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Virtual National Adoption Month Celebration 2020
Register to virtually attend the Children’s Bureau event.
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Adoption From Foster Care Ad Campaign
You can’t imagine the reward of adopting a teen!
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Adoption Excellence Awards
Recognize outstanding accomplishments in achieving permanency for America's children waiting in foster care.
See past awardees.
ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge
Encourages partnerships to find permanent families for children and youth waiting for adoption.
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The Children's Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funds
National Adoption Month initiative each November through a partnership with AdoptUSKids
and Child Welfare Information Gateway.