• Calendar of Events & Training Opportunities
  • Helpful Lists & Contacts
  • Join our Facebook Group
  • Journey Partners Program
    For a referral to a Journey Partner, contact us at 414-475-1246 or info@coalitionforcyf.org. We will make the connection and a Journey Partner will contact you at your preferred time.

    • Parent peer support available by referral
    • Seasoned adoptive parents with lived experience
    • A positive, strong resource to help families know that struggles and hurdles are a normal part of the journey
    • One-to-one matching with a Journey Partner with shared experience to help you grow and advocate for your family
    • Available to families formed through any type of adoption—foster care, international, or domestic
    • Allows parents the opportunity to tap into the perspective of an adult adoptee
  • Lending Library
    The Coalition for Children, Youth & Families has one of the largest collections of books, tapes, and DVDs on adoption and foster care-related issues in the Midwest. (Please note the Lending Library link above will take you to a different website.)
  • Partners Newsletter
    We publish the Partners newsletter three times a year. Each issue focuses on a specific theme or topic related to foster care and/or adoption, and includes articles, resources, success stories and more for readers. Partners can be downloaded and printed for easy sharing. If you would like to be notified via email when a new issue has been published, please join our Partners Newsletter mailing list.
    (Please note the Partners Newsletter link above will take you to a different website.)
  • Tip Sheets
    Tip sheets are short informational resources on a variety of topics related to adoption, post-adoption, foster care, and caring for children and youth in general. Most tip sheets are three-four pages in length and include links to additional resources and information.
    (Please note the Tip Sheets link above will take you to a different website.)