Our Adoption Timeline
May 26, 2012- We officially sent off our paperwork to Lifeline with lots of love and prayer!
June 4, 2012- Lifeline contacted us to let us know that we were officially accepted into their agency! Now for more paperwork and preparing for a home study!
September 6, 2012- We had our first home visit for our home study! It went so well. We love our case worker, our sweet abode was approved to house two more children! Three more interviews to go.
September 12, 2012- Amber had individual interview.
September 28, 2012- Daniel had individual interview.
October 15, 2012- Joint interview. Decided by this time that we were open to some special needs- especially a deaf/hearing impaired child.
December 10, 2012- Joint interview- and our final interview! Approved for two little ones! Also, officially made the heart-wrenching decision to switch from Congo to Uganda.
January 18, 2013- Homestudy Approval AND our move to Georgia!
September 13, 2013- After several months and financial difficulties, God has provided and we finished our home study update in Georgia. Now time to move onto immigration!
October 8, 2013- Chosen for Life awarded us a grant for 2,206! God is good.
November 5, 2013- Hand in Hand Christian Adoption awarded us a matching grant of up to 8,000! God is providing.
October 31, 2013- Filed for immigration.
December 4, 2013- Fingerprinted for immigration
December 12, 2013- Notice of immigration approval in the mail. Earlier than we thought! What a wonderful Christmas present. We are now on the waiting list for a referral!
January 3rd, 2013- We received our waiting number- 27! ;-)