With Adoption, Expect the Unexpected
All Adoption Stories
Putting Life on Pause: Adoption Hosting
Talking about adoption with your family can be difficult. Where do you even begin the conversation? Sometimes reading about other people’s experiences can make it easier to talk about your own. These books explore adoption, race, identity, foster care, and the feelings from love to loneliness to everything in-between. They’re perfect to read as your family begins to talk about their own story.
Children Ages 0 – 5
Children Ages 6 – 11
Children Ages 12 – 18
Photo Album or Early Lifebook
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. We have domestic and international adoption programs in the United States, Bulgaria, Co...Learn more, see kids, or contact agency 410 East 92nd Street New York
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Includes the "bible" of homeland visit planning a
A beautiful adoptee story
Changes are difficult. Think ahead of what you can do during the crucial transition period for both you and your child.
A reflection on adopting an older child with special needs
Be prepared to be amazed!
US Department of State Poses Extreme Restrictions on Child Advocacy for Adoption
More slots have been made available for the healthy tract