Highlights

This page has been established to highlight significant events, activities and accomplishments of both IAAME and accredited agencies and approved persons that adoption service providers and the public may not otherwise have the opportunity to hear about!

July 11, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation or accreditation renewal in the month of June 2022:

  • Shepherd Care Ministries, Inc., dba Adoption by Shepherd Care, with an expiration date of June 9, 2026
  • The Cradle Society, with a new expiration date of July 31, 2026
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse, Inc., with a new expiration date of July 22, 2026

June 10, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of May 2022:

  • Family & Children’s Agency, Inc., with a new expiration date of May 31, 2026
  • The Gladney Center for Adoption, with a new expiration date of June 27, 2026
  • The Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers, with a new expiration date of May 31, 2026

May 13, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of April 2022: 

  • Global Adoption Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of April 18, 2026
  • Hands Across the Water, Inc., with a new expiration date of May 10, 2026
  • Agape of Central Alabama, Inc., with a new expiration date of June 27, 2026

April 18, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate Illini Christian Ministries, Inc. who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of March 2022, with a new expiration date of March 14, 2026

March 15, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of February 2022:

  • Building Arizona Families, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2026
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2026
  • Heartsent Adoptions, Inc., with a new expiration date of March 12, 2026

February 16, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of January 2022:

  • Adoptions Together, Inc., with a new expiration date of January 24, 2026
  • Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau, with a new expiration date of January 31, 2026
  • Wasatch International Adoptions, Inc., with a new expiration date of January 31, 2026

January 21, 2022

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate International Christian Adoptions who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of December 2021, with a new expiration date of December 31, 2025 

December 17, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of November 2021:

  • Holston United Methodist Home for Children, Inc., with a new expiration date of November 15, 2025
  • Hopscotch Adoptions, Inc., with a new expiration date of November 16, 2025
  • Gateway Woods Family Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of December 19, 2025
  • Kidspire, with a new expiration date of December 26, 2025

November 15, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of October 2021:

  • Premier Adoption Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of October 31, 2025
  • Christian Adoption Services, with a new expiration date of December 31, 2025

October 11, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight the and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of September 2021:

  • Adopolis, Inc., with a new expiration date of October 1, 2025
  • Wide Horizons for Children, Inc., with a new expiration date of October 28, 2025
  • Children’s House International, with a new expiration date of November 24, 2025

September 16, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate KidsFirst International Adoption, Inc. who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of August 2021, with a new expiration date of August 28, 2025

 

August 9, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of July 2021:

  • America World Adoption Association, with a new expiration date of September 13, 2025
  • Cradle of Hope Adoption Center, with a new expiration date of September 15, 2025

June 1, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal in the month of May 2021:

  • New Horizons Adoption Agency, Inc., with a new expiration date of May 28, 2025
  • Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc., with a new expiration date of June 3, 2025

May 7, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal during the month of April 2021:

  • Lutheran Social Services of the South, Inc., with a new expiration date of May 1, 2025
  • The Barker Adoption Foundation, with a new expiration date of June 28, 2025

April 5, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal during the month of March 2021:

  • Adopt International, with a new expiration date of March 27, 2025
  • Children’s Home Society of Minnesota, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2025
  • Dillon International, Inc., with a new expiration date of March 31, 2025
  • Frank Adoption Center, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2025
  • The Alliance for Children, Inc., with a new expiration date of March 31, 2025

March 8, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal during the months of January and February 2021:

  • Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, with a new expiration date of January 31, 2025
  • Holt International Children’s Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of March 31, 2025

March 3, 2021

IAAME was pleased to offer virtual live and recorded trainings for adoption service providers over the last six months on many key practice issues including application of the upcoming revisions to the Substantial Compliance System (SCS), IAAME processes and procedures, and other regulation-specific topics.  We want to thank all of the adoption service providers that have attended these trainings and provided questions and feedback related to the content and provision of the trainings to date, as well as suggestions for future training opportunities. We look forward to continuing to provide training on other key issues and topics that will assist adoption service providers in their work.

