JFS is Hague Accredited and has status as a fully accredited international adoption service provider.
The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption is a multilateral treaty signed by the US and a number of other countries. It establishes safeguards ensuring that inter-country adoptions take place in the best interests of the child. The United States requires international adoption service providers serving Hague countries to be accredited, supported and monitored. Hague regulations establish uniform requirements and ensure sound ethical practices designed to protect children, birth parents and adoptive parents.
We are proud to have this acknowledgment of the agency's ethical principles and rigorous commitment to the children and families we serve.