Foster Care–Places, monitors, and provides support to 60+ children a year in the agency’s licensed foster homes.
Private Adoption–Council and support potential birth parents in the creation of an adoption a plan for their unborn child. Places an average of 48 infants a year with adoptive families.
Public Adoption–Identifies children throughout Ohio and the United States that reside in foster care homes, but legally free for adoption and matches them with pre-adoptive parents who are looking to build their families through adoption.
Wendy’s Wonderful Kids–Recruits adoptive families for 120+ of the longest waiting and hardest to place foster children in Cuyahoga and Summit Counties.
Caring for Kids, Inc. is a private non-profit, full-service adoption and foster care agency serving the entire state of Ohio. We believe that every child, regardless of gender, race, nationality, age, or special need, deserves a family.
Through education and support, Caring for Kids, Inc. is dedicated to creating stability for children and families.
My experience with Caring for Kids was great! I was provided a great deal of support by my caseworker, who was available to me whenever I needed her. I had the opportunity to work with the executive director; her wisdom and personal experience helped guide me through the adoption process. I was impressed that she took the time out of her busy schedule to meet with me on a weekly basis. The name of the agency should speak for itself.
When I found out I was pregnant, I sought out an adoption agency that would provide me with the amount of openness I desired in my adoption. When I met with Caring For Kids, I knew that they would be able to address my needs as a birth mother–not only in what I desired in adoptive parents, but my personal, emotional and medical needs as well. Throughout the course of my pregnancy, I was able to develop a strong relationship with the adoptive parents of my child, they have become a second set of family to me, and me to them.
Without the support of the Caring for Kids staff, I know this process would have been much more difficult. Not once did I ever feel judged for my decision; I was given the information I needed and was able to choose the path that I felt was right for me and my child.
The Fall 2014 Caring for Birthmothers Retreat was a huge success! We had 15 incredible birthmothers spend the weekend at the beautiful Golden Bear Lodge in West Salem, OH. The moms were able to share their adoption stories and pictures of their children, learn the history of adoption, gain […]