1. Can Single Parents Adopt?

    There are many people in Pennsylvania who want to start a family, but for many reasons, are unable to. Some adopt due to medical reasons, they see a need in the world, or simply haven’t found the right person to start a family with; whatever your reason, FCCY can help with the child adoption process. Families and individuals alike struggle with these types of issues. If you are single and still …Read More

  2. Common Reasons For Adoption

    Making the decision to adopt a child is a very personal and life-changing choice. One family’s decision may not make sense at all to another while two other families may bond over their reason for child adoption. If you are considering going through the process and are curious what other family’s reasons were to make this change, keeping reading to learn more. Wanted to Give a Child a Family G…Read More

  3. What Adoptive Parents Shouldn’t Do

    It can be an exciting adventure to go on, adopting a child into your family. But at the same time, it can be overwhelming and there will also be a learning curve. How to bring a child into your home and allow them to feel comfortable and safe, how to handle fights and learn from them, and remaining positive throughout the difficult times are just a few of the struggles that parents who adopt a chi…Read More

  4. Questions an Adopted Child May Ask and How to Answer Them

    If you are a family who has made the beautiful decision to adopt a child, you may have been asked some challenging questions by the child about where his birth parents are or why they gave him or her up for adoption. If you’re an individual or family considering child adoption, it’s important to be aware of similar questions that your child may ask one day and how to answer them. At FCCY, we w…Read More

  5. Do You Have the Skills to be an Adoptive Parent?

    It’s a noble decision to adopt a child and help him or her have a more stable environment where they can grow and thrive. There are many children out there bouncing from foster home to foster home who deserve love and support from anyone willing to invest in their lives. Child adoption also comes with many challenges as well as immense rewards. In order to be fully prepared to adopt a child, you…Read More

  6. Child Adoption PA

    Activities To Build A Stronger Bond Between You And Your Foster Child

    When you bring a foster child into your home, you hope to bring love and laughter into their lives. Depending on where your foster child was before they reach your home, they can come with their own set of hangups and baggage. However, bonding with your foster child is both rewarding and beneficial for you and the child. If you are considering our foster to adopt program, reach out to our team to …Read More

  7. Tips For Preparing Your Home For Fostering A Child

    Bringing a new child into your home is an exciting experience. Fostering a child provides a safe and loving environment for a child who might otherwise have no place to go. When you are getting ready for the arrival of your foster child, you will probably experience some nerves along with your excitement. One way you can help the process go smoother is to prepare the home for their arrival ahead o…Read More

  8. How To Improve Communication With Your Foster Child

    Fostering a child is a beautiful experience. Being there for a kid during a rocky part of their life is filled with rewards. If you are looking to foster to adopt in Pennsylvania, talk to our team. We always welcome new foster parents into our community. Our goal is to place children into safe, loving homes where they are able to receive the nurturing and guidance they need. Fostering a child can …Read More

  9. Why You Should Foster A Teenager

    It’s no secret that teenagers are often difficult to place with a foster parent within the foster care system because many families expect to be fostering children, which most imagine as no older than twelve years old. Unfortunately, that means many foster parents miss out on the experience of fostering teenagers, which presents certain challenges, yes, but also presents certain benefits and opp…Read More

  10. Questions to Ask Yourself Before Fostering

    Are you considering becoming a foster parent, but you’re not quite sure if it really is the path for you? We understand your hesitation, and although Pennsylvania is always in need of more fantastic foster families, fostering is not necessarily the right fit for everyone. Providing a stable and loving home for a child in need is truly a great thing, but be sure to ask yourself the following ques…Read More