Voice for Adoption (VFA) develops and advocates for improved adoption policies. Recognized as a national leader in special needs adoption, VFA works closely with federal and state legislators, as well as other child welfare organizations, to make a difference in the lives of the 107,000 children in foster care who are waiting to be adopted and the families who adopt children from foster care.
Voice for Adoption was founded in 1996 with the following purpose:
"Voice for Adoption is being established to provide a permanent mechanism to shape the public debate regarding:
Voice for Adoption is to be a bi-partisan force which shapes the future by providing accurate information on adoption issues, encouraging prompt adoption of waiting children, and supporting sound public policy in adoption."
"Adoption gave me a sense of belonging and an understanding of what the love of a family truly means. -17 year old adoptee, CT"