31 01, 2019

Complete the Adoption Application and Home Study

By |2019-01-31T12:00:03-04:00January 31st, 2019|Adoption|0 Comments

When you contact an agency, you will likely be invited to attend an orientation session where you and other potential adoptive parents will learn about the agency’s procedures and you will receive application forms. If your application is accepted, you’ll pay a registration fee and go on to a pre-placement inquiry known as the “home [...]

7 11, 2018

W.I.S.E. ways to respond to questions about adoption

By |2018-11-07T15:42:52-04:00November 7th, 2018|Adoption|0 Comments

"Is that really your sister-she's white and you're black?" It's true...my five year old daughter was asked this by a grown man while we were getting pedicures on our "Mom & Daughters Date" outing.  This is just one example of the uncomfortable questions my Ethiopian princess faces from time to time.  Fortunately, we have prepared [...]

25 07, 2018

The Schaefer Family Success Story

By |2018-07-25T17:10:49-04:00July 25th, 2018|Success Story|0 Comments

By:  Zach & Erica Schaefer We have always had a desire to make a difference in the lives of children across the globe that truly have the greatest need. Without a doubt, the love of children has been monumental in our lives. We have enjoyed getting to know many children through family, friends and even [...]

24 05, 2018

How to Choose an Adoption Agency

By |2018-05-24T21:02:19-04:00May 24th, 2018|Adoption|2 Comments

The decision to adopt a child is a very important one.  Adoptive parents need to be able to trust and rely on their agency.  This summary highlights some things to consider when selecting an adoption agency. Choose a licensed adoption agency Each state has a licensing division that sets, monitors and maintains standards for child-placement.  [...]

23 01, 2018

Different Types of Adoption

By |2018-05-04T22:32:53-04:00January 23rd, 2018|Adoption|0 Comments

There are numerous ways that families hearts are knit together, each with a unique story! 💞 Research the programs that best fit your needs and please feel free to reach out to us at isupportadoptions@gmail.com for direction. Here are the most common types of adoptions... The biggest distinction related to types, is a domestic adoption vs. [...]

19 01, 2018

About Us

By |2018-01-25T15:16:55-04:00January 19th, 2018|Adoption|0 Comments

My name is Maria and my sister, Laura, and I have had three adoption experiences in our extended family and our efforts are dedicated to the children we love and for all the children waiting... Read on to learn more about I Support Adoption's story! "They want to adopt, but the expense...", she said. I [...]

23 06, 2017

Children’s Books Celebrating Adoption and Multicultural Families

By |2017-06-23T20:56:01-04:00June 23rd, 2017|Adoption|0 Comments

    I read recently that multiracial children are one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population.  I'm not surprised however...since bringing my adopted daughter home over five years ago, I have noticed a change in social attitudes.  The number of mixed-race families is increasing due to interracial relationships, as well as an [...]

8 02, 2017

The majority of Americans are personally effected by adoption.

By |2017-02-08T12:47:53-04:00February 8th, 2017|Adoption|0 Comments

In 1997, the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute conducted a survey that found that 6 in 10 Americans have had personal experience with adoption, meaning that they themselves, a family member, or a close friend was adopted, had adopted a child, or had placed a child for adoption.   The featured image is of I [...]

18 12, 2016

A Season of Thanksfulness

By |2016-12-18T15:30:33-04:00December 18th, 2016|Adoption|0 Comments

A season of thanks, a season of giving... Some of the things that come to mind when considering gratitude are healthy children, supportive family, quality time with loved ones, religious freedom and safety.   As you make your year-end plans, please consider donating to I Support Adoptions (ISA) to help us continue our work of supporting [...]