A Better Chance for Our Children has been connecting children with families through foster care and adoptions in Delaware since 1996 (previously affiliated with Diakon Lutheran Ministries and later with Upper Bay Counseling and Support Services). During that time we have participated in many successful placements of children with our resource families. A Better Chance for Our Children primarily works to place children with special needs in families.
These programs are open to ALL Delaware adoptive families as well as families who have Guardianship of children who have exited from the State of Delaware foster care system. These programs are FREE to those families and to foster families. Certificates of attendance are available. CHILD CARE IS AVAILABLE …Read the Rest
STREET DRUGS: HOW THEY ARE IMPACTING OUR CHILDREN AND OUR COMMUNITIES WITH JAMES HARRISON, FORMERLY OF BRANDYWINE COUNSELING IN WILMINGTON, DELAWARE We are pleased to welcome James Harrison, formerly with Brandywine Counseling in Wilmington who has agreed to speak with us about the epidemic of street drugs. Mr. Harrison …Read the Rest
ADOPTION INFORMATION NIGHT – First Tuesday of every month At our Milford office (805 S. DuPont Blvd. Milford, DE 19963) from 4 PM to 7 PM And At our Wilmington office (1307 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809) starting at 7 PM You are invited to drop by our office. We …Read the Rest
We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in Milford. We are located right across from Redners Market in Milford. Our new office has additional space that allows us to better service our families. While our location is new, our phone number is unchanged at (302)725-5008. Please …Read the Rest
On the first Friday of every month, at 7:00 p.m. will be the meeting of our Support Group for Adopted Teens. It will be held at the offices of A Better Chance for our Children at 1307 Philadelphia Pike and will begin at 7:00 p.m.
NEW LOCATION: 805 S DUPONT BLVD, MILFORD (ACROSS FROM REDNER’S MARKET) The Parent Networking and Support Group for adoptive parents in Kent and Sussex Counties meets every month on the fourth Friday of each month. Child care will be provided. The meetings will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at our …Read the Rest
Jessica Sinarski has a wealth of experience in working with foster and adoptive parents. Before coming to Delaware, she spent five years providing therapy services to foster families in the South Bronx of New York. During this time, she earned her Certified Adoption Therapist credentials through Hunter College School of …Read the Rest
October 15, 2014 A Better Chance for Our Children Attn: Mary Lou Edgar c/o Frank Perfinski 1307 Philadelphia Pike Wilmington, DE 19809 Dear Ms. Edgar & Mr. Perfinski: I am pleased to inform you that Voice for Adoption (VFA) has selected A Better Chance for Our Children …Read the Rest
AFIS – Adoptive Families with Information and Support. Their web site describes many of their social and informational activities in suspporting adoptive and foster care families. www.afisdelaware.org Love and Logic Institute – Love and Logic is a key part of our training program. Their web site includes some free information …Read the Rest
Click to view a great video of our families and staff: *Video: founded in 1996, a better chance for our children works to find permanent loving families for children waiting to be adopted. these waiting children all have special needs, and this dedicated agency works tirelessly to bring children and …Read the Rest