Choosing WACAP

Accreditation & Awards

WACAP is widely recognized for excellence and high ethical standards in adoption and child assistance. We have received the following awards and accreditations:

COA Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services (COA)
Accredited under the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption (2008, 2012)
Accredited agency (1999)

 CCA Children's Charities of America (CCA)
 ICA Independent Charities of America (ICA)
The ICA awarded WACAP its Seal of Excellence, identifying us as one of the "Best Charities in America."
 Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute appointed Janice Neilson, former WACAP executive director, to its Practice and Research Advisory Committee (1997)
"Thank you for the help you and the staff of WACAP provided to me as we worked our way through the legal system…Thanks to all the staff of WACAP for the extraordinary help which has provided so much joy to our home. We are humbled by the blessing Grace has been to us." - Kelye


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“Since we live in another state, we’ve never met anyone from WACAP personally, but we feel like you’re all family.” ~ Brian & Carmen