While Eden Westside was organizing Families Count classes, Chris and Treana’s world was being shaken to its core. Plagued with active drug addiction and a marriage that was crumbling, their children were removed from their home until Chris and Treana could show that they were a safe place for their children again.
This past weekend we held our very first foster parent training in Colombia. ICBF is the child welfare division of the Colombian government which oversees foster families and adoption. They were so gracious to give us this opportunity to pilot a program to educate local Colombian foster families through a two-part training.
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2,144 orphaned and vulnerable children were impacted through (un)adopted® in 2016.
144 birthmothers were served and 21 statewide families completed their adoptions in 2016.
1,062 families received counseling, education, and support through Lifeline’s post adoption team in 2015.
288 children found their forever families through international adoption in 2016.