b'What Makes Us Unique?Barker seeks to ensure that every child has the loving and unconditional support of a permanent family and that adoptees, adoptive families, and birth parents have our support for a lifetime. We provide:Ethical, respectful, caring, personalized support for birth mothers and their families, adopted children22domestic and adopted adults, and parents of all adoptedadoptions of children infants and A focus on childrens safety, stability, health, andchildren in happiness throughout their journey foster careInclusion of all families and children: single, married, LGBTQ, straight, all races, all ethnic origins, all abilities, all religions, all welcomeIndividual and group counseling for birth mothers, prospective adoptive families, children, teens, and adult adoptees at every step of the journey, from initial interest and application through home study, waiting, match, and post-adoptionInsurance accepted for counseling 26 Project Wait No Longeran innovative programinternational to place children from foster care, all of whomadoptionsexperience trauma, and many of whom experience abuse, neglect, and the risk of aging out of the system, which often leads to extremely harsh outcomesComprehensive post-adoption services that are open to all whether adopted through Barker or not; providing counseling, education, search and reunion support, homeland tours, and other services to support adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents for a lifetime1269206 people joined apeople attended a Project Wait No Longer virtual adoptioninformation session about adopting an older information session child from the U.S. foster care system6BARKER ADOPTION FOUNDATION'