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Federal Adoption Policy Changes, A Call to Courage

Amid federal policy changes impacting adoption, a WACAP adoptive mom and case manager reminds us what waiting children need … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Intercountry Adoption Affordability

On February 1, 2018, the Department of State posted a notice of the accreditation fee schedule. Here’s what we’ve learned, how it impacts families, and how you can make your voice heard. Continue reading

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Adopting from Thailand

When considering various options for adoption, families sometimes overlook smaller or lesser known programs, such as WACAP’s terrific Thailand program. Thailand is known as “The Land of Smiles,” and it only takes walking around for a day to understand why. … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to Intercountry Adoption Rules by the U.S. Department of State

Most of us agree on the major things. It’s the details that often trip us.  Such is the case with recently proposed regulatory amendments for the Intercountry Adoption process by the U.S. Department of State, the central authority for adoption … Continue reading

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11,400 Lives

This year, we are celebrating WACAP’s 40th Anniversary. Wow. 40 years of bringing together families with the children who so desperately need them. Over 11,400 children have come home to parents who love them, to new siblings, to forever. I’m … Continue reading

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