ADOPT is committed to promoting and assuring that children in Virginia have the right to permanent homes through advocacy, education, legislative activities, and the examination of organizational practices.
Locations-Available for all DSS offices and ATCP providers across the country
Contact Person: Thea Ramirez
Services offered: Family-Match is a data driven application of Adoption-Share, Inc., designed to promote permanency for our youth in foster care through compatibility matching. Family-Match allows placement workers to use a centralized list of families across the Commonwealth of Virginia to better match children and families. Family Match works hard to expand state-wide, allowing additional recruitment tools for workers. Family Match travels to each DSS to offer training. Provides follow up questionnaires to track progress of placements.
Locations-Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News
Contact Person- Rebekah Hall
Services offered-Pregnancy counseling, Adoption Services, Home Studies for International Adoption, Parental Placement Adoption, Independent Adoptions, Kinship Adoptions, Post Adoption Support, Post Adoption Case Management
Services offered-Adoption & Resource Family HS assessments, Parental Placement, Waiting Child Adoptions, Post Adoption Services including case management, counseling, assessment, parent coaching, support groups, training and advocacy with schools, courts and DSS
Child & Family Development and Consultation Services
Site location-Richmond but can travel throughout state and train in different states, too
Contact Person- Carol Dolber McMurray
Dolber@msn.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Services offered-Life Book work with children in foster care and adopted; Training and Consultation services on child welfare matters(see website): Pre-service and in-service workshops or trainings for foster/resource/adoptive parents, Training in Nurturing Pareenting Programs for parents and their children
Services offered-Level I, II, III TFC, Non-treatment Foster Care, Infant/Dependent Care, Independent Living Arrangement, Parenting Skills Training and Coaching, Parent Coaching, Resource Famly Casework Services, Supervised Visitation, Intensive Care Coordination/High Fidelity Wrap-Around Services, Mentoring(Therapeutic Mentoring/Stablization Services) Independent Living Services, Individualized Support Services(Aftercare/Transitional Services), Stand Alone Transportation Services.
Services offered: Provides financial assisstance in the adoption process, increase awareness of adoption as a positive option for serving needs of children and building families, help to make adoption affordable for more families and meet the permanency needs of children in foster care