Children's Connections, Inc. offers free adoption resources

Children's Connections, Inc. (CCI) provides services needed to build healthy and happy families across the State of Texas. The agency has been serving Texas families since 1987 by working to improve the quality of care for children in home, child care and community settings.Children's Connections, Inc. is the only free information, resource and referral source in Texas for all types of adoption and is dedicated to providing services to support birth and adoptive families. CCI is a licensed child placing agency and employs professional, qualified staff trained on current laws and standards of adoption in Texas. CCI also offers the Crystal Angels Embryo Adoption program and is the only full service embryo adoption agency in Texas. Other adoption services provided by Children's Connections, Inc. include home study services for domestic, international, embryo, independent, step-parent and relative adoptions. CCI is the largest home study provider in the State of Texas.CCI provides non-judgmental and unbiased counseling and assistance to women who are experiencing a crisis pregnancy. Staff provides support, information and decision-making tools. Community resources and referrals are provided to assist in meeting the current needs of the family.Children's Connections, Inc.'s Strengthening Families parent education programs utilize evidence-based, nationally recognized curriculums to work with parents of children 0-17. Services are provided in home visits, community classes and online. Strengthening Families curriculums are proven effective in reducing problem behavior in children, increasing parent child interactions, and preventing child abuse, neglect and maltreatment.In addition, CCI offers training opportunities for helping professionals including teachers, social workers, licensed professional counselors, child care workers and other professionals who work with children and families. A variety of delivery options are available, including home visitation, group sessions and online.For more information regarding any program offered by Children's Connections, Inc., please call 800.456.4862, email adopt@childrensconnections. org or visit