Providence Place Blog

When 22 year old Megan found out she was expecting, she was living on the streets, with no job, no car and no way to support herself. She was frightened and needed help. She moved in with a family, praying to God every night, hoping to find a solution. “I considered parenting at first because […]

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Every year, more than a hundred thousand children receive the blessing of a permanent, loving family through the process of adoption. In 2007 alone, more than 136,000 children were adopted. Domestic adoption, either through private agencies or through foster care, comprises more than two-thirds of this total number. Unfortunately, domestic adoption has also suffered from […]

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  The Big Give SA is a 24-hour day of giving to local nonprofits. The purpose is to increase public awareness of the impact of local nonprofits make in addressing our community’s social challenges. In addition to all donations made on May 5th, Providence Place could qualify for up to 7 different incentive prizes totaling over […]

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A common obstacle that prevents couples from entering the adoption process is a lack of confidence that they have what an adoption agency is looking for. Part of the reason for this lack of confidence is a misconception about the characteristics that make for a successful adoptive couple. For instance, one myth is that adoption […]

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