The Permenant Families Grant is a program of Catholic Social Services (CSS)  that assists over 400 families each year. The program provides home study services to families across the state of Alaska who are looking to provide permanency for the children in their home who are in the state of Alaska foster care system. All adoption home studies for this program must be referred to CSS by the Office of Children’s Services.

If you are interested in adopting a child or sibling group in the custody of the State of Alaska, please contact one of the following:

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For more information, please contact:

Jamie Kaufman-Bacher
Pregnancy Support Advocate & Adoption Coordinator
907-222-7315 (office)
907-258-1091 (fax)

Megan McBryde
Pregnancy Support Advocate & Adoption Coordinator
907-222-7319 (office)
907-258-1091 (fax)

Tami Jo Watson, MS
Pregnancy Support & Adoption Services Program Director
907-222-7316 (office)
907-258-1091 (fax)