Catholic Charities Inc. will host a free informational session for parents who want to learn more about building a family through adoption.


Catholic Charities Inc. will host a free informational session for parents who want to learn more about building a family through adoption.

All are welcome to explore opportunities to adopt children in critical need, including African American children, biracial children and special needs children at the late February program.

“These children, ranging in age from infants to age 17, need parents now,” Catholic Charities’ Executive Director Richelle A. Vible said. “If you can, please consider opening your heart to the possibility of creating a family through adoption. It is a special blessing to become the most important person in a child’s life.”

The one-hour program will walk individuals through the adoption process, advising participants about how the process works, available financial assistance, tax credits, and employer support.

Catholic Charities Adoption Program offers a sliding fee scale to make adoption available to

If You Go

Learn more about adoption

9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24

Clarion Belle Hotel,
1612 N DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

Registration will open at 8:30 am.

qualified families regardless of financial status.

Those interested in adopting or in learning more about adopting, and those who want to encourage others to become adoptive parents, are invited to attend. There is no cost to attend the meeting; however, participants do need to register by calling Alice Johnston at 302-655-9624, extension 222, or by emailing ajohnston@ccwilm.org.

Refreshments will be served.