We want a family more than anything!
Zac and Danielle met in 2010 at their church. They both find the Christian faith and Jesus Christ a very important part of their lives. Any child under their care will certainly attend church with them every Sunday. Not only because its important for them but because Zac works for the church as a youth director and Danielle sings on the praise team. Zac and Danielle were married in 2014 and have created a home together with ample space for additions.
Zac's hobbies included board games, cooking, trying new foods, and travel. Danielle's hobbies include baking, embroidery, quilting, singing, and travel.
Together Zac and Danielle enjoy traveling. They have been to Mexico, Bahamas, Australia, New Zealand and many other places. They can't wait to share these experiences with their future family.
I have lived and worked in Indiana my whole life. I have a Bachelors in media communication and a Masters in children, youth and family ministry. I am currently a youth director for a Church. I love to travel and spend time with family.
Registered Veterinary Technician
I moved around several times growing up as a pastors kid. I have always lived in Indiana. I have an Associate Degree in veterinary medicine and I currently work in the surgery department.
Nursing Home Therapy Dog
I love to play frisbee. I am well trained and good with people and kids.
Our Extended Family
A child joining our family will have...
4 great grandpas
3 great grandmas
They will have several great uncles and aunts and many 2nd cousins.
They will all love them very much!
We are adoption ready! What does that mean...?
We have taken several steps to make sure that we are qualified and financially able to care for a child. We are working with a licensed adoption agency in the state of Indiana.
Please review everything that was needed in order for us to be able to adopt.
Extensive Background Checks - Passed
Criminal History Checks - Passed
Fingerprinting - Passed
Drug Testing - Passed
Health Screening - Passed
Physical Examination - Passed
Required Documents For Adoption Agency:
Three Reference Letters
Basic First Aid
Blood Borne Pathogens
Med Core A & B
A home study is where a licensed social worker comes to your home and make sure that the home is a safe and clean environment.
Please see the check list below...
Parenting plan statement
Birth certificate(s) of everyone who lives in your home
Social security card
Marriage certificate if applicable
Divorce decree(s) if applicable
Military discharge(s) if applicable
Past adoption decree(s) if applicable
Green card(s) if applicable
Latest income tax return and tax returns for the last 2-3 years
Verification of employment (most recent pay stub, letter from your employer, or a statement stating that you are not working)
Proof of insurance: (home, health, life, auto)
Physician statement(s) of health status for applicants and everyone living in the home
Passport(s) if adopting internationally
Pet vaccination records if applicable
Criminal background check
Child abuse and neglect clearances for every state/country you’ve lived in for at least the past 5 years (if applicable – depends on country you are adopting from)
Sex offender clearance
Household Items and Safety Considerations
Working carbon monoxide detector
Working smoke detectors on every floor and near or in the child’s room
Medications, vitamins, cleaning products, other toxic substances out of child’s reach
Screen covering a fireplace or wood stove
Covered kitchen trash
Fire extinguisher near the cooking area of the home
Gates for stairs
Windows have secure screens and locks
Household heating equipment has appropriate safeguards
Fencing around swimming pool or pools of water
Hot tub has a locked top
Emergency telephone numbers visible
Evacuation floor plans available
Firearms in locked container with ammunition stored in a separate locked container