Advocacy|Ethics|US Department of State

Children And Families First

Whether you are an adoptee, an adoptive parent, a hopeful-adoptive parent, or simply have a heart for adoption, your voice is needed today. The State Department is set to enforce regulations for adoption agencies that have been on the books for years – regulations that will protect children and families from exploitation and heartache. The

Ethics|Fees|In The News|US Department of State

Is It Time To Panic?

There’s been a lot of buzz in the last week or so about a hike in adoption costs coming from the State Department.  Some reports are claiming the new fees will cost agencies hundreds of thousands of dollars and cause some to go out of business.  They also warn that people will be priced out

In The News|US Department of State

Accrediting Entities And Why They Matter

In recent months a significant shake-up has taken place behind the scenes in the world of U.S. intercountry adoptions. The Council on Accreditation (COA), an independent human service accrediting organization authorized by the Department of State to monitor and oversee up to 200 adoption agencies, recently announced it would be “unable to continue to perform