May is National Foster Care month across the United States, which celebrates those families that care for children in the foster care system as well as those that have adopted these children. This time is also used to spread awareness to those who may not know about the needs of the foster care system. Families looking into adoption in Georgia may want to consider adopting a child from foster care. Other resources and family law professionals can assist with this adoption process and provide more information.
The story of one family shows the beauty of being a foster family. Having been foster parents for five years, this husband and wife recently adopted four of their foster children. They have provided these children with a forever home and a loving environment in which they can grow and develop.
Those who adopt anyone of the thousands of children in the foster care system are committed to caring for those children into adulthood and providing for their needs. Adoptive parents provide these children with the love and nurture that is needed to help them develop emotionally, socially and physically. Adoption gives children a home and family that they otherwise would grow up without.
Foster care adoption is just one of many options available to families in Georgia. In additional to domestic adoptions, which includes foster care, international adoptions allow families to adopt children from around the world. Those interested in learning more or taking the next step in the adoption process can contact someone in the field of family law who may be able to provide guidance in this area.
Source: yourhoustonnews.com, “Family Honored During National Foster Care Month”, Vagney Bradley, May 11, 2016