Adoption from Foster Care

Meet The Resource Parent: Gwen Lloyd

By Alternative Family Services / May 20, 2022
Meet The Resource Parent: Ms. Gwen Lloyd

Here at AFS, we are lucky to work with some amazing Resource Parents. Today, we’re going to highlight one of them: Gwen Lloyd.  Ms. Gwen Lloyd has been a resource…

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What Are Grandfamilies?

By Alternative Family Services / October 15, 2021
What Are Grandfamilies?

Have you ever heard of the term “grandfamilies” but weren’t sure what the term actually meant? We’re here to help! In this blog post, we’ll define the term and highlight…

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Adopting a Baby in California: What Are Your Options?

By Alternative Family Services / August 16, 2019

Interested in adopting a baby in California but don’t know where to start? We have information to help you with the process of adopting. What Types of Adoptions are Available?…

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Adopting Siblings from Foster Care: What You Should Know

By Alternative Family Services / August 2, 2019

Want to grow your family by adopting siblings? For many adoptive parents in the United States, adopting a sibling group from foster care is ideal for a wide variety of…

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Can You Adopt an Adult?

By Alternative Family Services / June 10, 2019
Adopting an adult

One question we’ve often heard over the years is, “Can you adopt an adult?” Let’s dig into this query further in the context of foster care.  Adoption Age from Foster…

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