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Posted @ 1/11/2019 5:00 PM By blog editor
Considering heritage travel with your child? Here are 10 tips from a WACAP family ...
Posted @ 12/28/2018 5:00 PM By blog editor
For foster and adoptive families of LGBTQ youth, here are three resources recommended by WACAP and the Human Rights Campaign, All Children, All Families.
Posted @ 12/3/2018 5:00 PM By blog editor
As you build your support network, here are some tips, resources and links you may find helpful:
Posted @ 11/20/2018 4:30 PM By blog editor
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.
Posted @ 10/23/2018 12:00 PM By blog editor
A collection of advice about how to approach or navigate the holidays from adoptive and foster families.
Posted @ 10/2/2018 12:00 PM By blog editor
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?
Posted @ 9/9/2018 12:00 PM By blog editor
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 ...
Posted @ 8/10/2018 1:00 PM By blog editor
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.
Posted @ 7/19/2018 12:00 PM By blog editor
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.
Posted @ 6/8/2018 11:45 AM By blog editor
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 ...