About Us

Every child deserves to know the love of a family. Whether you are placing a child for adoption or adopting a child, we can help. Let's create a better future, together.

We are excited to announce that American Adoptions, Inc. and Family Connections Christian Adoptions have joined forces to create American Adoptions of California, dba Family Connections Christian Adoptions. After 20 years of working together (but as separate entities), this old-but-new agency draws on the depth and strength of FCCA’s 40 years of service to California adoptive families and American Adoptions’ 30 years of dedicated service to adoptive families and birth parents across the US. We look forward to many more years of serving all parties in the adoption triad!

With many years of experience, FCCA is one of the largest private agencies in California, in terms of the numbers of children placed each year.  The agency had its official beginning as “Family Connections” on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1983.  This was an appropriate day for an agency founded on business of the heart.

Founder Audrey Foster had worked at a county adoption agency long enough to learn that there were many children waiting to be adopted, and that they needed advocates.  She knew that if people heard about these children and were assisted through the adoption process with respect and good humor, they would welcome waiting children into their families.

So, with a telephone, a secretary, and two donated rooms in the back of a church, Audrey began the work. Volunteers, mostly adoptive parents, joined the effort.  The first year, the agency placed 16 children.

Now, over 39 years later, the agency has placed (directly or cooperatively) over 7,000 children from the United States and around the world into adoptive families.  Audrey’s daughter, Alison Foster Davis, served as the second Executive Director from May 2001 through December 2016; the current Executive Director is Wayne Mott, who has been with FCCA since 2005. 

Five FCCA offices are located throughout California, with the main office in Modesto, and branch offices in Sacramento, Fresno, Carlsbad, and San Luis Obispo.  The agency is licensed statewide and employs approximately 25 people, with many faithful volunteers.

Our Mission

Family Connections Christian Adoptions exists to assist the waiting children of the world into loving, permanent families. As a living expression of our love for Jesus Christ, we are committed to providing quality adoption services to children everywhere in need of forever homes, and to every family who welcomes them. 

Privacy Policy

This site is operated by Family Connections Christian Adoptions. We want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because the site collects certain information about each visitor, we want you to fully understand our privacy policy, and the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form.

How do we use your information?

 Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To improve our website. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

To improve customer service. Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your requests and needs.

To process transactions. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the service requested.

How do we protect your information?

 We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

We do use cookies for Google Analytics.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.  This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.  We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect property or safety.  Non-personally-identifiable, visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act; we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age.  Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

You may contact us at (209) 524-8844 with any questions regarding this privacy policy.