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Korean Wait Times are Shorter

The numbers are in and wait times in Korea continue to get shorter. For most families, once the home study is complete, the length of time for a referral is less than two months.

Summer Scholarship Opportunity for Korean Adoptees

ESWS is still accepting applications for the 2017 Korean Language and Culture Program. Application must be filed by May 5, 2017. This program gives Korean adoptees the opportunity to live on campus at Hallym University.

Visit from Eastern Social Welfare Society

New Beginnings was pleased to host the President of ESWS, Dr. Jin Sook Kim, Ph.D., and the Director of Planning, Mr. Hyunki Kim on March 30, 2017. It was wonderful to see old friends whom we have worked with for over thirty years. The meeting was productive. Adoptive...

In the Process of Adoption? How to Keep Your Marriage Healthy

By Liz Westermann, LCSW Now that you have made the decision to adopt, you are hoping that maybe the process will be easy and stress free. As you begin to fill out the applications, you realize there is an onslaught of more paperwork, fees, home study visits, and...

New York Korean Performing Arts Center Korea Trip

Attention Korean Adoptees and Families For the ninth year, The New York Korean Performing Arts Center is organizing a trip to Korea offered to Korean Adoptees and their families. It is an opportunity to learn and perform traditional Korean Dance and music at the Jindo...

A Holiday Card From New Beginnings

Dear Friends and Families, This will be my twentieth year at New Beginnings. The first generation of children I had a role in placing have become smart, thoughtful, beautiful young adults. The young men and women of today are remarkable and are a great source of...