Ministry for Adoption, Foster Care, and Safe Families

Monthly Archives: May 2013

Save the Date – Aug 9th Pool Party!

The Compassion For Kids Ministry team is happy to announce that we will have a pool party again this summer! Please add the evening of August 9th to your calendars now.  More details will follow soon.Continue Reading

FACT SHEET AIMS TO HELP PARENTS UNDERSTAND POST-ADOPTION SERVICES

The Child Welfare Information Gateway recently published an updated fact sheet, “Finding and Using Postadoption Services,” to assist adoptive parents in understanding issues that arise after adoption and the types of post-adoption services that address these needs. It also provides guidance on finding services, paying for them, and advocating for their development. From the EvanContinue Reading

Adoption Tax Credit made Permanent

NEW LAW MAKES ADOPTION TAX CREDIT PERMANENT –– BUT NOT REFUNDABLE Congress passed and the President signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (P.L. 112-240) in early January. It included a permanent extension of the adoption tax credit and income exclusion for employer-paid or -reimbursed adoption expenses. The IRS has not yet released officialContinue Reading