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Adoption Stories by Gladney - I Am A Gladney Baby

Dec
18

I Am A Gladney BabyI could tell you a factual story about our daughter Emma Kiley, with her date of birth, weight, length, etc. but that’s not the most important part of her story. Emma may only be two, but she will always know her story is a unique one.

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Have you ever felt Hopeless for the Holidays?

Dec
15

Hopeless for the HolidaysAttention all Adoptive and Foster parents: 

Have you ever felt Hopeless for the Holidays? 

 

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Adoption and Schools Presented by Gladney's Post Adoption Services

Dec
11

In this first of two webinars, Gladney Director of Post Adoption, Pattye Hicks shares information on talking with teachers about your child's adoption, completing the "family tree" project, and much more!

 

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Gladney Staff in Oklahoma Serves Expectant Mothers Planning Adoption

Dec
09

Andrea SchwarzDid you know that Gladney has a Regional Caseworker that covers both Oklahoma and Arkansas?  Andrea Schwarz graduated from Oklahoma State University with her degree in Family Relations and Child Development in 2003.  She began her journey with Gladney in the summer of 2003 as an intern and was then hired as a Regional Caseworker the following year.

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Gladney Office Hours During The 2014 Holiday Season

Dec
05

Gladney's offices will be closed on the following week days to allow our staff to spend time with their family and loved ones:

  • Wednesday, December 24, 12:30 p.m. to Friday, December 26, 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 31, 12:30 p.m. to Friday, January 2, 5:00 p.m.

Happy Holidays From Our Gladney Family to Yours!

 

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Find Out More About The Texas Voluntary Registry Webinar

Dec
03

The State of Texas allows the establishment of a registry system, which provides a means for contact between adoptees, age 18 or older, birth parents, and biological siblings in instances of mutual consent. Gladney Center for Adoption maintains its own Registry in accordance with Texas law, and a "match" through our Registry, which would allow contact, occurs when both an adult adoptee, age 18 or older, and birth parent(s) or siblings, age 18 or older, independently register.

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Raven - A Gladney Birth Mother

Nov
25

At 17 years old, Raven was in denial about her pregnancy until she visited a local pregnancy resource center, Burleson Pregnancy Aid Center.  View her journey through the ups and downs of pregnancy and choosing adoption for her son.

 

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Adoption Tax Credit Beginning in 2015

Nov
21

Adoption Tax CreditSeveral of us here at Gladney were doing some light reading in IRS Bulletin 2014-47 (http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb14-47.pdf) and wanted to share great news on the Adoption Credit. The Adoption Tax Credit will increase in 2015 to $13,400, up from $13,190 in 2014.

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Adoption Stories by Gladney - Gladney Brother & Sister

Nov
20

We are Gladney Brother & SisterWe entered the domestic infant program a little scared and very nervous. Our profile had been out for several months, and a birth mom wanted to talk to us. We spoke for the first time, and it was how we knew Colby was on his way! Everyone prepared to meet the following week, but Colby had other plans, and was born before we could meet.

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Join Us For A Post Adoption Mini Webinar: Adoption and Schools

Nov
19

Adoption and SchoolGladney Director of Domestic Post Adoption, Pattye Hicks, shares information on talking with teachers about your child's adoption, completing the "family tree" project, and much more!

Date and Time
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST

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6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

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