Our name has changed, but our mission is still the same:
to transform the lives of children in need of safe and nurturing adoptive families.
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Jonathan and Kara's Adoption Journey
“There are going to be times when you want to pull your hair out or cry yourself to sleep because of the unknown,” Kara said.
“But in the end, it will all be worth it.”
The Strongest Bonds are Made for Life
At Arms Wide Adoption Services, we begin with the child in mind. Each child is unique so the adoption plan and journey to finding the right adoptive family can be unpredictable. We expertly guide Houston and South Texas families through the process, connecting each child with the right adoptive parents and supporting them along the way and beyond. No matter where the path leads, Arms Wide Adoption Services honors the story of every family and celebrates with a family fulfilled.
Arms Wide Adoption Services is dedicated to building and sustaining strong, nurturing families for children in foster care through adoption.
As a leader in post adoption services, Arms Wide understands the completion of the adoption process is not the end of the road for families.
We are delighted you are considering fostering or adopting one – or more – children in need of a loving home. We know the process can seem complex and overwhelming, but we’re here to help you!
Van Kohrt has seen Times Square, Niagara Falls, the Santa Monica Pier . . . but he says his carefree son is the best sight in the world.
Attending a Greater Houston Information Meeting is the first required step in the process towards becoming an Arms Wide adoptive parent. During the Information Meeting, an Arms Wide Coordinator will walk you through the process of fostering or adopting a child or children in foster care.
Arms Wide Adoption Services is inviting all Permanent Managing Conservatorship (PMC) families to an outreach event, which includes free backpacks and children’s books, while supplies last.
Arms Wide Adoption Services invites all Post Permanency families to join us for a parent training and support event at House of Art. Guest speaker, Maria Graciano, MS, LPC-S, RPT-S, will touch on the topic of anger in the family.
We offer stories and articles ranging from how Arms Wide works through foster care and adoption processes to advice from licensed professionals and adoptees. Read our blog to learn what you need to know about Houston adoption services.