• 1/17 2020

    13WHAM features Zachery this week. He'd love to find a forever family!

  • 1/10 2020

    13WHAM features Eric this week. He'd love to find a forever family!

  • 12/8 2019

    A one-man version of A Christmas Carol, starring Kim Tenreiro, begins at 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at Comedy at the Carlson, 50 Carlson Road. The show is a benefit for CAP (Children Awaiting Parents).

  • 12/8 2019

    Kim Tenreiro will present his one-man show of “A Christmas Carol” at 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 to benefit Children Awaiting Parents at Comedy at the Carlson, 50 Carlson Road, Rochester.

  • 12/1 2019

    At CAP's annual gala, Susan Schoff and Eric Brown of Lacuna Links, partnered with Children Awaiting Parents to assist them in finding adoptive families for children in foster care who wait the longest. 50% of all proceeds from their adoption pendant will directly support CAP's efforts.

  • 11/26 2019

    Children Awaiting Parents will host “Home, Heart, and Harmony: A Forever Home for the Holidays” this Saturday, November 30 at the Floreano Riverside Convention Center in Rochester.

  • 11/23 2019

    National Adoption Day in Monroe County Family Court is part of a nationwide event that aims to raise awareness of the children freed for adoption, encourage people to consider foster parenting and to celebrate adoption. Adoptions are finalized with plenty of fanfare and ceremony.

  • 11/19 2019

    ROC Image Radio broadcasts live every Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Hosts Kent and Mary Therese Friel, from The Mary Therese Friel Modeling Agency, interview fascinating and inspirational guests every week! November is National Adoption Month. Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for those children in foster care who wait the longest. Children Awaiting Parents works on behalf of these children, typically teenagers, and sibling groups who wish to stay together and/or those children with special needs. On this broadcast we welcome Lauri McKnight, Veronica Black and Toni Marrocco-Helwig from Children Awaiting Parents, as well as Commissioner of Seneca County DHS Tracy Van Vleck, Former Monroe County Family Court Judge Patricia Gallaher, Pre-Adoptive Parent Michael Brown and Legendary Music Producer Grand Tone. Listen in to hear about all the great work they are doing to connect children and families!

  • 11/14 2019

    More than 60% of children in foster care spend two to five years in the system before being adopted, and nearly 20% spend five or more years awaiting adoption. Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) is a local nonprofit organization that has dedicated more than 40 years to finding homes for children awaiting adoption.

  • 10/31 2019

    Children Awaiting Parents/Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency is hosting its annual Heart Gallery event and reception

  • 10/18 2019

    Children Awaiting Parents/Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency is hosting its annual public Heart Gallery event and reception at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at The Strong Museum of Play.

  • 5/19 2019

    Lift the Wait ROC is raising money to help find “forever families” for children waiting the longest in foster care.

  • 5/2 2019

    “...Under the umbrella of Children Awaiting Parents we can do more things, so we are doing more things,” says CAP’s new Executive Director Lauri McKnight.

  • 4/11 2019

    Children Awaiting Parents/Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency announces the promotion of Veronica Black to adoption specialist/program manager.

  • 11/28 2018

    West Henrietta, N.Y. - People in our area Saturday got a chance to feel like what it was like to be an orphan last century...

  • 11/20 2018

    ROCHESTER, NY (WROC-TV) - An adoptive mother is sharing her blessing this Thanksgiving in the hope that it will inspire others to consider giving a child a permanent, loving home.

  • 11/19 2018

    The keynote speaker will be Christian Baker Kline, author of the bestselling novel Orphan Train.

  • 11/18 2018

    The Strong National Museum of Play is partnering with Children Awaiting Parents to encourage adoption this month.

  • 11/9 2018

    Lauri McKnight, executive director of Children Awaiting Parents/Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency (CAP/Corbett), writes about how crucial a loving family is for a waiting child...

  • 10/24 2018

    On Connections with Evan Dawson, WXXI News - This hour, we hear from adoptive parents who share their stories, and we talk to experts about how to help kids navigate the emotional impact of foster care and adoption.

  • 12/14 2017

    Our Out Reach Specialist, Veronica Black, was on CBS (A Home for the Holidays with Josh Groban) Tuesday the 19th of December, 2017.

  • 11/15 2017

    "It brings the kids together and they learn the story of Annie and they understand how important it is for children to have stable, permanent, loving homes. It makes a big difference," said Sandra Frankel, chairperson for CAP.

  • 11/1 2017

    Our goal is to increase the number of children who transition to a forever family by offering a venue where people who have a desire to adopt can have help navigating the labyrinth of the adoption system.