Risk & Protective Factors for Discontinuity in Public Adoption and Guardianship: A Review of the Literature
Quality Insurance Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation, January 2017
November 18, 2016
National Adoption Day
Connecticut celebrates National Adoption Day. This year Adoption Day will give permanent families to 73 children, including 16 pairs of sibling. Read DCF Press Release
November 15, 2016
The Donaldson Adoption Institute launches a new online curriculum. Openness in Adoption: What a Concept! is intended for parents who are experiencing or considering openness in adoption and professionals who provide services in this area.
July 1, 2015
Public Act No. 14-133, An Act Concerning Access to Birth Certificates and Parental Health Information for Adopted Persons, went into effect. This law restores the right of adoptees adopted after October 1, 1983 to access their original birth certificates upon reaching the age of 18. This law restores the right of access to approximately 24,000 of the 65,000 adoptees who were born in Connecticut since 1919. For more information, visit Access Connecticut.