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Saturday, August 8th - Irish Meet and Greet- please join Founder Tara Gutterman, Eswuire for a Meet and Greet in the Conrad Dublin from 1:30-4pm. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, August 9th - the First Irish Reunion will be held as a noon brunch

Saturday, August 15th - European and Dutch Adoption ARC Reunion will be held at the Amersfoort Zoo from 9-5pm. Lunch will be held at 12pm. Please register at arczooreunion@gmail.com

Sunday, August 16th - Adoption ARC Advocates Brunch will be held at 11 am at the Renaissance Amsterdam in the Koepelkirch room across from the hotel!

Adoption ARC Meet and Greet will be held in the Koepelkirch room from 1:30-4pm. Please register at Taralaw@aol.com.


The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA’s website at:


Adoption ARC, Inc. is a private, non-profit child welfare agency that specializes in placing children of all races and special needs into permanent homes. The agency is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the New Jersey Division of Human Services and the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families to provide adoption, foster care and child welfare services to the tri-state area and beyond.

Adoption ARC was born in March 1994 in response to the 2,500 babies born in Philadelphia who need permanent homes. In addition, 7,000 children in the Pennsylvania social service system need homes. Adoption ARC was licensed in August 1994 by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to combat these problems by providing adoption, foster care and child welfare services in the state of Pennsylvania. In July 1997, in response to the need to service a larger area, we received an adoption license from the state of New Jersey Division of Human Services. In 2006, we received our license from the state of Delaware. Adoption ARC received its first full Hague Accreditation in 2008 and another full Hague Accreditation in 2013.

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