Yet the kids who hurt the most — those suffering from childhood trauma — get lost in the foster care system or raised in institutions.
So they miss the opportunity for family altogether,
drastically increasing their chances for:
We connect advocates for kids, families, and healthy communities-foster parents, adoptive parents, clinicians, teachers and other caring citizens.
Together, we can fix the broken system, get adoptive families what they need, and heal hurting kids.
When more families strengthen families, more kids heal.
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As a summer intern, 23-year-old Alex Baalman had his hands full. To work with kids struggling from the effects of early abuse and neglect at the Institute for Attachment and Child Development (IACD) isn’t easy.
But Alex has a unique understanding of the kids—different from any of the staff at IACD. After all, Alex went through the IACD program as a child himself 13 years ago.Read More
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