There are over one half million children in foster care in the United States. If you love children and have room in your heart to give a child the love, nurturing, time and devotion a child needs, we hope you will consider adoption.

Giving a child a loving and supportive environment can make such a difference in a child's life and yours.

If You're Interested in Adopting:

General Adoption Information
Resource for prospective adoptive parents: How to get started, links to agencies, facilitators and attorneys, letters from birthparents, support groups and legal information. Also includes a photolisting of waiting children.
Contains a wide variety of adoption topics and resources

Adoption Exchange Association

Adoptive Families Magazine
Publication focusing on adoptive and prospective adoptive families.

Adoption Information
Contains articles and tips for those considering adoption and those who already have adopted.

Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation
Dramatically increase the number of adoptions of waiting children in North America

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
The Adoption Institute provides adoption information to media, lawmakers and individuals on topics such as survey data and governmental research data.

The Learning Center
The National Adoption Center offers a variety of online adoption education, information and support services. Includes weekly-moderated chats, interaction with adoptive families and professionals through the Message Boards and an online family preparation course.

National Adoption Information Clearinghouse
A comprehensive resource on all aspects of adoption

Special Needs Adoption

National Adoption Center
The National Adoption Center expands opportunities for children throughout the United States, particularly for children with special needs and those from minority cultures.

North American Council on Adoptable Children
Founded in 1974 by adoptive parents, the North American Council on Adoptable Children is committed to meeting the needs of older waiting children and the families who adopt them.

National Resource Center for Special Needs Adoption

Child Welfare Policy and Legislation

Adoption Policy Resource Center
Adoption Subsidy Advocates provides free initial consultation and related policy information to adoptive families, attorneys, advocates and agency professionals.

Adoption Laws and Resources
Information and pointers relating to adoption law; exploring issues and activities toward the reform of adoption to make it easier for all involved.

Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation
Dramatically increase the number of adoptions of waiting children in North America

National Center for Adoption Law and Policy
The National Center for Adoption Law & Policy seeks to improve the law, policies and practices associated with child protection and adoption systems.

Other Sources

Foster Care Information
A service of Casey Family Services, here you will find information about all aspects of foster care in America – and how you can make a difference in a child’s life.

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
A national association of attorneys who practice in the field of adoption law. The Academy’s work includes promoting the reform of adoption laws and disseminating information on ethical adoption practices.

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