News Flash: The Adoption Tax Credit Saved!

News Flash: The Adoption Tax Credit Saved! BAAS is pleased to announce that the House of Representatives has preserved the adoption tax credit and the Senate has preserved the ATC in their newly-released tax reform proposal. Adoption is a cause that unites...

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Catching up with Lisa Clark

Catching up with Lisa Clark HAPPY SEPTEMBER! It’s been a busy couple of months here at BAAS and I wanted to take a moment to quickly update you! Firstly, I want to say a huge, heartfelt thank you to everyone who has welcomed me to BAAS and helped with our (ongoing)...

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BAAS’s new Executive Director

BAAS's new Executive Director Bay Area Adoption Services would like to wish Andrea Stawitcke the warmest congratulations on her retirement. We are truly excited that she can now jump into all of the hobbies she has planned and also that she will have more...

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COA: Public Comment Opportunity

COA: Public Comment Opportunity The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers...

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2016 Year-End Letter of Appeal

2016 Year-End Letter of Appeal Dear BAAS Community: The time has come when we must formally announce to you that our much-loved Executive Director, Andrea Stawitcke, is retiring. For more than 25 years,...

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Adoption Advocacy Day!

Adoption Advocacy Day on 11/15 What’s it all about? “If adoptive families had any idea of what was going on, I think they would be outraged … We’re so busy just doing paperwork for adoptions that frankly we barely have time to fight this.” – Lucy Armistead, Adoption...

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Interested in Adopting a Child?

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