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New public service ads spotlight teen adoption

Two parents and a teen from public service announcement

The need for adoptive families is real. So are the rewards.

Today, there are 123,000 children and teens waiting to be adopted. Of the 5,000 children in actively listed on, 42 percent are 15–18 years old.

Which is why this year, our national adoption campaign highlights the rewards of adopting teens from foster care. In our videos and public service advertisements, families share the small moments that cement a family together—from sharing family meals to the first time a child calls you Mom or Dad.



It’s going to take a lot of people with open hearts to help ensure that every teen has the loving family they deserve. If that’s you, learn more about adopting a teen. You can’t imagine the reward.

The National Adoption Recruitment Campaign is a partnership of AdoptUSKids, the Children’s Bureau, and the Ad Council.

Watch all the campaign videos on the AdoptUSKids YouTube channel.