Stop The Wait is a grass-roots initiative dedicated to the general cause of connecting local forever families with local waiting orphans in Cuyahoga County. We accomplish this mission through the following four efforts:
To build awareness of the current foster and adoptive care crisis in Cuyahoga County.
To educate on the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent.
To provide area churches and organizations tools that will help to build awareness among their constituents.
To connect prospective foster or adoptive parents to resources and local supports.
“God places the lonely in families…”
600 kids in Cuyahoga County are waiting.
*01/2014 Cuyahoga County Dept. of Children & Family Services
If one family from every church in Cuyahoga County adopted or fostered a child,
there would be no kids in the permanent custody of the county.
To receive more information about local foster care and adoption opportunities, as well as free resources and supports, call the Parma Area Family Collaborative today!
Interested in hosting a free foster and adoptive care awareness event or informational workshop at your organization? Call Community Ambassadors to coordinate!
Click on the following graphic to download a Stop The Wait PDF flyer. Feel free to distribute and help build awareness.
Local couple adopts Shawn and Logan, two brothers who needed a forever home. May their story inspire others.