Posts Tagged: foster children

Adoption of Teens on the Rise in Minnesota

Minnesota has seen a rise in the adoption of teens due in large part to a refocused effort to find parents for an age group that often gets overlooked during the adoption process. Teens, siblings and foster children often have a more difficult time getting adopted than infants, but the state is continuing its effort… [...]

November is National Adoption Awareness Month in Minnesota

Minnesota kicked off National Adoption Awareness Month on Sunday with an event for now-adopted foster children. The annual celebration, which focused on child support, allowed former foster children to share their stories with current and prospective foster families.  The event also celebrated the adoption of 540 foster children by Minnesota families in 2011. During the… [...]