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Heart of Compassion 5K Fundraising Opportunity

Adoptive families looking for an opportunity to bless a New Beginnings (and possibly other) adoptive family, you have a GREAT opportunity coming up this fall. This year, Heart of Compassion will be having its 5th annual Heart of Compassion 5K on October 22nd. They are looking for families who are searching for opportunities to fundraise, […]

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New Beginnings’ Tennessee Office Social Workers

Over the years, we at New Beginnings have seen this ministry grow far beyond anything we could imagine. When we started getting a number of calls from west Tennessee asking for home studies, we knew we needed an office in the state to be able to conduct all of the home studies that were being […]

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New Beginnings’ International Adoption Social Workers

Your family is our first priority at New Beginnings. We’ve hired top-notch social workers to guide you through the adoption process. Many of our social workers have advanced degrees and all of them have a passion for placing children with their forever families. Amanda and Victoria work in our international adoption department. They coordinate adoptions […]

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New Beginnings’ Domestic Adoption Social Workers

When you rely on New Beginnings to guide you through the adoption process, you are relying on a group of professionals, not volunteers. Many of our social workers have advanced degrees and all of them have a passion for serving the families in our programs. Jody, Tom, and Kala work in our domestic adoption program. […]

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NB’s Top 5 Books for Parents

The very first step when considering adoption is to simply learn more. At the very beginning, you’re asking questions and finding credible resources. If the materials you have are really good, they can also serve as guides to help you through tough situations. At New Beginnings, we want to make sure you have as many […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Adoption Fraud

  Adoption fraud attacks some of our most vulnerable citizens during their most vulnerable times: birthmothers who are looking for options for their child and couples who desperately want to be parents. That is why it’s so important to work with a professional you can trust. Whether you are a birthmother or an adoptive family, […]

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Have You Considered Adoption?: A Compilation of Resources

  Have you considered adoption? Twenty-four percent of Americans will consider adopting a child of some age, at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, only two percent will actually follow through. Why is that? For most people, adoption is not something they talk about on a daily basis. In addition, there are many stereotypes and […]

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10 Awesome National Adoption Month Ideas

In 1976 Governor Michael Dukakis announced Adoption Week in his home state of Massachusetts to promote awareness of the need for adoptive families. Eight years later, President Ronald Reagan announced the first ever National Adoption week in the U.S. Finally, in 1995, President Bill Clinton expanded that week to National Adoption Month. Now, every November […]

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Different Types of Adoption

When prospective adoptive parents begin their adoption journey, they typically research the various types of adoption. Adoption agencies, attorneys, foster care, open, closed, domestic, international. The list can be long and confusing! We’ve discussed these many options with adoptive families, as well as those curious about adoption in general. To help you understand the different […]

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Celebration of Adoption 2015

New Beginnings International Children’s and Family Services is delighted to announce George Barna, founder of the Barna Research Group, as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Celebration of Adoption. Scheduled for October 15, we will once again honor the people who have supported the advancement of adoption over the last year and update our friends […]

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