• Kansas City Pre-teen Group: April 21st

    The Pre-Teen/Teen Group is coming to Kansas City! Where: Westside Family Church, 8500 Woodsonia Drive, Lenexa, KS 66227 When: April 21, 2018 Who is invited? Pre-teen group:  Any internationally or domestically adopted pre-teens adopted through any agency or from foster care between the ages of 8 to 12. Teen group:  Any internationally or domestically adopted teens adopted through […]

  • FREE Online Adoption Book Club

    We are very excited that Dillon International will be offering an online book club for pre and post adoptive families. This club will be in an online format meeting once a month on the second Tuesday evening of each month, starting March 2018 to introduce the group format and give the first reading assignment. We […]

  • Parent Support and Solutions

    At first, the idea of participating in a therapeutic support group may sound intimidating, but many parents are surprised by the positive, helpful experience. When a family faces challenges, parents can be confused and feel alone. Adoptive parent groups fill the gaps for those looking for resources, support and a safe place to talk. Experiences […]

  • Step Out, Take a Risk

    by Karin Price, MSW, LCSW I was a freshman in college, recently moved to the United States, and learning to do things the “American way”.  Living overseas for most of my life put me at a cultural disadvantage. I was in the grocery store checkout line, watching the woman in front of me so I […]

  • Entering into 2018

    In 1885, Amy Carmichael moved to India to care for vulnerable children. Twenty years later, a tragic accident left Amy confined to her room. She continued to live in India, writing letters and books until she passed away in 1951. Recently, I read one of her books where she asks and answers whether the work […]

  • Bringing the Gift of Education

    Starting the school year for us here in the United States is filled with supply shopping, backpack stuffing, and the long dreaded new wake-up call routine.  Then before we know it the first day of school arrives, a photo is taken and your child races off to their classroom or to their new school area […]