In the article, entitled “How LGBTQ+ Prospective Parents Can Navigate the Adoption Process”, Pam is quoted with the following recommendations:
Pam Hoehler, director of placement services at the adoption organization Paths for Families, suggests the Human Rights Campaign’s All Children-All Families program for help finding partners willing to work with LGBTQ+ adoptive parents.
The HRC posts a map “that indicates agencies that are specifically trained and want to work with [the LGBTQ+ population],” Hoehler says. She also encourages prospective parents to find support groups within their communities to help them feel connected through the adoption process.
The full article can be read here.
If you are a prospective LGBTQ+ adoptive family in Maryland, DC, or Virginia, Paths for Families is proud to offer specialized pre-adopt and post-adopt services including home studies, training, support groups, counseling, and networking services for placement while our pool is closed.