Trish and Steve Williams always knew they wanted to adopt. Their desire to expand their family and be obedient to a call they felt God had put on their hearts enabled them to take the first steps to begin the application process. But after being home study approved, Trish and Steve’s excitement turned to dismay as inquiry after inquiry through child marketing sites produced zero responses.
After exploring over 186 children waiting to be adopted, this family was close to giving up their dream. Fortunately, the Williams’ discovered Family-Match, created a profile, and completed their compatibility assessments. Within two business days, Trish and Steve received a call that would change their lives: a social worker two hours away had a sibling set of four that needed an adoptive family, and Trish and Steve showed up on their Family-Match account as being a compatible match.
With the success of their first adoption of four siblings, the same agency used Family-Match to match the Williams again, this time with a 12-year-old boy who they also adopted. Today, the family that almost gave up has adopted an additional sibling set of five children —a placement that culminated in a finalized adoption, completing their family of 14.