Meet Indiana's Waiting Youth
The Latest from the Indiana Adoption Program Blog
When you’ve spent over 2,100 days in foster care, it’s easy to believe that’s what your forever looks like. After learning about Bethany through Indiana Adoption Program, Melissa and Brian were determined not to let those 2,000+ days be the end of the her story.
Austin & Montana Glenn adopted their infant daughter in 2021. What they learned from that experience is that they had lots more love to give – and wanted to share that with an older child by adopting from foster care. Fast forward, and now their family of 3 has doubled in size, with the addition of twin teen girls and their brother.
An empty nester, Michael realized that he missed having a kid around. This led him to considering adoption from foster care. He was drawn to Jaylen’s profile and after a lengthy process, the two were matched. Read this father’s thoughts on adopting an older youth from foster care, and what prospective families need to know.