Bible Verse - Matthew 18:5

Home Category - Welcome Home

Adoption Hosting

“Welcome Home” is a program developed by ICA with the purpose of providing permanency in a family of orphans worldwide. We have developed two programs: Welcome Home International and Welcome Home USA. [Learn More …]

Home Category - Foster Care To Adopt

Foster Care to Adopt

Children in foster care are often eligible for adoption because all efforts to reunite the child into a safe and secure relative home was not successful and adoption was of their best interest. [Learn More…]

Home Category - International Adoptions

International Adoptions

We have adoption programs in many countries and work with in-country specialists who speak both English and the local language. Our experienced ICA adoption team is ready to assist you in your adoption journey. [Learn More…]

Home Category - Domestic Adoptions

Domestic Adoptions

Domestic adoption in the United States refers to the placement of U.S.-born infants or children for adoption by their birth parents, who legally consent to the adoption with an adoptive family of their choosing. [Learn More…]

Home Category - Institute For Children's Aid

Institute for
Children’s Aid (ICA)

Institute for Children’s Aid (ICA) began in 1990 with its principle office in California. ICA was built on the foundation of Hospitality and Sanctuary seeking to be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves – believing that all life is sacred. [Learn More…]

Home Category - Special Bridge Homes

Special “Bridge” Homes

Your home can provide a safe and loving sanctuary for children in many different situations, including: Unaccompanied Minors, Undocumented Minors, Abused and Neglected Children, Disrupted Adoptive or Foster Placements, and Teens coping with many challenging issues. [Learn More…]

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Empowered to Connect is Changing Families

Last spring, ICA was privileged to be able to host its very own Empowered To [...]

Welcome Home USA Gives Children in the Foster System the Opportunity to Shine

This summer four families participated in Welcome Home USA. The program provides children in the [...]

ICA Offers Presentations to Churches, Organizations in the Community

James 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to [...]

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Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis encourages parents to ‘count the cost’ as they engage the adoption and foster care journey in a way that leads to true hope and healing.

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Empowered to Connect is coming this April. Watch this sample video to see some ETC methods that will be presented.

Dr. Karyn Purvis talks about the use of 'time-in' instead of 'time-out' to effectively correct and train our children. As she explains, this important strategy promotes healthy development and secure connection, while at the same time dealing effectively with misbehavior.

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ETC is a two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be.

ICA is delighted to be able to host this conference, and we hope you will consider joining us. Early bird registration is happening
now at: www.eventbrite.com/e/ica-hosts-empowered-to-connect-2017-conference-live-simulcast-registration-3...

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Bible Verse - Psalm 8:23

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PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA’s website at:
http://coanet.org/accreditation/hague-accreditation-and-approval/public-comment/