Join Friends in Adoption (FIA) for the next Get Acquainted Workshop — beginning on Thursday evening, December 12th, 2019 and continuing Friday all day (8am-4pm), December 13th, 2019. Location to be announced. Register now and join us to learn about adoption!… Read More
If you’re just tuning in to my Friends In Adoption (FIA) blog, my first blog talks about my adoption and how I felt growing up as an adopted child. My second blog is about how I met my biological sister (who I just recently found out existed!) when she was visiting our aunt in Rhode Island. It was an incredible experience and one of the best days of my life. Today, I will tell you about how I met my mother. … Read More
Free Information Session on Saturday, August 24th 2019 Where: Mocha Lisa’s Café, 22 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, NY Time: 9am – 11am Cost: FREE! Pre-registration is Required RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Come Ask Questions and Meet Professionals that work in the world of Adoption!!!… Read More
This year in New York City, pride month wrapped up thirty days of festivities with a day-long parade and festivals honoring World Pride . The celebration commemorated the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, a series of riots during the sixties that launched the ongoing movement for LGBTQ+ rights. Friends in Adoption had the privilege of tabling at Pride.… Read More
The Get Acquainted Workshop (GAW) is an in-depth educational opportunity for folks interested learning more about becoming adoptive parents. It’s a chance to learn all about the adoption process firsthand with our agency and to ask all of your adoption questions. The GAW is required for all prospective adoptive families who wish to work with Friends in Adoption, and is often the beginning of the relationship between our agency and you!… Read More
Gratitude – the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. As the Founding Director of Friends in Adoption for inching up to 40 years, I am eternally grateful for the gifts of an incredible staff, a dedicated Board of Directors, all of the attorneys, social workers and counselors who support the work we do and my ever growing Friends in Adoption family. In gratitude to all, Dawn… Read More
To all of our friends, families, and prospective adoptive families who celebrate the beautiful Festival of Lights!
As you light each Hanukkah candle, may it shed a lovely ray of light and hope and promise
on you and yours today….
—from all of us at Friends in Adoption… Read More