Blog – Open Arms Adoption

Open Arms Adoptions continues mission of Special Angels Adoption

As of August 30, 2021, Special Angels Adoption is no longer accepting NEW clients. All families that have adoptions in progress will continue to receive support from Special Angels Adoption as well as Open Arms Adoptions personnel until the adoptions are legalized. While their closing is sad for many that were involved with the agency, … Read More

New Newsletter Format

We have made the decision to switch from a monthly email newsletter to a quarterly postal-mailed newsletter. A number of people on our email list were not receiving our newsletter and we want to provide more quality information in our newsletter, rather than just a duplication of what we post on our social media. If … Read More

Families Come in All Styles

Open Arms Adoptions was awarded a grant from the Gay Community Endowment Fund of the Akron Community Foundation. This grant has been applied to combat discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community in the adoption industry. Open Arms Adoptions is firmly against discrimination. To that end, we have developed a multi-media campaign that is running during the … Read More

We moved!

On May 24, Open Arms Adoptions officially moved into their new space in Kent. Due to unprecedented growth over the past year, Open Arms Adoptions has found it necessary to hire more staff and social workers and we outgrew our other office. We are excited to move into downtown Kent and think clients will find … Read More

Family & Event Updates

March provided us with two infant placements and a finalization! In Addition to our golf outing in Northeast Ohio, we have added one in the Columbus area! We will be at NorthStar Golf Club in Sunbury on June 18! Photos and links are in our newsletter, click here!

Love is in the Air-Get the Latest OAA News!

Congratulations are in order to all the families that recently completed their virtual training! So many new families waiting to be created! At the end of January, we celebrated young Michael, who went home to his new family after spending 753 days in foster care. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out our … Read More

New Year, New News!

We have so many fun events planned this year and we are kicking right off in January! Read our latest newsletter here. 

Yule love all our family news!

We have added new families, placed and matched foster care children and infants. Find out the final tally on our Wine Pull. Keep abreast of holiday office closures. All in our December newsletter.

We are thankful for YOU!

We are so grateful to all who support the Open Arms Adoptions’ mission of finding families for children. November is National Adoption Month. Did you know over 3,000 children in Ohio’s foster care system are available for adoption? It is so important for us to continue the work of finding families for these children. Learn … Read More

Fall Family Celebrations and More!

We invite you to check out all that is happening at Open Arms Adoptions. Learn about our matched families, welcome a new employee, and stay up-to-date on all the Wine Pull happenings.