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Children, including those with emotional, behavioral or development challenges, need safe, nurturing homes.
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TODAY: 12 kids are adopted live on TODAY

TODAY: 12 kids are adopted live on TODAY | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
Video on Today: Watch as new families are created on the TODAY plaza, where a judge finalizes the adoption of 12 children live.
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Kayla’s story

Kayla’s story | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
The following was written by a 9th grader, Kayla, whose family provides foster care for children in Milwaukee County.  Her honest and emotional journey can help remind us all that foster care is much more than a “job” or a “way to give back to the...
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Brandi Nichole's curator insight, August 25, 2014 10:24 AM

Beautifully written to show how one child can affect someone else life in ways they never thought possible. 

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Feeling at home, Hageman becomes face of Gophers football

Feeling at home, Hageman becomes face of Gophers football | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
Stretched underneath a black cutoff tank top, across Gophers defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman’s hulking chest, are four words that act like an anthem: “Only the strong survive
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Love's way

Love's way | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
Would you foster a child? Meet three carers who set out to do their bit for the community – and reaped their own rewards along the way.
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Russia’s ban on U.S. adoptions devastates American families

Russia’s ban on U.S. adoptions devastates American families | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
Retaliatory measure frustrates American families waiting to complete process and bring home children.
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Wisconsin Adoption > Home

Wisconsin Adoption > Home | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it

We are an organization that receives funding from the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families to provide information about adoption to:
- Prospective adoptive parents
- Social workers
- The general public

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Safe sleeping advice from an EMT, foster parent

Safe sleeping advice from an EMT, foster parent | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
My name is Melanie Paolo. I have been a foster parent for three years, have adopted three beautiful children and am working on adopting our fourth. Being a foster/adoptive parent has given me a whole different appreciation for being a mom.
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Recognition well earned for former foster children

Recognition well earned for former foster children | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
Amanda Salas recently graduated from high school and was accepted into Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota. Kellie Perleberg also earned a high school diploma and has been accepted into the University of Wisconsin at Platteville.
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Adoption numbers rising for kids in foster care

Adoption numbers rising for kids in foster care | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
It's important to work on family success, not just child placement, expert says.
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Aging Out of Foster Care: The Costs of Doing Nothing Affect Us All

Aging Out of Foster Care: The Costs of Doing Nothing Affect Us All | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
Aging Out of Foster Care: The Costs of Doing Nothing Affect Us All - The Huffington Post
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Foster Care's Invisible Youth (Full Episode)

There are approximately 400,000 youth in foster care in the United States. A disproportionate number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (...
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Senate Passes Adoption Legislation Before Holiday Break

Senate Passes Adoption Legislation Before Holiday Break | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
This month, the U.S. Senate passed two pieces of legislation aimed at helping children, particularly those who have been adopted and those who are waiting to be connected with permanent families of their own.
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Grow Hope | Foster Care & Adoption Services in Milwaukee, WI

Grow Hope | Foster Care & Adoption Services in Milwaukee, WI | Foster Care and Adoption | Scoop.it
St. Aemilian-Lakeside, and subsidiary Integrated Family Services, provides foster placement and support for kids with varying needs, and adoption licensing.
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