Contact Us: (225) 336-8708 or click here to send an email.
Potential Adoptive Families: Our staff is committed to helping you find the adoption option that is right for you. We provide you with information and support needed during your adoption journey. Click here to learn more about our Adoption programs.
Interested in learning more about adoptions? Attend one of our Adoption Matters workshops, a presentation covering all aspects of finding families for children. Many are intimidated about the process and not sure where to start. Come hear our experienced social workers demystify the journey toward a successful adoption and building happy families by registering for one of our workshops.
November is National Adoption Awareness Month. According to the Children's Bureau, there are currently 102,000 children and youth in foster care across the country waiting for adoptive families. According to AdoptUsKids.org, there were 1,088 children and youth waiting for adoptive families in Louisiana in 2012.
Catholic Charities will hold our quarterly "Adoption Matters" class during National Adoption Month as a "bring your brown bag lunch" and is inviting all who are interested in learning more about adoption. This could be folks thinking about adopting, in addition to family members of those who are considering or have already adopted. This free one-hour seminar will be held at Catholic Charities on November 19th from noon-1pm. Click here for more information and to register online, or call our office (225) 336-8708.
Read this article in The Advocate about one families' story of adoption.
Click here to read about The Advocate's coverage of the two newest seminars available to families in the region. These adoption-related seminars are presented by Catholic Charities clinical social workers who hold specific certification in adoption.
To read more, click here to read the full article in the Catholic Commentator.