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  • Navigating Adoption
    I’m Pregnant

    I’m Pregnant

    If you're facing an unintended pregnancy or have recently given birth, we're here for you with free and confidential all-options counseling, resources, and support. Connect with our pregnancy counselors 24/7 via call or text at 800-439-0233.

    I Want to Adopt

    I Want to Adopt

    Browse our network of adoption services including infant and foster care adoption, home studies, and post-adoption support.

    I Need Post-Adoption Support

    I Need Post-Adoption Support

    Explore our network of services including specialized counseling and support groups that help to stabilize and improve behavioral health symptoms.

  • Counseling & Support
  • Training & Education


Looking for Adoptions Together or FamilyWorks Together? New name, same us. Here’s why!

Cynthia Rivers

Staff Program Specialist | Counseling & Training

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Call Cynthia at 202-536-1147

Cynthia Rivers joined Paths for Families in 2014 to support our permanency services programs and is now the Program Specialist for our Counseling & Training Teams. She brings with her over 20 years of dynamic administrative and information management experience in the private, government, and non-profit sectors. Her contributions are indispensable to the operation of our counseling and training teams.

Cynthia graduated from UMGC with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Her strong interest in ethnology encourages her to create space for others to be their authentic selves. Outside of work, Cynthia enjoys time with her family outdoors, at science and cultural events, and being creative.