Our Mission

We are the connection between the children who wait in foster care and the families who adopt. We provide expertise and support before, during, and after the adoption process.

Meet Waiting Children


Heart Galleries

Heart Gallery portraits promote adoption awareness across the country with compelling exhibits introducing children who are waiting to be adopted by their "forever" families. Learn more

Special Events

CO

Wednesday, April 10

A Day for Wednesday’s Child, Colorado

ONE CARING ADULT CAN CHANGE THE FUTURE FOR A CHILD Children like Allen, one of our 2019 Wednesday's Children.   Join The...

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CO

Saturday, April 13

CHOICE Open Event

Come hang out with some amazing youth and explore the option of being a mentor! This event is for adults only, so please do not...

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Classes & Trainings

March 26 at 6:00pm MST

March 26 at 7:00pm MST

OnlineCaseworkersFamilies

Self-Care Strategies: Building Emotionally Resilient Parents / Adults (Webinar)

In the words of Charlie, the adoptee in Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey:... read more

March 27 at 8:30am MST

COCaseworkersFamilies

TBRI® Caregiver Training: Correcting Principles - Addressing Fear-Based Behaviors (Lamar)

Visit The Adoption Exchange's TBRI® Caregiver Training page for more... read more

March 27 at 11:30am MST

COCaseworkersFamilies

TBRI® Caregiver Training: Connecting Principles - Addressing Attachment Needs (Lamar)

Visit The Adoption Exchange's TBRI® Caregiver Training page for more... read more

How We Connect Children and Families

9402

Children have joined their families since 1983

33

Children have families, since January 1, 2019

53%

Children belong to a minority group

81%

Children are 9 years or older


Where the Money Goes

The Adoption Exchange’s Impact Summaries and Annual Reports provide a snapshot of our accomplishments as we put our mission into action.

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