“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 …]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Is the foster crisis real? The answer is a resounding yes! You don't hear a lot about foster needs via mainstream news or media. This article offers a glimpse into why that is, and what you can do to help.
Tapestry’s Empowered to Connect podcast is for parents, professionals, and ministry leaders. Join us as we discuss how to connect with, empower, and correct our kids. You can subscribe to the podcas...
Join us as ICA hosts The Empowered To Connect LIVE Simulcast at Calvary Chapel Murrieta. The LIVE Simulcast is a two-day live video conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry le...
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.
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.
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/