“Mom…what’s an orphan?” five year old Natasha asked.

“It’s a child who has no parents,” Mom answered.

Without a moment passing, Natasha exclaimed: “I’m glad I’m not an orphan!”

What Natasha doesn’t reflect upon is that she was an orphan at the beginning of her life. She was born with severe, yet correctable health problems which overwhelmed her mother. She was removed from custody when she was just a few weeks old because her mother neglected to feed her. For the next two years she was in a wonderful foster home, and then adopted by a loving family.

Children like Natasha are in your neighborhood, and those loving foster adoptive parents could be in your home!

Of the 400,000 children in foster care in the US, 100,000 are immediately available for adoption. In Colorado alone, more than  250 children between the ages of 2 and 18 are waiting in the public welfare system for their permanent family. The majority of the children who are legally free for adoption are school age.


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Nightlight Christian Adoptions offers the following Foster/Adopt programs

You can make a difference in the life of a child waiting for their forever family. Your child is waiting to meet you!

Colorado:  970-663-6799 or foster.co@nightlight.org

California:  714-693-5437 or beth.coke@nightlight.org

Oklahoma: 918-491-6767 or debbien@nightlight.org

For the next Foster or Adoption training in your area, click here.

Click here to view waiting children in US foster care.