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Resources & Training2019-10-10T19:29:27+00:00

At A Child’s Hope Spokane…

We understand that adoption is a journey that requires a lot of thoughtful preparation, training, and ongoing support. We encourage our families to do everything possible to establish the foundations and supports needed to see them through every step in their journey.

We are passionate about helping Christians engage in adopting foster children because we believe it directly aligns with the heart of God.

Following are several resources that many of our families have found valuable:

1. Foster/ Adoptive Parents Support Group

Summit Church
1801 E 29th Ave.
509.443.8079
www.summitspokane.com

1. Washington State Connected Child Training

Antioch Adoptions – Redmond, Washington

Serving families in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties.

Antioch Adoptions’ mission is to place infants and children, regardless of ethnicity, age, or special needs, into Christian adoptive homes, and to remove barriers to adoption (financial, perceptual, and practical). Antioch is the agency A Child’s Hope Spokane branched off from in 2017. No fees.

Website: http://antiochadoptions.org

Phone: (425) 558-0921

WACAP/HOLT: Renton, Washington

Serving families in Pierce, King and Snohomish County

In response to the ongoing news about the foster care crisis in Washington State, Holt International is looking for families willing to stand with children and become a part of the solution. This program offers TBRI trainings and education. $2,000 fee.

Email: fostercare@holtinternational.org

Website: https://www.wacap.org

Phone: 206.922.1515

Olive Crest: Serving Seattle, Tacoma and Silverdale, WA. Locations also in parts of CA and NV.

Olive Crest possesses the experience and knowledge to prepare and support families desiring to adopt at-risk children. After 30 years of caring for these children, Olive Crest has worked with various placement and service agencies, community and religious organizations, and care providers. Olive Crest is experienced in recruiting and training families to cope with the needs of abused and neglected children – just foster. No fees.

Website: https://www.olivecrest.org

AMARA – Seattle & Tacoma, Washington

Choosing to parent kids in foster care as an Amara family is the first step in a profound journey that will change their lives—and yours. As an Amara family, you’ll receive high-quality training, services, and ongoing support.

Total Fees: $1,500 ($300 Application fee, $1,200 family preparation & Child-Family Support fee)

Website: https://amaraputskidsfirst.org/get-started/