Who We Are
Jim and Jackie’s world was changed forever when they unexpectedly discovered the severe emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges of their adopted baby. They needed financial support for intensive therapeutic treatment, but after much searching the family soon realized that the funding they needed was non-existent. Through this experience, the Palmers determined there had to be a better way to get help— both for their own child and for other families going through the same struggles.
In 2012, they, along with like-minded visionaries, established Adoptive Families Coalition (AFC) to offer resources to families with post adoption challenges. In addition to financial assistance through their sponsorship program, AFC provides parent coaches, resource networking database, and support for families struggling to help their child heal from attachment and trauma.