FAC members serve individuals desiring to grow their family through adoption. These individuals may utilize the FAC website to locate a member to assist them in a variety of ways related to adoption. Some FAC members conduct home studies to approve prospective adoptive parents for placement of a child in their home. Other FAC members provide assistance in matching prospective adoptive parents with a birth mother who is pursuing an adoptive placement. Counseling and case management services are offered by other FAC members.
For parents, having “the talk” with their child is a challenge that is often put off because it is an awkward topic. Adoptive parents have an even more daunting task. For them, “the talk” is not about the birds and the bees but about how their child came to be their child.
Many Florida families are growing thru something called an intervention. There is a time between when a child has been removed from their home and before parental rights have been terminated that an intervention can occur.
November is here, bringing with it the anticipation of Thanksgiving as well as the observance of National Adoption Month. Americans learn about the history of Thanksgiving in school and are familiar with its observance in their homes. But what do they know about National Adoption Month? Take this quiz to see what you may not know (but should) about this important observance in November.