Video: Friends in Adoption posed this question to their alumni families, asking them to share their memories of meeting their child for the first time.… Read More
Spectrum News converses with Friends in Adoption! Matt Hunter, reporter with Spectrum News, spent an afternoon interviewing FIA alumni Colby and Tifanie and Ron and Katharine, about their experiences with being new parents. Matt also spoke with Patty Smith, FIA’s Case Manager and Community Outreach Provider working out of Glenville, Schenectady County, NY.… Read More
Birth Mother’s Day is just around the corner – May 13th, 2017! In honor of Birth Mother’s Day, FIA is sharing a story from one of our many special families. “We are Kathy and Dave (not pictured), we adopted Lucy 5 years ago. We have a very open adoption with her birth mother and her family. We could not be … Read More
“Thank you Friends in Adoption (FIA) for all of your help and support! We are so thankful for Aidan! He brings so much joy to our lives. We also feel very lucky to have such a special relationship with both of Aidan’s birth parents.”
Stacy and Brendan… Read More
The Keep it Real Project: Real Adoptions. Real People. Real Images.
Calling All FIA Family Members!
FIA loves featuring photos of REAL FIA ALUMNI. Portraying actual FIA family members (birth and adoptive) in our print and electronic publications, as opposed to using stock photos, are the only way to keep it real! If you and/or your family members are interested in being a part of this exciting project, please click on the link below and from there you will be able to send us your best 1-3 family photos…… Read More
“Beth was our main contact at Friends in Adoption (FIA) while we were active and prior to the birth of our son, she is very kind and caring. Beth is very committed to taking care of the waiting families and guiding them through the process. At our request, we checked in with Beth monthly to get an update on how many of our profiles went out in the prior month. She was very accommodating to this request and always responded quickly and with as much detail as possible. We appreciated Beth’s coordination of the Stay Acquainted meetings; we found it very helpful during our waiting period.”
— Trish and Matt, adoptive parents
“Dear Friends in Adoption, we wanted to take this time to thank all of those at FIA who helped us finalize our family. We can’t say enough about the staff at FIA and our peace of mind knowing that FIA will always be there for our family and our for our birth parents as we begin this journey.”… Read More
“Words can’t quite capture how grateful we are for you and all you’ve done to make Austin, Mark and I a family! From our very first call you worked from a place of respect and love, for all involved. Thank you for being such an amazing liaison between Emma, Dan, Mark and me. During a potentially nerve-racking process, you guided us with warmth and ease — and we’ll forever remember and value your role in our adoption story!”… Read More