What is Open Adoption? For many people who have not been directly touched by adoption, this article may seem like a foreign concept filled with words borrowed from a language you did not know existed. Adoption, after all, is something we usually observe from a distance or on television, with limited understanding of what someone […]
AdoptionWorks Waiting Family Spotlight: Charlie, Laura, and Anthony
by Jennie Risley
Meet Charlie, Laura, and Anthony. The Shackelfords have been married for more than 13 years. They are hopeful to grow their family through adoption. They chose to work with AdoptionWorks because they love the mission and the wonderful people who work there. Charlie works in Accounting for a children’s toy company (Laura likes to say […]
Hello! We are AdoptionWorks, a small child-placing agency in Dallas, Texas. We offer a full range of pre-adoptive and post-adoptive services to the entire adoption triad. With over 50 years of experience, we feel confident that we have a lot to bring to the table. However, with longevity in this work, comes accountability to continue […]
In our commitment to support healing and resilience within our community, we are proud to announce that we are offering FREE counseling services to the families, first responders, and mall employees directly impacted by the Allen Outlet Mall shooting thanks to a generous donation from KLTY and generous matches from donors.
We understand the profound emotional toll that such traumatic events can have on individuals and their families. It is crucial to provide a safe and supportive space where healing can begin. Our dedicated team of compassionate mental health professionals are ready to offer counseling sessions to those affected, aimed at helping them navigate the complex emotions, grief, and trauma they may be experiencing.
If you or someone you know could benefit from our counseling services, please do not hesitate to reach out by calling our offices at 972-960-9981 or by completing our online contact form.