International Christian Adoptions

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International Christian Adoptions (ICA) is a:

Non-Profit, licensed adoption and foster family agency: providing the adoptive triad (birth parents, adoptive parents, and children) with compassionate and caring services.
Foster family agency: providing compassion and relief services to foreign and domestic orphanages as well as, the children in domestic residential facilities. Relief services include goods delivered as well as foreign exchange programs, transition homes and micro businesses.
Counseling and support center: providing support groups and counseling services for birth parents, adopted children, adoptive parents, foster children and foster parents. ICA is staffed by qualified, well-trained Christian professionals.
Family training center: providing classes to prepare the adoptive and foster families for the special development or emotional challenges that accompany children from institutional care. We provide ongoing support for the adoptive family and the children they are parenting including support groups and pre/post placement.

Contact information

Mailing address:
International Christian Adoptions
41745 Rider Way #2
Temecula, CA 92590


Phone: (951) 695-3336

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 330412343

CEO/President: Laura Duke

Chairman: Dwight Kealy

Board size: 7


Ruling year: 2014

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2007


Our Covenant:

Promote and secure the emotional, spiritual and physical welfare of children who have been victimized, abandoned or persecuted; found in the streets, war zones, government run institutions, refugee camps or family homes.

Actively engage in providing immigration and refugee resettlement services to those fleeing persecution, war, oppression and poverty.

To provide an environment of peaceful and humanitarian exchange to foreign students and those who go abroad.

To offer an environment where hard working artisans can be paid a fair wage and be given the dignity of self determination through fair trade.

To provide opportunities for orphans to experience culture and sense of family with camps to America and in their country.

To widen the horizons of Americans by sending them to foreign countries to experience differing cultures through a myriad of work projects, camps and activities.

Maintain a Hague compliant licensed child placement agency under a different name in accordance with the laws of the State of California in order to provide temporal foster care and adoptive placement.

Maintain several programs to enhance ICA's mission which is not limited to but includes immigration and refugee resettlement services; foreign student exchange program; fair trade; cultural camps; mission programs and tours, and other social service programs.

Mission statement

International Christian Adoptions (ICA) believes in the sanctity of life in that all children born and unborn are valued and uniquely made. Our overriding mission is to offer children:

HOPE in the love and compassion of Jesus Christ.
HOPE for basic needs.
HOPE for an education and bright future.
HOPE for a home in a family they can call their own.
This mission is fulfilled through adoption, foster care, humanitarian aid, counseling and support.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating267 of 11024 of 33
Fund acquisition rating487 of 110312 of 33
Resource allocation rating305 of 11032 of 33
Asset utilization rating373 of 110212 of 33

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,032,174$1,061,505$821,363$608,733$453,396
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,291,024$2,925,160$2,554,291$1,618,643$1,357,889
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$17,565$22,095$28,396$32,279$30,417
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$17,565$22,095$28,396$32,279$30,417
Total assets$3,308,589$2,947,255$2,582,687$1,650,922$1,388,306
Payables and accrued expenses$96,388$67,996$87,199$74,790$61,941
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$5,250$5,250
Total current liabilities$96,388$67,996$87,199$80,040$67,191
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$121,799$183,006$101,146$91,618$73,603
Total long-term liabilities$121,799$183,006$425,850$91,618$73,603
Total liabilities$218,187$251,002$513,049$171,658$140,794
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$3,077,947$2,696,253$2,053,748$1,477,164$1,232,802
With donor restrictions$12,455$0$15,890$2,100$14,710
Net assets$3,090,402$2,696,253$2,069,638$1,479,264$1,247,512
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$36,385$4,115,224$3,851,399$2,972,265$2,225,604
Program service revenue$4,437,528$110,300$134,438$81,064$128,305
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$284$267$0$0$0
Other revenue$13,411($1,603)$2,236$5,801$38,537
Total other revenue$4,451,223$108,964$136,674$86,865$166,842
Total revenue$4,487,608$4,224,188$3,988,073$3,059,130$2,392,446
Program services$3,707,126$3,126,892$2,849,319$2,296,775$1,411,589
Management and general$386,333$470,681$548,380$538,091$472,036
Total expenses$4,093,459$3,597,573$3,397,699$2,834,866$1,883,625
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$394,149$626,615$590,374$224,264$508,821
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$394,149$626,615$590,374$224,264$508,821


Laura DukePresident$101,878
Charlotte PaulsenExecutive Dir.$74,007

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 5/19/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


International Christian Adoptions (ICA) began in 1990 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. The Institute for Children's Aid is one of two major divisions at ICA. We stand on Biblical principles in all we do lending hospitality and sanctuary to all who are in need. Whoever you are and whatever your need as a family, we are here to help you. ICA is dedicated in helping children and their families around the world and in the United States. Our staff are multi-lingual and multi-ethnic and professionally trained to assist in various capacities.

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