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Now we have a new legislation called "Juvenile & Justice Act, 2015" replacing the JJ Act of 2000. In this new act, adoption has assumed a significant importance with an exclusive chapter. Subscribe and follow this blog for more information in the days to come.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

"Voice of Hope" - Newsletter of the Hope House


Here is the latest edition of "Voice of Hope" - Newsletter of the Hope House.  We hope that you'd enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed compiling it.  Use the zoom in/ out/ full screen icons at the bottom of the viewing box to set your viewing preferences. 

How to convince yourself to adopt an older child (FAQ)



During adoption counseling, very rarely I come across a topic that is non-receptive to prospective adoptive parents (PAP) except for a few and adopting an older child is one among them.  Thinking that adopting an older child is like adopting a young child is foolhardy.  This blogpost will take you on journey to convince yourself to adopt an older child if it’s not in your preferences.  

Friday, February 21, 2014

Is it necessary to produce an infertility certificate to adopt a child? (FAQ)



Often, families that are intending to adopt a child are asked to produce an infertility certificate issued by a medical doctor to facilitate home study report.  I do not know if there’s a certificate of that sort can be issued by the medical community, but if they do, nothing more embarrassing and violation of dignity of a person than that.  So, what do the families need to do then?

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Adoption workshop in February 1st, 2014

Department of reproductive medicine of CMC, Vellore and ‘The Hope House’ are jointly hosting an ‘Adoption Workshop’ to be held on February 1st, 2014.  We have created a flyer with more details and if you live in and around the cities of Vellore, Chennai and Bangalore, this would be a very good workshop to attend.  Best is, it is offered at no cost.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Bank form for the Hope House

If you live in India and would wish to give standing orders to your public sector bank to help India to receive your help on a regular basis, kindly use this form.

"Voice of Hope" - Newsletter of the Hope House.

Here is our newest newsletter "Voice of Hope". Hope you like it as much as we enjoyed putting it together for you. Would love to hear from you.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Story of reunion (Part 1)

Here is a story of a boy that was adopted by a family in Australia.  Little Saroo had a photographic memory of the place that he had came from.  Used the technology to find his village in India and luck on his side, was able to them.  It is a heart-warming story but only a part of it.  Other part later.