JFSGNH takes great pride in helping to create families through adoption. Our compassionate staff will help guide you through the myriad of options. JFSGNH is known throughout the state for the quality of our services. If you reside in Connecticut and would like more information about our adoption services, please contact Margaliet Ligtenstein, LCSW, via phone at (203) 389-5599, ext. 105, or email at JFSGNH serves families of all religious and ethnic backgrounds. We cannot complete a homestudy for people living outside of Connecticut.

Intercountry adoption
JFSGNH has a collaborative relationship with several large intercountry placing agencies and can complete intercountry home studies.

JFSGNH offers:
• Home studies – domestic and intercountry
• Birth parent services including open adoptions
• Identified adoptions
• Probate court studies for step and co-parents
• Pre and post adoption education, support and counseling
• Stars of David Adoptive Family Programming (a social group for Jewish families created through adoption). Families meet throughout the year for holiday celebrations and other social activities.

JFSGNH is accredited by The Council on Accreditation.

JFS’s Adoption Program in the Media:

Click here to read an article that appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of the Shalom New Haven newspaper on the JFS Adoption program.

Play the video below to watch and listen to the JFS Adoption Program on WNHH 103.5 FM Radio that was broadcast on 12/6/17.