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.
All Home Studies Are Not Created Equal—Should They Be?￼
In the Declaration of Independence penned by Founding Father Thomas Jefferson, the bold statement is made that “all men are created equal.” While that may be the case for humans, the same thing cannot be said for adoption home studies. In fact, the home study process varies greatly from home study provider to home study […]
I’ve Got A Secret! – Belatedly Telling A Child They’re Adopted
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.
Adopting Through Intervention: First Days at Home
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.