We are joining with the Office of Children’s Issues to remind all families of the importance of meeting all of your post adoption requirements in a timely matter. According to Office of Children’s Issues, “Post-adoption reports provide assurance to the authorities of the child’s country of origin that children who are placed with permanent families […]
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 […]
Is your child the next American Idol, a future poet or are they a pro athlete in the making? We want to know about their talents! Send us a clip of your child showing off their talent(s)! In honor of our 25th year and our Blue Jeans and Pearl Gala, we are celebrating twenty five […]
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 […]
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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.