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Mentoring For Foster Youth

Nov 17, 2017
The Youth Development Program is very excited to be launching a brand new mentoring program that's for and by foster youth! We have created a unique program that will pair former foster youth ages 20+…

Winter 2017/2018 Newsletter

Nov 16, 2017
In this issue: Preparing for the holiday season, celebrating Adoption Month, hear from Vermont families! Download the Newsletter here

Summer/Fall Newsletter 2017

Aug 09, 2017
In this issue: Stories from families formed through adoption, an article by Deborah Gray of Nurturing Attachments, and so much more! Download the Newsletter

VAC Spring Newsletter 2017

May 23, 2017
In this issue: a family activity, the April VAC Conference, all about Camp For Me, and so much more! Download the Newsletter

VAC Winter 2017 Newsletter

Mar 06, 2017
In this issue; The VAC welcomes Catherine Harris as the new coordinator, the annual VAC conference brochure, upcoming Fostering to Forever classes, and a possible tax credit! Download the Newsletter!

VAC Fall 2016 Bulletin

Nov 01, 2016
In this issue; An update on the VAC, National Adoption month 2016, Library information, a review of Vanessa Diffenbaugh's "Language of Flowers". National Adoption day is November 18th, see inside what…

History of Adoption

Mar 29, 2016
Adoption as it is known today is a relatively new phenomenon, based on European and American legal and cultural definitions of “family”. Other cultures have different views about adoption. Some do not…

Vermont Adoption Consortium Winter Bulletin 2015

Dec 01, 2015
In this issue….  A note from the VAC Coordinator, New website and library information, Maintaining connections after adoption– article by Donna Provin, Vermont sets a record on National Adoption Day, The…

Vermont Adoption Consortium Fall Bulletin 2014

Sep 01, 2014
One thing that I have learned about life is that the only thing we can be certain about is that things will change. My youngest child is leaving for college. It seemed like there was a very short period…