Families formed through all types of adoption, including local/domestic, inter-country/international foster care, step-parent and kinship adoptions.
Adoptive, foster and blended families with children of all ages and stages.
Families considering adoption and those waiting to be matched with a child.
Professionals who work with the adoption community, including psychologists, social workers, counsellors, occupational and speech therapists, education and other health professionals.
Friends, supporters of adoption and adoptive families.
Waiting and Newly Adoptive Family Meetings in English & Cantonese to support prospective adoptive parents. Each meeting covers a specific topic and allows for question and answer time.
Single Parents support group for waiting and adoptive families.
Parent-to-Parent Support Group for newly matched and adoptive families.
Connecting adoptive families with resources available from Government or Non-Government agencies in Hong Kong.
Active social media engagement providing wide, varied and relevant information, resources, links, podcasts, articles and adoption-related content.
Members Forum for private and confidential questions and advice.
Can assist with specific member queries on Roots Tracing, guide and information on Roots Tracing in Hong Kong provided on our website.
Professionals speaking on adoption and parenting issues.
Advocacy on behalf of adoptees and adoptee rights, such as parental leave for adoptive parents, access to adoptee and birth family records, family law, submissions to the review of law reforms that affect the adoption community and so on.
Presentations for community organizations and schools on adoption-related issues.
Accurate and updated representation of the adoption community through media interviews and articles
AFHK is here to help address complex aspects of adoption such as:
How do I start to prepare to become a parent through adoption?
How to develop the bonds of attachment for all in our family?
How and when should I tell my child about their adoption?
How do I answer my child when they ask why they were placed for adoption?
Should we tell our child's teacher that she is adopted?
My teenager wants to search for their birth parents and extended family.
I am an adult adoptee interested in roots tracing.
How can I as a professional be more informed about adoption and attachment?
How and when should I call in professional support for my child and family?
All AFHK events, meetings and programs are open to Members and Non-Members.
Members receive priority placing and preferential pricing.
Most AFHK activities are conducted in English, although we are beginning to offer
events in Cantonese including a Waiting Families support group.
An adoption support group for Cantonese speakers, the Happy Parents Association,
can be contacted at GPO Box 72313, Kowloon.