Baby Safe Haven

Baby Safe Haven

Baby Safe Haven BACK TO HOME PAGE If you are thinking about abandoning your baby in an unsafe place, please know that there is a better way. Vermont’s Baby Safe Haven Law offers you safe places you can give up your baby – anonymously and legally. Vermont Children’s...
I’m searching for my birth family or child

I’m searching for my birth family or child

The Vermont Adoption Registry is part of Vermont’s Department for Children and Families, and is here to assist adults who placed children for adoption in Vermont, or for adults who were once placed for adoption in Vermont. Please contact them by clicking their...
I want to know more about Camp ForMe

I want to know more about Camp ForMe

In 1996, when a camp for adopted children was being proposed, a young child heard about the idea and was so thrilled that he might be able to attend camp said, “Really, a camp? For Me?” Now his dream is a reality! Camp ForMe is a day camp for children ages...
I need post-adoption services

I need post-adoption services

Adoption is a lifelong process with unique tasks and challenges with each life stage. VCAS is a founding member of the Vermont Adoption Consortium, a group of agencies and parent organizations working together to improve access to services and support to all Vermont...
I need counseling for my child or family

I need counseling for my child or family

The Child and Family Counseling Program provides counseling and support services to children and families who are experiencing stress. Common issues include: trauma, loss, grief and abuse-related issues needs of kinship families, including support to relatives, often...
I’m pregnant and not sure what to do

I’m pregnant and not sure what to do

If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you may feel overwhelmed, isolated and in need of support. The counseling staff at VCAS is experienced in understanding the problems that surround an unplanned pregnancy. We know that your situation is unique and the...
I’m hoping to adopt

I’m hoping to adopt

Vermont Children’s Aid Society is a private, non-profit child welfare agency which has been helping create families through adoption for over 80 years. VCAS helps approximately 40 children each year, from the United States and several other countries, to join...
I’m seeking to place my baby for adoption

I’m seeking to place my baby for adoption

If you are considering making an adoption plan for your baby, you deserve professional assistance in developing a plan that will feel right for you. We offer openness and flexibility. Our birth parent counseling program is designed to help birth parents feel a sense...