Vermont Adoption Consortium

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Program/Intervention Name

Vermont Adoption Consortium


Family Functioning, Parental Supports and community connections, Staff Training and Development

Program/Intervention Description

A network of agencies providing a continuum of adoption services including: Adoption specific training to child welfare and community professional staff, traditional and creative respite, support groups, information and referral, lending library, and in-home services to stabilize families experiencing challenges; adoption competent services relative to grief/loss and trauma issues.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

Program Goals/Outcomes

Support and stabilize families. Increase capacity of staff and organizations serving adoptive and guardianship families. Support families through advocacy, resource linking respite, and education and support groups.

QIC Target Group

Post - Target 2

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 1: Designed for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 5: Better Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Leanne Porter


DCF/Family Services Division

Contact Email

Contact Phone


External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)