Dear friends of waiting adoptive moms: some things to know (also, we’re sorry)

This is a repost of a blog entry from by Wymsel 1. Your friend is not crazy. (She is adopting.) There is, I will admit, a fine line between those two, but still, it’s good to remember. The international adoption of a child requires enough paperwork to kill a small forest. And more governmental red tape than […]

New Policies Regarding Adoptions from China

  In order to better help children find forever families, The China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA) is updating their eligibility requirements for prospective adoptive parents. There have been several positive changes in eligibility requirements, particularly affecting prospective adoptive parents who are either single or over the age of 50. Read below for […]

Download “The Life App” Today

  Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to offer words of encouragement or guidance to a woman in a crisis pregnancy situation? Did you have trouble figuring out exactly what to say or do? – Well, there’s an app for that! FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, has partnered with […]

Congratulations to the Pointe Coupee Parish HIPPY Program

The Pointe Coupee Parish HIPPY Program was recognized as one of the HIPPY USA ETO All-Stars, for achieving No Missing Data status in the Missing Information Report. Let’s congratulate the team for their efforts and accomplishments.

The Louisiana Heart Gallery

  The Louisiana Heart Gallery advocates for children available for adoption in the Louisiana foster care system who long for a forever family.  Please visit the Louisiana Heart Gallery website by clicking here.  

The Adoption Tax Credit needs your stories!

  Coming up soon are some great opportunities to engage with Congress to retain and improve the Adoption Tax Credit. The Adoption Tax Credit Working Group is committed to ensuring that the credit remains available and returns to refundability so that children and families can reap the benefits, but we need your help! Constituent stories matter […]

Save the Adoption Tax Credit

Interested in getting S.950 passed? Contact your two Senators to ask them to protect the adoption tax credit and make it refundable. Call the Capitol switch board, ask to be connected to your Senator’s office (202) 224-3121. Then ask your Senators to become co-sponsors of S.950 — the bipartisan Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act. Factsheets, […]