New PSAs showcase heartwarming “firsts” for adopted teens and their families

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), AdoptUSKids and the Ad Council today launched a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs). The new PSAs, created pro bono by advertising agency Forsman & Bodenfors New York, highlight the importance of adopting teens from foster care and emphasize the many “firsts” families experience when adopting a teen from foster care. “This campaign has made a lasting impact on so many lives since it first launched in 2004, and we’re not done yet,” said Lisa…

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New PSAs focus on the importance of adopting teenagers from foster care

New public service advertisements (PSAs) launched today by the Children’s Bureau at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in partnership with the Ad Council, AdoptUSKids and KBS, highlight the importance of adopting teens from foster care and emphasize that adoptive and potential adoptive parents do not have to be a perfect parent in order to adopt youth from foster care. Older children in foster care, particularly teenagers, have a hard time being adopted from foster care. Of the estimated 428,000 youth in…

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