On February 13, CAS Executive Director Phyllis Stephenson sat down to discuss the recent changes to the re-accreditation process for international adoption agencies. Previously, all agencies worked with the well-known accrediting agency, Council on Accreditation (COA), but, moving forward, all international adoption agencies will have to work with the new accrediting agency, IAAME. Listen to […]
What You Need to Know On February 1, the Department of State and IAAME, the new accrediting agency for all US Adoption Agencies, announced their New Fee Schedule to go into effect February 15. Moving forward, all US agencies must be accredited by IAAME to work in adoptions. Included in this fee schedule is a new […]
Join some of our former CAS families on Feb 17 as they host their annual celebration of Tet, the Lunar New Year in honor of their children from Vietnam! Contact Anna Hull for more information!
Click here to view our latest Family Connections newsletter! Family Connections December 2017 Highlights: Happy holidays from our family to yours! Meet Selena, this month’s featured Waiting Child Making the Holidays Special, by CAS Domestic Program Manager, Ruth Hilton, LCSW 5 Steps to Support Families After They Arrive Home About: Family Connections has recently been reintroduced […]
Your support equips Carolina and ABC Adoption Services to fulfill our mission of “changing the world, one child, one family at a time.” Click here to donate.
At Carolina and ABC Adoption Services we know the beauty of adoption is alive and well in the lives of numerous families throughout the world. We invite you to hear the stories of families touched by adoption in our video, The Beauty of Adoption.
Christmas is celebrated all over the world, but that doesn’t mean that it looks the same everywhere you go. We invite you to begin learning about different traditions from all around the world, then go out and start some new traditions of your own!
The joys of adoption are deep and profound. You are bringing a child into your home to make someone who was once an outsider a member of your family and change their name from stranger to daughter or son. This is a beautiful thing! The miracle of adoption, is that it is both an instant […]
Special needs. Down syndrome. Cerebral palsy. Spina bifida. Hydrocephaly. Some of the most anxiety-inducing words in all of adoption. Still, that’s where our family landed after considering all the different adoption options open to us. After all, when expecting our third child, markers for chromosomal disorders, specifically Down syndrome, were found on ultrasounds. Scott and […]