We recently held an amazing new class – Adoption 101 – expertly facilitated by Katie Foley, MSW, and Associate Director of Outreach at Spence-Chapin – also our generous sponsor.
For those in our community who are considering adoption among the various pathways to parenthood, Katie provided a rich overview of the current landscape of international and domestic adoption, and the needs of the children waiting for adoptive families.
In case you missed this highly educational class, you can listen to the re-play here.
As Katie helped participants explore if adoption is the right fit to grow their families, and discussed the steps involved in an adoption process, she also mentioned an array of resources that would be helpful. The following are those resources (and others) that Katie would like to share for your ongoing reference and support:
- International Adoption: U.S. State Department
- Domestic Adoption Attorneys
- Waiting Children
- Human Rights Campaign’s All Children All Families
- Donaldson Adoption Institute
- Openness in Adoption
Generously sponsored by
Spence-Chapin brings over 100 years of experience to providing adoption and adoption-related services of the highest quality. Our mission is driven by the simple belief that every child deserves a family. We have placed over 20,000 children in loving, permanent families since 1908.
Katie Foley, MSW, is the Associate Director of Outreach at Spence-Chapin. She has helped hundreds of families explore their options to become parents. As a social worker, she has assisted many families through the domestic and international adoption process. She is motivated by Spence-Chapin’s mission that every child deserves a family and is an advocate for children and families.
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