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All posts tagged 'Family Support'

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10 Tips When Planning a Heritage Trip

Considering heritage travel with your child? Here are 10 tips from a WACAP family ...

Three Resources for Foster and Adoptive Parents of LGBTQ Youth

For foster and adoptive families of LGBTQ youth, here are three resources recommended by WACAP and the Human Rights Campaign, All Children, All Families.

Foster and Adoptive Parent Support Group Listings and Look-Ups

As you build your support network, here are some tips, resources and links you may find helpful:

Foster Care and Adoption Benefits and “Benefits of the Heart”

WACAP’s Foster Care and Adoption staff answer some commonly asked questions about foster care and adoption, foster care and adoption benefits, and who to contact about becoming a foster parent. Not least of all, they talk about why fostering a child is an endeavor and “benefit of the heart,” bringing stability and love to children and youth when they need it most.

Navigating the Holidays: Advice From WACAP Families

A collection of advice about how to approach or navigate the holidays from adoptive and foster families. 

Talking With Your Child's Teachers: A Resource You Can Share About Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Need a resource you can share with your child's teachers that talks about how adoption, foster care, trauma, and transition can impact your child in the classroom?

WACAP Now Podcast: Parents of 11 on Saying Yes Through Challenges

Parents of 11, with over 25 grandchildren and great children, talk about parenting, their family built through birth and adoption, hurdles they've faced, and the legacy they're all part of... love in this podcast ...

WACAP Now Podcast: On Haiti, Preparing for Storms, and the Children

In this 2017 podcast, on the eve of Hurricane Irma, the orphanage caregivers and the children in Haiti had prepared for the storm, should Haiti be in Irma's direct path. In this podcast with Maya Andreic, program manager of WACAP's Haiti program, you'll learn more about the children waiting for families and the stability they need between the storms we hear about, and the ones we don't.

WACAP Now Podcast: On Identity, Race, and What Children Need to See Growing Up

A candid discussion about adoption, race and identity with Jacob, adopted from Colombia in the mid '80s. Learn about his experience growing up adopted as a child of color in a predominately white neighborhood, and what, looking back as an adult, he wishes his parents had known as he was grappling with questions about where he belonged.



Q & A: What if I get pregnant during the adoption process?

Not surprisingly, a question that’s asked frequently by those inquiring about adoption has to do with pregnancy. “What happens if I get pregnant during the adoption process?" WACAP's Director of Social Services, Elana Roschy, answers ... 

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