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Adoptalk Newsletter

NACAC’s quarterly newsletter, Adoptalk—which is a benefit of NACAC membership—contains articles and stories on a variety of issues related to adoption and foster care. Each issue contains information on policy issues, post-adoption support, recruitment of adoptive families, parenting, and much more. You’ll find dozens of the articles published in Adoptalk in the Adoption Practice and… Read more

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Order a NACAC T-Shirt or Hoodie

Our T-shirts were a big hit at recent NACAC conferences. And now is a great time for you to order yours! T-shirts are $24, hoodies are $47 which includes shipping and handling. Use the secure online form below to order your tshirts. If you have any questions or want to order a large quantity of… Read more

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Become a NACAC Member

Return to the Join NACAC page to learn more about NACAC membership benefits and types… Read more

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NACAC Awards

  Every year, NACAC honors special individuals and groups by publicly recognizing their outstanding service and achievements in the areas of adoption and child welfare.  At the 2019 NACAC conference in Las Vegas, we will honor these extraordinary individuals and organizations for their contributions to adoption and child welfare. We hope you join us at… Read more

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Subscribe to NACAC News

News from NACAC Use the form below to sign up for NACAC’s free e-newsletter—News from NACAC. It’s the best way to have access to great resources and information about child welfare and know about NACAC’s efforts to ensure children have families and families have support. Add info@nacac.org to your email address book so the messages… Read more

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Join NACAC

Join Now!   NACAC Membership When you join the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), you become part of a movement to ensure that children have families and families have the support they need. NACAC membership also has significant benefits for you as an adoption professional, adoptive or foster parent, or other child advocate… Read more

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What We Do

We Promote Families for all Children in Foster Care! Through advocacy, adoption support, leadership development, and education the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) works to ensure all children in foster care have permanent, loving families and adoptive families have the support they need. Advocacy NACAC advocates for policies and practices that improve children’s… Read more

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History of NACAC

A Movement Begins In 1969, a dedicated group of adoptive parent group leaders decided that families across North America would benefit from a training event where they could share information and support one another. From this idea, the North American Conference on Adoptable Children was born. A few years later, at a conference in St… Read more

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Ways You Can Become a Partner When you become a NACAC partner, you help ensure that every child has a permanent, loving, and supported family. With our partners we’re making a big impact and if you join us, you can too. Make a Grant NACAC’s priority investment areas are general operations, advocacy, adoption support, leadership… Read more

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Our Partners

Together, We Do More! Without our funding partners, we’d never be able to do what we do—promote and support permanent families for children and youth in the U.S. and Canada—especially those who are or have been in foster care. Our partners’ generosity allows us to continue striving to ensure that every child in foster care… Read more

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Board of Directors

Our Leadership Recognized for its leadership and expertise in child welfare—especially adoption from foster care—NACAC’s board of directors includes adoptive, foster, and kinship care parents, child welfare professionals, adoptees and people who were in foster care, researchers, and other advocates who have a wealth of experience. “NACAC is an introduction to innovation, progressive thinking, and… Read more

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Staff

How Can We Help You? NACAC’s staff have extensive knowledge of child welfare, the effects of trauma on children, adoption from foster care, post-adoption issues, and adoption competency for professionals. We also have a passion to ensure that children have families and families have the support they need. Please contact us if there’s a way… Read more

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Core Beliefs and Values

At the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), our core beliefs and organizational values are foundational to the work we do, how we interact with the community, and which strategies we use to fulfill our mission. Core Beliefs Family We know that families are central to a child’s optimal development and emotional security. While… Read more

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About NACAC

  Every Child Should Have a Family! Founded by adoptive parents in 1974, the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) works to ensure all children in foster care have permanent, loving families and adoptive families have the support they need. Our vision: Every child has a permanent, loving, and supported family.  Our mission: NACAC supports… Read more

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Find Answers

We at NACAC are here to help members of the adoption and foster care community find information and resources to ensure that child have families and families have the support they need. Below are links to explore some of the key resources we have on our site. Adoption practice — Explore NACAC articles and webinars… Read more

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Our Mission

The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) supports, educates, inspires, and advocates so adoptive families thrive and every child in foster care has a permanent, safe, loving family.

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