Adoption Resource List

Family, Parenting Styles, Pregnancy

Helps recruit and connect foster and adoptive families with waiting children throughout the United States.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Resources on all aspects of domestic and intercountry adoption, including adoption from foster care. A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families.

North American Council on Adoptable Children
An umbrella organization for adoptive parent support groups that promotes and supports permanent families for children and youth, especially children who have been in foster care and those with special needs.

Adoptive Families magazine
A wealth of information for families before, during and after adoption.

Joint Council on International Children’s Services
A nonprofit, international coalition of child-welfare organizations that provides information on international adoption.

U.S. Department of State’s intercountry adoption website
Provides current information about intercountry adoption, including adoption laws, and notices and alerts about specific countries.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Information about laws and definitions of international adoptions, including immigration and citizenship information.

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
A directory of attorneys specializing in adoption.

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
Adoption research and facts, online courses for adoptive families, information on laws and policies.

A list of online adoption support groups.
Lists and descriptions of books on a variety of adoption topics.

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