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Happy National Adoption Month! This year National Adoption Month shines a spotlight on the critical need for families for older youth—especially teens ages 15–18 years old.

Visit the National Adoption Month website to find information for adoption professionals.



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Approximately 399,546 children are in foster care in the United States right now. 101,719 of those children will not be able to return to home and are waiting for families to adopt them.

Because of many dedicated organizations around the country, more than 49,866 children in U.S. foster care are adopted each year. But that’s simply not enough. Last year, 23,439 children-64 each and every day-aged out of foster care without permanent families, alone and not prepared for life’s challenges.

How can you help ensure that every waiting child finds a family?



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