Pre+Post Adoption Support

Pre+Post Adoption Support

10 Helpful Resources for Families Impacted by Adoption or Foster Care

November 8, 2016

Welcoming a child into your home is the beginning of a new season that often requires support for the unfamiliar challenges you find yourself facing. This season lives in the tension between beauty and difficulty. Many others have walked this journey before you, and there is help along the way. The resources listed below have […]

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7 Statistics You Should Know About Orphans and Adoption

September 10, 2015

The best way to start advocating for orphans is to become as informed about the orphan crisis as you can. When you gather information and seek to be more educated about the issue, you will be able to share what you know with others, encouraging them to join you in the movement to care for […]

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5 Steps Toward Becoming a Foster Parent

August 26, 2015

Right now, there are thousands of children in foster care around the United States. As a foster parent, you can provide care and support to these precious children. Here are five steps toward becoming a foster parent: 1. Contact your state Find your state’s DHS site to find out the immediate steps needed to become […]

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5 Great Ways to Get Involved in Foster Care

June 17, 2015

When thinking about the global orphan crisis, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the staggering numbers and statistics. Still, every effort made toward caring for orphans is both important and impactful. In the words of Mother Teresa, who dedicated her life to serving the poor, “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things […]

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Should We Care for Kids in America First?

April 30, 2015

Hard Questions: In this blog series, Show Hope staff members do their best to help shed light on some of the hardest questions we are asked here at Show Hope. We will strive to foster a healthy dialogue, but we acknowledge that we do not have all the answers! If you have a hard question you’d like […]

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5 Practical Ways to Support Foster Families

April 20, 2015

Foster care is an important way for families to help care for vulnerable children in their community. At any given time, there are thousands of children in the United States foster care system waiting for their forever family. There are also thousands of families who have committed their hearts and resources to being foster parents. […]

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5 Ways to Be an Ally for Children in Foster Care

March 6, 2015

As Show Hope seeks to fulfill God’s call to care for the needs of waiting children around the world, would you consider partnering with us in this great work? Here are five ways to be an ally for children in foster care: 1. Adopt Many don’t realize that there are thousands of children in the U.S. […]

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What is the Cost in Adopting from Foster Care?

November 21, 2014

While most know that it can be quite expensive to adopt through international or private domestic adoption programs, adopting through a foster care agency can involve very little expense…and sometimes none at all! Families who seek to adopt from foster care typically work through local state child welfare agencies and/or private agencies under contract with […]