Foster Care and Adoptions in Delaware

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.

Information and Tips on Parenting Children Who Have Been Traumatized

Information and Tips on Parenting Children Who Have Been Traumatized

Presented by: Kathy Newquist Snyder, LCSW When? Tuesday, May 27th, 2016 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Where A Better Chance for Our Children 805 S. DuPont Blvd., Milford, DE Join us on Tuesday, May 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. as Kathy Newquist Snyder, LCSW, a local therapist in Georgetown, discusses …Read the Rest

THANK YOU, GUILTY GIRLS

THANK YOU, GUILTY GIRLS

We want to thank the Guilty Girls and all of their supporters and those who attended their spectacular event this past weekend.  We cannot do the work we do to support Adoptive Families and their Children without the generous support of members of our community.  We were surprised to have …Read the Rest

Upcoming Events – Post Adoption Support

Upcoming Events – Post Adoption Support

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

You’ve Got Questions – We’ve Got Answers

You’ve Got Questions – We’ve Got Answers

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 6:30 PM   You are invited to drop by our office.  We are …Read the Rest

New Milford Office Opens – 805 S. DuPont Blvd

New Milford Office Opens – 805 S. DuPont Blvd

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

Support Group for Adopted Teens

Support Group for Adopted Teens

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.       

Parent Networking and Support Group in Milford

Parent Networking and Support Group in Milford

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

New Therapist at A Better Chance for Our Children – Jessica Sinarski, LPCMH

New Therapist at A Better Chance for Our Children – Jessica Sinarski, LPCMH

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

Voice for Adoption Recognizes Post Adoption Programs of A Better Chance for Our Children

Voice for Adoption Recognizes Post Adoption Programs of A Better Chance for Our Children

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

Useful Resources – links to helpful websites

Useful Resources – links to helpful websites

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