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Agriculture Support Project

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Carolina Adoption Services is proud to support new, income-generating ventures at Peace Transitional Home, our partner in Luweero, Uganda. The orphanage director has provided estimated costs for the agricultural projects she is starting on the property. We are seeking partners to help make her visionary ideas a reality! These projects have been thoughtfully considered as […]

A New Path for Uganda Adoption

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Children’s Act Amendment Update & Upcoming Webinar There’s some news from Uganda that’s been making a splash among families who want to adopt: the Ugandan government has made some changes to their Children’s Act which broadly provides increased protections of children’s rights and, specifically, changes the rules for guardianship among non-Ugandan citizens. Our program coordinator […]

Family Resource Corner: The Wait

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The latest topic in our Family Resource Corner is The Wait. Cue the Jeopardy music! The wait can seem long, but keeping busy is a great way to keep from being too impatient for that next big step. After months of hard work, your home study has been finalized and your dossier submitted – you […]

Final Steps

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A Checklist for Ensuring Your Foreign-Born Child Has the Correct Documentation After coming home, the last thing that most families want to do is complete more paperwork. Those final steps of your adoption, as important as they may be, can easily be put off for another week, another month… another year… until you suddenly realize […]

Korean Culture Camp

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At CAS we believe in keeping our families connected to cultural and adoptive resources after they adopt. When a parent contacted us about his involvement with a Korean culture camp in North Carolina, we were delighted to pass along the details! We encourage you to check out Camp Moo Gung Hwa-registration is open now for the […]

Five Helpful Hints

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A Father’s Five Helpful Hints for the Adoption and the First Couple Years My wife and I finished our adoption in April of 2014 after a long and trying two-and-a-half year process. The paperwork was done, the court documents finalized, the money raised, and we were on our way to pick up our new son […]

Bridge to Brielle

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I have always been drawn to people with Down Syndrome. They radiate love. I’ve also always had the desire to adopt an orphan. When my husband and I put those two things together it created our desire to adopt a child with Down Syndrome from an orphanage. We found her on Rainbow Kids in March […]

Bulgaria Sibling Adoption

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My husband and I had been married for 11 years with three wonderful children when we felt we would like to add to our family through adoption. We knew the Lord was leading us to adopt internationally and through lots of praying and research we settled on Bulgaria. We chose to work with CAS due to […]

2016 Adoption Tax Credit

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The Federal Adoption Tax Credit allows families to reduce their tax liability for qualified adoption expenses. It is claimed in the year the adoption becomes final, but can include any qualified expenses paid in that year or previous ones. We’ve recently learned the maximum credit has increased yet again- it will be $13,460 dollars for […]

Intercultural Parenting: Upcoming Workshops

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Culture, identity, and race can lead to a variety of feelings and emotions for adopted children of all ages. As a parent, there are ways that you can learn more about how these feelings affect your child during each stage of their development-and learn ways to help your child develop positive cultural identity as they […]