Daily archives for January 5th, 2016

Reminder :Guangzhou Adoption Unit Closed for New Year!

Reminder :Guangzhou Adoption Unit Closed for New Year!

To all families who may be traveling soon ~

Happy New Year!  We just the following message from the US Consulate in Guangzhou.

The U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou Adoptions Unit will not provide adoption services, including interviews, LSC drop-off and Article 5 pass-back, appointment scheduling, and routine inquiries, over the Chinese New Year’s holiday from February 8 to February 15, 2016.  We will promptly respond to inquiries and appointment requests when we reopen on February 16, 2016.

Please keep this in mind as you consider travel plans.  Please email Diana or your caseworker if you have any questions.

 

Madison Minutes in your Mailbox.

Madison Minutes in your Mailbox.

 

 

Do you receive the monthly Madison Minutes? Our newsletter provides updates on the programs, activities, and events going on at MAA. We also try to provide current information on all things adoption. To receive the Madison Minutes in your mailbox please click here and fill out the form. There is also a backlog of Madison Minutes available to you on our website.

 

Advocacy: Keith

Advocacy: Keith

4 year old Keith is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates. Keith is diagnosed as having cataracts and developmental delays. Keith does have excellent hearing and is able to recognize the different steps and voices of his caretakers. If he hears his special caretaker’s steps or voice, he pats on the bedrails or will laugh. He can entertain himself and enjoys playing with musical stuffed animals and music boxes. Keith is a good listener and he can recognize his own name. His favorite thing to do is play outside with his caretaker and the other children. Keith is described as active and shy. Please help us find precious Keith a loving forever family of his own! MAA has asked for an update for Keith because his file was so outdated. The update will be posted as soon as it arrives.

There is a $2,000 agency grant for Keith’s adoption with Madison Adoption Associates! Other grants may be available based on the adoptive family’s circumstances. Agency grants are awarded as agency fee reductions. MAA also partners with the Brittany’s Hope Foundation for matching grants, which are given out twice a year and to families that already have their letter of approval from China.

If you are interested in reviewing Keith’s file or in adopting Keith, please fill out a free PAP Waiting Child Review Form, which can be found here:https://madison.mysamdb.com/¦/FamilyInformationSheet_Edt.as¦

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MAA Lunar New Year Celebration

MAA Lunar New Year Celebration

 

 

The Year of the Monkey is here and MAA is ready to celebrate!

We are inviting all adopting and adoptive families to join us on Sunday, February 7, 2:00-6:00 pm at Limestone Presbyterian Church.  There will be games, food, and crafts. Please come with a potluck item to share.

Please RSVP to Leonette@madisonadoption.org

Directions available upon request.

MAA Adoption Programs

Madison Adoption Associates currently offers international adoption programs in the countries of China, the Philippines, and Bulgaria. Our programs mostly focus on placing children who have special medical needs.
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