Family Matters

Catholic Charities Jackson's Resource Library

         The Adoption Tax Credit in 2015 and 2016
​                What is the Adoption Tax Credit?
According to the IRS, “The adoption tax credit offsets qualified adoption expenses, making adoption possible for some families who could not otherwise afford it. Generally, you may qualify for the adoption credit if you adopted a child and paid qualified expenses relating to the adoption.

The mission of Catholic Charities, Inc. is to be a visible sign of Christ’s love and concern for all people.  We are called to minister compassionately to all, whether Catholic or not. In fact, over 65% of the people we serve are of other faiths. Our focus is to provide quality direct services, education, and advocacy.   Services are offered regardless of faith, race, gender, or age.  Catholic Charities, Inc. is funded by federal, state, and local agencies, together with donations from the Catholic Diocese of Jackson’s Annual Service Appeal, individual donations, and private foundations.  With offices in Jackson, Natchez, and Vardaman and outreach workers throughout the Jackson Diocese, we are able to serve many Mississippians.  As all of us work together, we provide help and create hope…for all God’s children.

Welcome to our new On-line Resource Library where family matters!  The purpose of this service is to provide resource parents accessible diverse learning tools and resources to expand on existing knowledge and skills to better serve children and families.

Whether you are a Resource/Foster Parent, Adoptive Parent, Birth Parent, or Adoptee, please check out our Lending Library to access a variety of resources including, books, e-books, DVD's, articles and videos.

Resource parents will be able to access our web-based training on-line for continuing educational needs. To access, please click here.

Library Policy

All requested resources must be returned within 3 weeks from the date received.  If resources are not returned, damaged or lost, you may be held responsible for the cost of replacing the item.

Return postage will be included.

In this section you will find the best of our videos and suggested book readings on this topic. 

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Click to view videos related to adoption, parenting, trauma, kinship care, and other topics. 





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