Save the Date!

Please come and join us on October 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm, for an evening filled with fun, food, and fellowship!  Our keynote speaker is Lucas Daniel Boyce, a published author, political strategist and professional speaker. Part of his current responsibilities include providing written content and serving as a surrogate to a number of clients and organizations in the fields of politics, education, foster care and [...]

Save the Adoption Tax Credit!

With nearly 112,000 children in U.S. foster care waiting to be adopted and countless orphaned and abandoned children around the world, the adoption tax credit helps families afford adoption, giving loving, safe, permanent homes to as many children as possible. But now, Congress is considering eliminating the adoption tax credit, raising the cost of adoption and potentially hurting millions of American families. Congress needs to [...]

Annual 5K Run/Walk August 26, 2017

Adoption Associates' annual Touched by Adoption 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for August 26, 2017. Join us at Bogue Flats Recreation Area for this fun-filled event, and help us celebrate and honor birth mothers who planned adoption. Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:00 am Kids Fun Run | 9:30 am 5K Run/Walk ​Bogue Flats Recreation Area Portland, Michigan View more info » Register online at, in person [...]

Reserve your seat now for our Spring Gala!

The Uniting Hearts / Creating Families Annual Spring Fundraising Gala will be held Friday, April 28, 2017, at Meadowbrook Country Club, 40941 W. 8 Mile Road, Northville, Michigan. Doors open at 6:00 pm with a silent auction and progressive dining stations. Dessert will be served and there will be a brief program at 7:30 pm. Auction winners will be announced at 8:00 pm. We are looking [...]

Regarding Recent Immigration Ban

We want to reassure you that we have not received any notifications from the Department of State regarding the recent immigration ban, nor have child placing agencies been made aware of any changes regarding immigration that would impact internationally adopted children, the immigration process, and/or their subsequent US Citizenship. Please visit the DOS website for the most updated information.

Adoption of 15 year old boy from Ethiopia

CALL FOR HELP UPDATE The donations are in and we are grateful to announce a total of $3,465 was received for the adoption expenses of the 15-year old, hearing impaired boy from Ethiopia. In addition to the funds raised here, AAI has been able to provide a grant to the adoptive family, which will further offset the costs of this placement. We are eagerly [...]

Help Save Adoption!: Advocacy Day TODAY 11-15-16

As you may know, the U.S. Department of State has proposed new regulations that may significantly impact international adoption. While National Council For Adoption supports some of the themes these proposed regulations set out to address, the impact of these rules is worrisome to adoptive families and adoption professionals. That’s why we need your voice on November 15th for a special Adoption Advocacy Day! What’s [...]

Adoptive Family Fun

Adoptive Family Support Network (AFSN) is doing some FREE  family fun events for adoptive families. Meet up with other adoptive families at Meijer Gardens and spend some time enjoying the Gardens on November 1, 2016, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Please RSVP to and include the names of those in your family that will be attending, the date and time you plan to attend, and what [...]

Adoption & Foster Care Information Meeting

You are warmly invited to an Adoption and Foster Care Information Evening hosted by the Esther Guild of Heritage Reformed Church. Please join us at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 4, 2016, in the chapel at the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Featured guests will be Lutheran Services, Adoption Associates of Jenison, and several families who have walked the paths of foster care and adoption. Even if you [...]

Urgent Action Needed!

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! Newly proposed federal legislation will severely restrict international adoption, resulting in fewer children finding permanency in families. Join us by signing the petition now, demonstrating our united opposition to changes that will hurt children.


Attend the next Domestic Adoption Awareness meeting. Check our event calendar for dates and times.