January 28, 2021

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal during the month of December 2020:

  • Madison Adoption Associates, with a new expiration date of February 15, 2025
  • Family Connections Christian Adoptions, with a new expiration date of December 26, 2024

December 10, 2020

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal during the month of November 2020:

  • Saint Mary International Adoption, with a new expiration date of November 30, 2024
  • World Links Association, with a new expiration date of November 29, 2024

November 4, 2020

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate Hillcrest Family Services who achieved accreditation renewal during the month of October 2020, with a new expiration date of October 16, 2024

October 2, 2020

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation or renewal of accreditation during the months of August and September 2020: 

  • Family Resource Center, with a new expiration date of September 6, 2024
  • Small World, Inc., with a new expiration date of September 30, 2024
  • Lifeline Children’s Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of November 29, 2024

Additionally, IAAME is pleased to announce the accreditation of initial applicant, St. Nick’s Kids, Inc., with an expiration date of September 29, 2024.  Please join IAAME, St. Nick’s Kids, and the Adoption Service Provider community in celebrating the great news of the addition of a newly accredited agency!

August 17, 2020

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal through during the month of July 2020:  

  • Bal Jagat – Children’s World Inc., with a new expiration date of July 25, 2024
  • All God’s Children International, with a new expiration date of July 31, 2024

July 15, 2020

IAAME would like to highlight and congratulate the following Adoption Service Providers who achieved accreditation renewal through during the month of June 2020: 

  • New Hope Christian Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of June 16, 2024
  • Carolina Adoption Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of June 30, 2024
  • International Adoption Net, with a new expiration date of July 1, 2024

June 15, 2020

IAAME would like to highlight the following Adoption Service Providers who have achieved accreditation or approval renewal to date:

  • TFI Family Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of January 4, 2023
  • Heart of Adoptions Alliance, Inc., with a new expiration date of January 23, 2023
  • Wyoming Children’s Society, with a new expiration date of February 15, 2023
  • Agape Adoptions, with a new expiration date of February 22, 2023
  • Catholic Charities of North Dakota, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2023
  • Child Adoption Associates Inc., with a new expiration date of March 31, 2023
  • New Beginnings International Children and Family Services, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2023
  • Forever Families Adoption Services, Inc., with a new expiration date of April 16, 2023
  • Family Connections, Inc., with a new expiration date of April 17, 2023
  • Children of the World, Inc., with a new expiration date of June 14, 2023
  • Catholic Social Services, with a new expiration date of August 5, 2023
  • MLJ Adoptions International, Inc., with a new expiration date of August 20, 2023 (MLJ Adoptions International Inc. has since relinquished their accreditation)
  • Families Through Adoption, Inc., with a new expiration date of August 21, 2023
  • Adoption Assistance, Inc., with a new expiration date of September 25, 2023
  • Families United Network, Inc., with a new expiration date of November 30, 2023
  • A Love Beyond Borders, Inc., with a new expiration date of December 17, 2023
  • The Sacred Portion Children’s Outreach, with a new expiration date of January 10, 2024
  • Adoption & Beyond, Inc., with a new expiration date of March 15, 2024
  • Counseling & Family Services, with a new expiration date of March 17, 2024
  • Christian Family Services of the Midwest, Inc., with a new expiration date of March 26, 2024
  • Adoption Resource Center, with a new expiration date of March 31, 2024
  • CCAI, with a new expiration date of April 1, 2024
  • Hand in Hand, Inc., with a new expiration date of April 13, 2024
  • Miriam’s Promise, with a new expiration date of May 24, 2024

May 13, 2020

IAAME is pleased to announce the accreditation of its first initial applicant, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay, with an expiration date of April 7, 2024.  Please join IAAME, Catholic Charities, and the Adoption Service Provider community in celebrating the great news of the addition of a newly accredited agency!