We felt early in our marriage God had plans for us to adopt a child into our family one day. Over the next seven years, we explored every form of adoption including international, domestic, and foster to adopt. We always had adoption on our minds but also assumed it would happen later in life. Meanwhile, […]
Caseworker Jasmine was in a meeting with an adoptive family when Donna told her she needed to take this call. A hospital social worker was on the phone from North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. She quickly briefed Jasmine on why she was calling, and the urgency at which she needed a response. A […]
CFS received a call from a hospital social worker at Shands in Gainesville. She was with a mom who had just given birth and wanted information about adoption. We were on speakerphone so that this new mom could hear us. She didn’t have any specific questions, just wanted to know “how it works.” Caseworker Jasmine […]
Love is the basis of a mom’s belief in the sanctity and value of every single life. It’s her love for the life that she is carrying and her belief that God has a plan for him/her. CFS caseworkers witness how the love a mom (and dad) have for an unplanned pregnancy, their unborn baby, […]
Unplanned pregnancy help includes counseling. We discuss your support system, should you parent. Your desires for your child’s family are considered, if you choose adoption. Teen pregnancy help begins with a text or phone call, and you may do so knowing that your information is confidential.