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Be a Champion for Children This Holiday Season

"Every child deserves a champion; an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best they can possibly be." That powerful statement from Rita Pierson, an educator from...

Open Adoption

At what moment exactly does one become a parent? For some couples, it’s seeing two faint pink lines appear on a stick. For others, it’s hearing from a doctor that a medical procedure has finally worked. And some become parents by receiving a phone call saying they...

Becoming a Foster Parent

It's a topic we've seen popping up more and more for our readers lately: What steps are required to become a foster parent? Am I the right candidate for fostering? What should I expect? In the May issue of Indy's Child we're talking about these questions and more.

5 Reasons to Consider Adopting an Older Child

Many people associate adoption with bringing a brand new baby home from the hospital. But what if the right child for you is actually a grade schooler or teenager? In honor of National Adoption Month this November, read on...

Become a Foster Parent in Indiana

Over 9,000 Indiana children currently live in foster care. Foster kids are often transient, moving from temporary home to temporary home after experiencing neglect, abuse or simple bad luck. Many will age out of the foster care system before...

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