Member Spotlight

Agency memberships are offered to Connecticut businesses that support positive adoption experiences for birth parents, adoptive parents, and children. You can find out more about Agency memberships under the Yearly Membership section of this website.

‘R Kids Family Center


The ‘r kids Family Center is a non-profit organization committed to providing specialized, high quality services to children and families. Founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1996, ‘r kids Family Center’s objective is permanency, safety and stability for vulnerable children and their families.

The ‘r kids Family Center is licensed by the State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families and offers a full range of adoption services, including home study and approval for domestic adoptions; pre-adoption counseling for birth and adoptive families that promotes planful decision-making; coordination and assistance in locating available children when requested; and post-placement supervision and completion of the legal process to finalize an adoption.

The ‘r kids Family Center works collaboratively and efficiently with both in-state and out-of-state child welfare and adoption agencies to facilitate timely placement of children through domestic adoption and *international adoptions.

Recognizing that adoption is not a singular event for a family but a lifelong process, ‘r kids Family Center provides a wide array of post-adoption services which can include life book work, in-home family support, case management, community educational programs, and adult and children’s groups specifically designed to address the needs and interests of adopted children, adults, and their families. A trained Adoption Competent counselor is available to provide responsive, adoption-specific child and family services.

‘r kids Family Center child placing services always engages families from a strength-based model.

Please review the next page for a more detailed list of our child placing services.

*All international adoptions are completed under the supervision and sub-contracting with Joshua Tree Adoptions, In. 2558 Bellair Rd, Clearwater, FL 33764, (727)741-0311, Jacqueline Lorento, Executive Director, a Hague certified adoption agency

Your Agency can also become an Agency Member of CCA. Details on the Agency Membership page.

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