Forever Families Through Adoption

Calendar of Events

ZUMBA - Dance for the children

September 13th, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM

To benefit Forever Families Through Adoption

Enjoy an evening of Zumba, beautiful sunset, fresh air, fun, raffles and music!

Tickets are $20 per person ($25 at the beach) Tickets can be purchased in advance.

Location:
Oakland Beach
95 Dearborn Ave.
Rye, NY 10580

Adoption: Everything You Need to Know @ Portchester - Rye Brook Library

September 17th, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This free event is open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parents, adoptive or potential adoptive parents, and adoptees. Come learn about the domestic adoption process and meet the staff of FFTA. FFTA is authorized in CT and NY.

Location:
One Haseco Avenue
Port Chester, New York 10573
www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org

Long Island Adoptive Parents Committee - Monthly Meeting

September 21st, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn the differences and similarities between private agency and private independent attorney adoptions. Approval processes, finding prospective birthparents; the process, precertification, openness and relationships before and after with the birth family, Come and hear some pointers and how to's from Joy & Michael Goldstein, Adoptive Parents, Professionals & APC members for over 30 years. Have all your questions answered tonight!!!

Location:
Church of St. Jude
3606 Lufberry Ave.
Wantagh, NY

Pizza with a purpose @ California Pizza Kitchen

November 11th, 2019 | All Day

Bring in the below flyer, present it to your server, and we'll donate 20% of your check to Forever Families Through Adoption. Purchases include dine in, take out, catering and all beverages.

Valid at the following location:
California Pizza Kitchen
365 Central Park Ave
Scarsdale NY 10583
(Just north of Hartsdale Post office)
914-722-0600

Adoption: Everything You Need to Know @ Portchester - Rye Brook Library

December 3rd, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This free event is open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parents, adoptive or potential adoptive parents, and adoptees. Come learn about the domestic adoption process and meet the staff of FFTA. FFTA is authorized in CT and NY.

Location:
One Haseco Avenue
Port Chester, New York 10573
(914) 939-6710
www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org

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What's New at FFTA?

Adoption and the Child Tax Credit
With the 2019 tax-filing season underway, a critical issue for families filing for the Child Tax Credit using an Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) has been brought to our attention. As a result of tax law changes made in the 2017 tax reform law (known as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", P.L. 115-97), now only a Social Security Number (SSN) is acceptable for claiming the Child Tax Credit. As a result, the Child Tax Credit cannot be claimed using an ATIN (or any other type of taxpayer identification number other than an SSN).

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