WELCOME TO FAMILIES FOR RUSSIAN & UKRAINIAN ADOPTIONSM (FRUASM), INCLUDING NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES.
With regional chapters across the US and members around the world, FRUA INC provides international adoption support resources for families completed through adoption in Eastern European and Central Asian countries. A 501(c)(3) parent support organization, FRUA offers family and adoption education resources, it's journal The Family Focus, a private chatroom, social media connections, and a supportive community that nurtures adopted children and supports parents and families.
The adopted children of FRUA INC (Including Neighboring Countries) families come from all former Soviet block countries and republics. Please click on these to learn more about these countries/republics and their cultures: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, as well as many ethnic cultures within these countries including Roma (Gypsy), Slavic, Turkic (Tartar, Bashkir, Chuvash, Uyghur, Yakut, Dolgan, Tuvan, etc.), Uralic, Mongolic, Asian, Tungusic and other non-Turkic native Siberian cultures (Evenk, Buryat, Mongol, Yukaghir, Nenet, Komi, etc.)
FRUA believes that every child deserves a forever family and celebrates the rich heritage of our children's birth countries. Our Orphan Support efforts ensure we never forget the children left behind in those orphanages.
apply to the
2015 FRUA Scholarship program by Midnight, march 27, 2015! click Scholarship Program for electronic aplication forms
The FRUA Promise: It's help for your challenges, hope for your future and most of all.... it's community with families like your own, completed through adoption in Eastern European and Central Asian countries and republics.
the Family Focus
Celebrate Your Child's Name Day: Click here to find out when it is!
• The Way I Feel – Bibliotheraphy.
• FRUA Cook’s Tour – Country Life
Shop the FRUA STORE for gift ideas and a portion of your purchase benefits FRUA's work with adoptive families and orphans:
FRUA Book Store
* Subscriptions to Adoptive Families and Russian Life magazines...
Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption and it's acronym, FRUA are service marks of the 501(c)(3) organization Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption.