adopt children

A Cleft Lip and Palate Isn’t Holding this Little Girl Back!


“We brought our daughter home from China in July 2008 to a happy, bustling family with three other biological children.  She is joyful and loving and is a beautiful addition to our family.  Her daughter has never met a stranger and has been able to bring a smile to the face of anyone she meets.

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Adoption Success Story In Gladney's New Beginnings Program


Tyler, Texas' KLTV recently shared the before and after adoption story of siblings Dixie and Willie.  The adorable siblings were featured on KLTV's "Gift Of Love" segment sharing their need and desire for a forever family.

Gladney's New Beginnings Adoption Program assisted a forever family in finding Willie and Dixie.  Now the children are thriving and know the love of a home, family, and belonging. Play the video below to view their story.


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Two Older Children with the Same Special Need Find a Home


“As a single person, I could not envision adopting an infant. I have been around children all my life, but still recognized my limitations considering work requirements, my lifestyle, among other things. To bring a baby to this country only to leave her with “strangers” because I had to work, did not make sense to me. When I learned about the waiting children program, I immediately knew this was right for me.

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It Was Unplanned and a Hard Decision, But This Family Can’t Imagine Life Without Their Daughter


“Although, we hadn’t planned to adopt a little one with a severe special need, when we heard about our daughter, something very unscientific happened: we felt an inexplicable pull towards her; we knew she was meant to be a part of our family.

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A Family Returns to China


Our China heritage trip – July 2011

We returned to China for three weeks in July, our first time back since we adopted our 13-month-old daughter Seiler from the ChuZhou Social Welfare Institute in Anhui Province in January 2002.

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Webinar to Introduce Prospective Parents to Adopting From Latin America


Join us for a webinar on May 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CDT.


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Orphanage friends became brothers


Older children are waiting to be adopted and ready to be a part of a family. Read this story by adoptive parents who adopted two older children - When Dad traveled to China he visited an orphanage and met other older children. He said, "They were so starved for affection. They need homes, they need families."

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Adoption Stories by Gladney - Krystin's New Beginning


Of about 30,000 Texas children living under Child Protective Services care, some 3,000 annually are permanently removed from their homes by the courts and languish in foster care awaiting adoption.  These Waiting Children are top of mind among Gladney’s 

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Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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