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Adoption Connections Support Group

Come learn about the special emotional and social needs of adopted children.  The information applies to domestically and internationally adopted children, whether they were placed at birth or at an older age.  Learn practical tips for building a stronger relationship with your child. Adoption Connections Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of most months from [...]

Hague Accreditation certifies program for international adoption support

Family Services Inc. has achieved Hague Accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA) as authorized by the U.S. Department of State. Family Services President and CEO Bob Feikema received official notification on December 18, 2015. “We are delighted and proud that our program has earned Hague Accreditation from the Council on Accreditation. This highest level [...]

By | 2017-06-09T10:23:44+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Foster moms identify the needs of new babies and new parents

Family Services foster mom Amy Sharp has cared for 60 babies who have lived their first hours, days, and sometimes months in the gap of transition to a forever home with their birth mother or an adopting family. Over 30 years, with time off to care for her own children including two adopted daughters, Sharp has [...]

By | 2016-02-25T14:27:31+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Categories: In the News, Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments