Family Matters! It's not just better, it's scientifically necessary!
Increasingly, research is proving and clarifying what we all know instinctively: the importance of a loving, responsive adult in the life of a child. Children who aren’t offered emotional, physical, and mental support are hindered in reaching developmental milestones.Continue Reading
A Good, Solid Grounding: How Stable Families Help Prevent Human Trafficking
We’re grateful that many dedicated professionals—representatives, judges, lawyers, social workers, agencies, advocates, and others—work tirelessly to reduce the correlation between foster care and human trafficking. Every effort should be made to keep children safe while in foster care, this is essential.Continue Reading
Everyone Can Do Something with Foster the City
Foster the City, co-hosted by National Council For Adoption and DC127, helped raise awareness of children in foster care and provide resources for all to take action. In our nation’s capital, there are more than 1,300 children in the foster care system, and because of this, NCFA and DC127 are determined to reverse the wait list so there are more families waiting for children than there are children waiting for families.Continue Reading
Celebrate National Adoption Month!
November is National Adoption Month, and organizations all over the U.S. have packed it full with festivities! We want you to smile, laugh, learn, join in community, and collectively celebrate family by checking out some of these events.Continue Reading
National Adoption Month is Almost Here!
NCFA joins organizations across the country in celebrating National Adoption Month. We will be hosting an online auction with dozens of great items to benefit our programs. Find great deals on holiday gifts!Continue Reading
Your Sneak Peek of Foster the City
NCFA is teaming up with DC127 to present Foster the City, an event that invites everyday residents of Washington, DC, and the surrounding area to make a huge impact on those statistics. This free community event features sessions that are divided into four tracks, so everyone can find a way to help children in foster care.Continue Reading
CCCWA Visits D.C.
On September 25th, the delegation arrived at the NCFA offices in Alexandria. There were warm and generous introductions of Chuck Johnson, Director Zhang Shefeng, the delegates, our staff, and the multiple member agencies present with particular emphasis on the integrity and prestige of the Chinese Government and their contributions to the global adoption community.Continue Reading
On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Senator Mary Landrieu graciously opened up her home for NCFA to host a fundraiser benefiting the iChooseAdoption campaign. It was an intimate and wonderful gathering among individuals who connected across political aisles and religious views on the cause of adoption and seeing it promoted positively.Continue Reading