Hague Accreditation

On April 2, 2018 By

Dear Faith Families.

As you have received prior notice from us, COA, the accrediting entity, failed to issue our re-accreditation by the expiration date of March 31, 2018.  They had all of the material that they requested in order to review our case on March 29, 2018, the date of the scheduled commission […]

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Source: The Times of India. February 1, 2018

MUMBAI: In special circumstances, foreign or NRI adoptive parents can be directed to submit a deposit and make investments in the name of the adopted child, the Bombay high court has ruled in an important order. Justice Suresh Gupte said ordinarily the court would not […]

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As of June 24, 2015, Vietnam’s Central Adoption Authority, the Ministry of Justice, has authorized three U.S. accredited adoption service providers to facilitate the adoption of Vietnamese children under the Special Adoption Program. These agencies are Alliance for Children, Dillon International Inc. and Holt International Children’s Services, Inc. The United States processes Hague Convention adoptions […]

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The China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA), as the Chinese Central Authority for the Hague Adoption Convention, serves as the main point of contact for adoptive parents and/or adoptees who are interested in obtaining additional information about their child’s or their own pre-adoption background.

Persons adopted from China who have inquiries regarding their […]

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On Saturday, September 16, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tacoma will celebrate culture and community at the 5th annual Tacoma Moon Festival, held at the Chinese Reconciliation Park on the Ruston waterfront. The event is free and open to all ages.

Presented by the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation, the theme of […]

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May 8, 2017

Many countries require adoptive parents to provide information regarding the progress and welfare of children after they join their new families through submission of post-adoption reports.

The specific requirements vary from country to country and are sometimes quite detailed and may extend until adopted children turn 18 (or even older in […]

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Reinstate Hague Accreditation

On January 30, 2015 By

The Council of Accreditation (COA) has received and satisfied with the evidence of corrective action from Faith International Adoptions. Pursuant to 22 CFR Part 96.78, COA decided to reinstate the Hague Accreditation for Faith International Adoptions effective January 30, 2015.

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Hague Adverse Action

On January 3, 2015 By

The Council on Accreditation (COA) has temporarily suspended the Hague Accreditation of Faith International Adoptions (FIA) for a period of two weeks, starting on January 6, 2015 pending implementation of corrective action which has been implemented to the satisfaction of COA.

On January 6, 2015, the Council on Accreditation (COA) suspended the accreditation of Faith […]

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Moon Festival in Tacoma

On September 27, 2012 By

Dear families,

If you are close to the Tacoma, WA neighbor hood, check out the Moon Festival scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park.

The Moon Festival is a popular Asian celebration of abundance and togetherness dating back over 3,000 years to China’s Zhou Dynasty. At the Festival, there will […]

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Important Information to safeguard the health of your child, during early medical exams in the U.S.

The risk for lead exposure is higher in many countries from which children are adopted than in the United States. Sources of lead exposure vary by country. Concern exists about children adopted from overseas who have been exposed in […]

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