A Message From ACF Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson
"National Adoption Month Message From Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson"
National Adoption Month provides the opportunity to increase awareness about the work States are conducting to support the ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge.
- Focuses on the 122,000 children waiting for permanency in the foster care system. Many of these children are already in the homes that they are seeking placement and are waiting for the system to catch up, finish paperwork or schedule hearings.
- Builds coalitions with Governors, youth, and private, public, and faith based organizations to create best practices.