Tag Archives: adoptive families

  1. Hank, the CASA Volunteer

    Hank greets everyone with a big, welcoming smile and sparkling blue eyes. His presence is comforting, and that is especially important because Hank is a CASA volunteer who speaks on behalf of children living in the foster care system. Children living in foster care have experienced traumatizing abuse or neglect. A comforting, consistent, caring adult,…

  2. Adoption in the U.S.

    November is National Adoption Month, and to honor this special time, we’re sharing this helpful infographic. We hope this graphic will help you understand more about the adoption process and adoption in general. Here at Child Advocates we’re dedicated to finding children safe and appropriate homes in Indianapolis. We use community volunteers to help represent the best…

  3. Finding a (Adoptive) Home

    It was a legitimate question coming from an 8-year-old who had been in foster care for half of his young life. The thing is, we weren’t there to find him a home. We were there as part of a child welfare outcome audit. Our role was not to find him a home but to ascertain…