Category Archives: Adoption Resources

Talking to Family About Adoption

It is important to talk to your family about adoption because they can become your support system. In order to get their help and support during this exciting and difficult time, they need to fully understand your situation and the steps you want to take. Even though you’re confiding in your family and close friends, [...]

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How to Pick an Adoption Agency

When you begin to look for adoption agencies, how do you know which agency is right for you?  There is a great deal of variation between agencies: their services, their costs, and their philosophies about adoption.  Here are a few things that you should consider when making your decision. 1. Know the differences in the [...]

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How to Find the Right Adoption Match

Most every prospective adoptive parent anxiously waits for their first contact and hopes that the first contact will result in a match and eminent placement.  While this has, and does happen, it is more realistic to prepare for multiple contacts before finding the right match.  Are you on the adoption journey with the first person [...]

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Independent Adoption Center Expands to Connecticut

On February 27, 2013, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) licensed The Independent Adoption Center to provide adoption services in the state of Connecticut. IAC  is a full service adoption agency for both birth and adoptive families. The agency provides non-directive counseling, home study, outreach and placement, termination of parental rights, post-placement supervision, and [...]

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IAC Sponsors Adoptee Night with the SF Giants

The Independent Adoption Center is proud to sponsor the first annual Adoptee Night at the San Francisco Giants game. The event will take place on July 24th as the Giants play the San Diego Padres. We sat down with Adoptee Night organizer Holly Bachman, founder and CEO of the Mixed Roots Foundation, to find out [...]

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Discover & Share Adoption Content

We’ve scoured the Internet to bring you the best sources for informative, inspiring adoption content. With the help of our resident experts and social media savvy staff, we’ve created a list sure to put you on the fast track to content discovery. Share this information with your friends, followers, and readers in support of open [...]

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How Has Technology and Social Media Evolved the Adoption Process?

Like many couples, you and your partner have probably been talking about adoption for weeks or months. You may have started your research by Googling “adoption” on the web and then starting e-mailing adoption agencies that came up on Google’s first page. If you are lucky you may know a couple who has already adopted [...]

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A Look At Open Adoption – Does It Work Better For The Child?

IAC’s Marketing Directors were interviewed by the Pleasant Hill Patch on the advantages of open adoption and the comprehensive services IAC provides to ensure the health and happiness of all parties involved. Read the full article by Sarah Cooke: “A Look At Open Adoption – Does It Work Better For The Child?”

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“OutRaleigh, May 5th 2012 — All Families Matter!”

The Independent Adoption Center is gearing up to participate in OutRaleigh this Saturday, May 5th. OutRaleigh is a street festival hosted by the LGBT Center of Raleigh. It’s a day long celebration that attracts local businesses, organizations, and residents who support the LGBT community. There will be a main stage for performances as well as [...]

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Using Pinterest to Share and Discover Open Adoption

The Independent Adoption Center is happy to announce that we’ve joined the enormously popular Pinterest community! We’ve already started a few boards: Open Adoption, containing our favorite adoption related quotes and gifts; Books Worth Reading, full of insightful literature on open adoption; and It’s a boy!/It’s a girl! boards with announcement and gift ideas and [...]

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