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Did You Miss the 2016 United For Adoption Conference?

This year’s United For Adoption was a great success. It was a day full of good friends and great information. For those of you who were unable to attend, we wanted to share some of what went on. Below are a few links to information from some of the presentations given, including the presentation from […]

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Matching Monday: Taylor is searching for a forever family!

Taylor sees the world through the eyes of an artist! She has a talent for drawing and a passion for many forms of art. Listening to music is an activity that brings Taylor happiness, especially when accompanied by a yoga class or a nice long walk. Two of her favorite things are McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets […]

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Join us for our 2016 “Hope Anchors” National Adoption Conference

Date: November 12, 2016 Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Location: Key Bank Tower, Salt Lake City Cost: Starting at $30.00   The annual United for Adoption Conference is scheduled for November 12th, 2016. We will be offering education classes pertaining to Infant Adoption, Birth Parent Panels, International Adoption and Adoption through Foster Care. We hope you save […]

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Our Adoption Story – Brandon

I was just an average baby in all ways but, the day I was placed in my adoptive mother’s arms, by my birth mother, I was the world’s most amazing boy! At three days old, my life changed directions in a way I could not comprehend in my infancy. My parents raised me in a […]

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Join us for our 2015 “Hearts United” National Adoption Conference

Date: October 30, 2015 Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Little America in Salt Lake City, UT Conference Schedule: Click Here… Come join the Adoption community. Lots of education workshops such as: Infant Adoption, Birth Parent Panel, International Adoption and Adoption through Foster Care Adoption Venders: Keynote speaker: Nicoleen Peck, World Renownd Parenting Advocator […]

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Why Join UFA?

United for Adoption: •    Gives voice, to birth parents who placed for adoption. •    Gives adoptive children, birth parents and adoptive parents the opportunity to interact in healthy ways through social activities, promotional events and educational forums. •    Allows questions from the community to be answered by those who have been touched personally by adoption. […]

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united for adoption goals

United for Adoption-our goals

We at United for Adoption are here to support, educate and advocate for and about adoption.  Our goals are to: 1. Promote a positive view of adoption. 2. Provide education and support to birth parents and couples involved in the adoption process. 3. Inform members and others of the benefits of adoption. 4. Encourage the […]

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Meet Miss Eagle Mountain, Alyssa Diaz – Platform – Adoption: A Choice of Love

“My name is Alyssa Diaz and I am the current reigning Miss Eagle Mountain and I will compete for the title of Miss Utah in June of this year. As a contestant in the Miss America Organization, I get to choose a service platform to dedicate myself to you and I have I titled my platform […]

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Why an open adoption?

It seems like lately I have been asked several times if I am glad we have open adoptions and if I really want our next adoption to be open, or if I would prefer to cut off contact with birth families. I think people may have the idea that our adoption is open because that […]

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Ohio will open records for those placed for adoption!

This Friday, March 20th 2015, will be a life changing event for many that were placed for adoption between January 1964 and September 1996.  Over 400, 000 records will be opened that were previously sealed.  Birth parents that placed during this time period will have until Thursday to file to have their their names redacted from the […]

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