Catholic Charities USA and ParentFinder.com Partner to Help Adoption for Children and Families Adoption technology to assist adopting families and agencies
SEMINOLE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CAIRS Solutions, LLC the Florida-based leader in adoption and foster care software and Catholic Charities USA have entered into a pilot partnership to use ParentFinder.com to help more children and families through adoption. This will establish ParentFinder.com as the largest network of waiting adoptive families in the country.
CAIRS Solutions is known in the adoption and family support service industries for such products as MyAdoptionportal.com, ChildConnect.com and ParentFinder.com. "We are very excited to work with Catholic Charities USA," said Mike Ferretti, VP of E-Business for CAIRS Solutions. "Catholic Charities USA is a great partner and this partnership reflects our desire to collaborate with organizations that share our vision of helping and supporting adoptive families, birth parents and children."
"Integrating the ParentFinder software with the existing website will really take it to the next level," said Jean Beil, Senior Vice President for Programs and Services, Catholic Charities USA. "The Catholic Charities network has such a stellar reputation in the world of adoption, and we hope that national marketing for the service will make it more accessible not only for prospective adoptive parents, but also for birth parents who need pregnancy counseling."
Catholic Charities USA and a subset of member organizations will join a new service helping adoption service providers bring families together faster. ParentFinder is the nation's first and only secure and searchable network for adoption professionals and parents. It provides agencies with something they've never had: one central repository that connects adoption service providers around the country with a few simple clicks of the mouse. This means faster and better connections between birthparents, foster children, and adoptive parents.
"I'm an adoptive dad of 2 great boys, so I experienced the challenges of finding 2 perfect matches," says Mark Livings, CEO of CAIRS Solutions. "Using ParentFinder allows a birth mother or adoptive family to potentially receive a match from agencies all over the nation rather than just the ones they signed up with due to ParentFinder's global system searching capability." Agencies or parents specify their wishes for a match in the network. Those criterions remain confidential and secure as the system works to find a match. Using this system, for example, a Catholic Charities agency for adoptive parents in Florida can quickly learn of an expectant mother in Alaska.
About CAIRS Solutions.com
CAIRS Solutions is a leading provider of adoption and foster care management software and cloud computing solutions to family support organizations. CAIRS offers a suite of advanced technology solutions focused around the entire life cycle of adoption and foster care management. Services are centered on the design, implementation and support of adoption agency and attorney processes, including online forms for parents, parent-child matching, electronic profiles, and post-adoption pictures and letters to birth parents. Customers include large and small organizations supported by transaction pricing. Due to its focus, expertise and experience implementing and supporting advanced technology solutions for adoption related services; CAIRS believes it is well positioned to deliver superior solutions and services to its customers. Additional information about CAIRS can be found on line at http://www.cairsolutions.com.
About Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Charities USA's members provide help and create hope for more than 10 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds. For almost 300 years, Catholic Charities agencies have worked to reduce poverty by providing a myriad of vital services in their communities, ranging from health care and job training to food and housing. In 2010, Catholic Charities USA celebrated its centennial anniversary.
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