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NY: Essay: Adoption bridges families, provides children a home
Post – November 09, 2017
Monroe County Family Court, now in its 54th year, has finalized more than 14,000 adoptions. Over the last 13 years, the court’s celebration of National Adoption Day has endeavored to raise our community’s awareness surrounding adoption. While adoption numbers nationwide have remained consistent since the late 1980s, there has been a shift, particularly in New York, increasing the number of children adopted from foster care.