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Foster Parent Guides

Access foster parent guides from the University of Pittsburgh with topics covering development, behavior, emotional support, parenting, and health & nutrition.

Center for Adoption Medicine

Through a partnership with UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s, the Center for Adoption Medicine provides pre-adoption consultations, on-call travel support, and pediatric care for fostered & adopted children.

Tilt Parenting

TiLT Parenting was founded in 2016 by Debbie Reber as a podcast and community aimed at helping parents raising differently-wired kids do so from a place of confidence, connection, and joy. 

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

Nicole and Kristan are a queer Bay Area couple who want to adopt a child from foster care. As they prepare to have their home inspected, they child-proof their apartment and invite a couple of kids over to examine their handy work. Will they pass the safety check?

Childcare Resources of King County

Child Care Resources supports families in their search for child care, assists families experiencing homelessness with child care costs, coaches and provides resources for child care professionals, and trains and empowers low-income and refugee women pursuing careers in early learning. 

A Different Kind of Normal

Children who have been affected by prenatal substance abuse can be difficult children to parent, difficult children to get close to, and sometimes difficult children to love. They may find it difficult to love themselves. The reciprocal circle of attachment, so important in adoption, in this case may tilt out of focus not because of

Adoption Candle Ceremony

Ritual can play an important role in helping children address and express unspoken feelings. The folks at FAIR (Families Adopting in Response) have developed a beautiful ritual for adopted children. We encourage families and professionals to think about how they can use this ceremony, modified as needed, to validate the experiences of the children they