Anyone touched by adoption or belonging to the adoption constellation can become a member including:
Families formed through various types of adoption: local/international, foster care, step-parent, and kinship adoption,
Adoptive and foster families living in Hong Kong, Macau, Guangdong and in other parts of Asia,
Families who have who have adopted both domestically and internationally,
Dual and single-parent families with children of all ages and stages,
Families considering adoption and those waiting to be matched with a child,
Families who have experience early adversity or trauma,
Birth family members,
Adult adopted persons,
Professionals who work with the adoption community, including psychologists, social workers, counsellors, and education and health professionals,
Extended family members including siblings, grandparents and others,
Monthly Discussion meetings on adoption, parenting, and other relevant topics
Parent Support Meetings for parents to discuss issues and gain support
Waiting Family Gatherings
Presentations for community organisations and schools on adoption-related issues
Advocacy on behalf of all who are touched by adoption
Positive representation of the adoption community through media interviews and articles
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.
How can we help develop the bonds of attachment for all in our family?
How and when should I tell my child about their adoption?
Should we tell our child’s teacher that she is adopted?
How do I answer my child when they ask why they were placed for adoption?
My teenager wants to search for their birth parents and extended family.
I am an adult adopted person interested in roots tracing.
How can I as a professional be more informed about adoption and attachment?