Agape Adoptions provides a FREE Personalized Adoption Finance Coaching Service with a customized adoption finance plan for our adopting families. This Service offers webinars, training videos and consultations with a coach help you create an adoption budget, and learn about fundraising, grants and more!
According to the YAFC service,"Families that use Kelly's system of Tools to Finance Your Adoption, Grant Writing, Special Events and more, typically raise between $5,000 and $15,000 for their adoptions."
Click here to learn more about Adoption Finance Coaching Services. Once a family is accepted to Agape Adoptions, we will set you up with the Coaching Services.
A federal tax credit is available to eligible families. Visit https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc607 (or look up IRS tax topic 607) to learn more.
The Post Institute: The founders of the Post Institute are passionate about helping parents create healing from the wounds created by trauma, by providing parents an understanding of the impact of trauma and a proven effective, unique model of parenting.
Free Resources from the Child Trauma Academy (Dr. Bruce Perry)
C.A.S.E.: Improving the lives of children who have been adopted or in foster care and their families through counseling, lifelong education, and a growing national network of trained professionals
Nurturing Attachments: a website that provides free articles and videos from Dr. Deborah Gray
Community Care (Seattle): A children’s mental health agency that has provided care for youth and families in the Seattle area since 1997. Provides youth and family psychotherapy, behavior plan writing, one to one behavior specialists, and three seasonal special needs camps.
Empowered to Connect Conference (Nationwide Simulcasts)
National Council for Adoption, an organization whose mission is to meet the diverse needs of children, birth parents, adopted individuals, adoptive families, and all those touched by adoption through global advocacy, education, research, legislative action, and collaboration.
Creating a Family, an infertility and adoption education nonprofit.
A list of medical review providers around the United States
Thomas Atwood & Jayne Schooler
Lisa Qualls and Dr. Karyn Purvis