Connecting hearts. Building families.

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Connecting hearts. Building families. It’s what we do! What have we been up to at Connecting Hearts Adoption? We have been BUSY! Our clients have been traveling across Florida and across the country adopting. While most of our client families adopt newborn infants, we have had a handful of clients bring home toddlers in the past few months. At Connecting …

Considering Adoption?

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Considering Adoption? The holidays are here. Many associate the holidays with family. And for some, family is a tough topic. Adoption is expensive. Ever consider adopting from foster care? Adopting from foster care is FREE. Yes. You read that right. It costs nothing. There are thousands of children in foster care in Florida and across the country who desperately need …

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

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National Adoption Awareness Month Did you know that November is National Adoption Awareness Month? Each year, November is the month recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. While all adoption-related issues are important, the particular focus of this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care. Whether you are located in Florida or in another state, you have likely …

Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

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Just because you live in one state doesn’t mean you have to adopt there. People travel from state-to- state all the time to adopt their children. There is a process that dictates how fast you can go home after your child is placed with you for adoption. This process is often known as “ICPC.” This acronym stands for the Interstate …

When is a Florida home study adoption update required?

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When is a Florida home study adoption update required? In Florida, a home study update is required if it has been a year since your initial study was completed and you have yet to adopt a baby or child. An updated adoption home study is required in order for you to maintain your eligibility. In addition, all of your background …

adoption concerns

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Adoption Concerns One of the most popular adoption concerns we hear the most is “what if she changes her mind?” It definitely happens. Not often, but it does happen. There is no such thing as a risk-free adoption. Obviously, there are financial risks and dealing with the emotional risks can be even more challenging when coping with all of your …

Orlando Adoption Support Group

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Orlando Adoption Support Group Do you know that there are adoption support groups that are local to you? Please ask and we are happy to share with you local resources. Our home base is in Orlando where there is an active support group. The Orlando Adoption Network is a great opportunity for those considering adoption, those waiting to adopt and …