Because of the impact that early life has on food and eating, children from trauma often have feeding challenges. We talked with Melissa Pouncey, a speech therapist, who specializes in children from hard places and has worked closely with Lifeline in training caregivers through (un)adopted® trips. She has given us a basic understanding of feeding issues and when therapy is needed.
Many times financial barriers can be an obstacle to families embarking on an adoption journey. We understand that funding an international adoption is daunting, so Lifeline strives to provide support and relief, whenever possible, for families. We are excited to share that a group of families have provided $300 scholarships to new applicant
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1,923 orphaned and vulnerable children were impacted through (un)adopted® in 2017.
252 birthmothers were counseled through unplanned pregnancies in 2017.
1,200 counseling hours provided for families by our licensed therapists in 2017.
229 children found their forever families through international adoption in 2017.