World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)


formerly known as Washington Association of Christian Adoptive Parents and then Western Association of Concerned Adoptive Parents
Organization type: Adoption Agency
Founded: 1976-04-27
Related persons
People working for or related to this organization
PersonPositionCountryFromsort iconTo
Lillian ThogersonAssistant Executive Director2005-06-30
Barbara KnowlesAssistant Executive Director2005-06-30
Merrily RipleyFounder of1976-04-26
Merrily RipleyExecutive Director1976-05-011983-01-01
Theadore E. (Ted) RipleyChairman1976-05-011983-01-01
Janice NeilsonEmployed by1981-01-011983-01-01
Janice NeilsonExecutive Director1983-01-012003-05-01
L Michael FeltmanCEO2003-05-012005-06-30
Janice NeilsonPresident2003-05-012005-01-01
Natasha GoncharovaAssistant Executive Director2003-07-012004-06-30
Lillian ThogersonCEO2005-07-01
Related organisations (to)
Organizations this is organization is related to
Organization1AsOrganization2CountryFromsort iconTo
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)EndorsesChildren in Families First
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Member ofJoint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS)
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)FacilitatesChristian Adoption Services, Inc. Thailand
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Member ofSouthern Piedmont Adoptive Families of America, Inc.
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)FacilitatesChristian Adoption Services, Inc. Kazakhstan
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Umbrellas forChristian Adoption Services, Inc. Russian Federation
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)EndorsesChildren in Families First
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)FacilitatesChristian Adoption Services, Inc. India
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)FacilitatesChristian Adoption Services, Inc. Ethiopia
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)FacilitatesAdoption Alliance (CO)
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Member ofNational Council for Adoption (NCFA)
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)FacilitatesChristian Adoption Services, Inc. China
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Provided grant toChina Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)2004-09-24
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Provided grant toChina Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)2007-04-27
Related organisations (from)
Organizations that are related to this organization
Organization_1AsOrganization_2CountryFromsort iconTo
Holt Korea - Holt Children's Services IncFacilitatesWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Republic of Korea (South Korea)
Romanian Adoption CommitteeAccreditedWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
Department of International Adoptions, VietnamAccreditedWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
Forever Families (TX)EndorsesWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
China Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)AccreditedWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
Thai Red Cross Children HomeFacilitatesWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Thailand
International Mission of Hope, India (IMH)Cooperates withWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA)AccreditedWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationProvided grant toWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)1999-12-16
U.S. State DepartmentAccreditedWorld Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)2008-02-29
Related countries, states or provinces
Countries, states or provinces this organization is related to
OrganizationLinkCountryFromsort iconTo
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Operates inEthiopia
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)Operates inThai Binh2008-09-01
Documents
News paper articles, official documents and reports filed about this organization
DocumentDatesort icon
Deputy prosecutor named for county1971-01-21
Adoption program scheduled1971-04-18
From non-adoptable to adorable1976-11-21
Adoptive Parents Group to Meet1982-04-07
CHOSEN CHILDREN1985-10-20
NO MATTER HOW YOU ACQUIRE THEM, THEY'RE BUNDLES OF JOY 1988-02-07
STATE'S LARGEST ADOPTION AGENCY SUBJECT OF DSHS INVESTIGATION 1988-06-05
PROTECTIVE RULING SOUGHT IN CHILD ABUSE CASE1989-02-10
ADOPTION AGENCY'S LICENSE LIFTED 1989-02-16
KOREAN-ADOPTION AGENCY BARRED, 33 FAMILIES HURT1992-02-21
Agencies offer help with adoption [China]1996-02-25
The Gates-funded Peony Project is nurturing China's forgotten blossoms2002-06-16
Pair to return favor at hospital in India 2003-03-23
With an arsenal of love, woman fights for world's children 2003-12-28
WACAP IRS-990 2002, 2003, 20042004-06-30
WACAP IRS-990 2006, 20072007-06-30
Christian Adoption Service / WACAP2008-04-01
WACAP corp registration2009-05-14
STATEMENT REGARDING RUSSIAN ADOPTION CASE2010-04-09
Renton agency caught in Russian adoption scandal2010-04-09
Russia halts work of U.S. adoption agency over returned boy2010-04-09
Picking up Artem Savelyev, agency may be denied accreditation2010-04-09
WACAP statement: Child Returned to Russia FAQ’s2010-04-13
A Crackdown on International Adoptions2012-02-07
Abuse cases
Abuse cases of children while in placement and the role this organization played in their placement
Titlesort iconRole
Girl adopted by Ted and Merrily RipleyPlacement agency

Location

315 S. Second St.
Renton, Washington, 98055
United States
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