In line with the implementation of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and neighboring province and due to an employee having contracted the CoVid-19 virus, all ICAB offices will be closed beginning March 29, 2021 – April 11, 2021 for disinfection. ICAB employees will be working from home.
Dear family, The purpose of this letter is to set out the NSW Department of Family and Community Services’ (FACS) position about the adoption of a relative or known child who is not an Australian citizen and who is habitually resident in an overseas country. FACS currently has responsibility for providing intercountry adoption services. These continue reading : Adoption Information from Family & Community Service NSW Government
Clay Storyteller This Clay Storyteller is a stylized version of the current ICAB logo, which shows a father wrapping his arms around a mother and child. The child at the center of the figure, held by the mother and touching the father’s hands, represents the adopted child and the new bond with the adoptive parents.
This year marks the ICAB’s 20th Anniversary. In June 7, 1995, Republic Act 8043 otherwise known as the Philippine Inter-country Adoption Act of 1995 was passed into law. The law created the Inter-country Adoption Board as the Central Authority in matters relating to the inter-country adoption of Filipino children and as the policy making body continue reading : ICAB: 20 years of building families!
On April 21, 2015, President Aquino appointed new members of the Inter-Country Adoption Board for a term of six years: Antonia C. Siy (psychologist), Rosario B. dela Rosa (registered social worker), Maria Gabriela R. Concepcion (lawyer), Eric Remegio O. Panga (lawyer), Ma. Teresa R. Nuqui (NGO) and Maria Carolina T. Legarda (NGO). The new Board continue reading : New Members of the Inter-Country Adoption Board (ICAB)
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is once again spearheading the observance of Adoption Consciousness Celebration this February 2015 with the theme ,”Legal na Ampon Ako: Anak na Totoo”. (A Child Finds Worth in Legal Adoption). ICAB, the Central Authority on Inter-Country Adoption of the Philippines supports the DSWD’s continuing adoption advocacy efforts continue reading : ICAB SUPPORTS DSWD’S ADOPTION CONSCIOUSNESS CELEBRATION
The Intercountry Adoption Board is coordinating the collection of stuffed toys for distribution to the children in Tacloban City and other affected areas. It is a small contribution but it may help the young traumatized children have something to hug at this time. You may drop off the stuffed toys at 2 Chicago corner Ermin continue reading : For Victims of Typhoon Yolanda
ANNOUNCEMENT! UPCOMING EVENT! WHAT : 12th Global Consultation on Child Welfare Service WHEN : August 14-16, 2013 WHERE : The Manila Hotel, Manila Philippines