Resources for Families Seeking to Adopt or Parenting Adopted Children
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Adobaby offers Dossier Preparation Service for International Adoption, Adoption Consultations, and Educational Programs to Adoptive Families who are U.S citizens residing in any of the 50 States and abroad and to Adoption Agencies.
Adopt A Child.org - Inter-Country
The Inter-Country Adoption Registry is dedicated to helping people who are considering adoption to effectively choose an agency that best suits their needs. The online database is a unique public forum designed to provide prospective adoptive families worldwide with access to objective information provided by parents that have been through the adoption process. Therefore, all the information entered into this database is entered voluntarily by adoptive families. It also provides analytical information on how to effectively choose an adoption agency and a country from which to adopt.
adoption: a gathering
adoption: a gathering is a space where our conversation can grow and deepen. It's also a space where we, the adoption community, can create new ways to think about adoption, to talk about adoption, and to define adoption. This is the place for breaking down barriers within ourselves and within our community.
Adoption Community of New England, Inc.
This non-profit organization offers events and programs throughout the
year for all those touched by adoption, including an annual conference
that takes place in Massachusetts every spring. ACONE can also refer
you to adoption agencies in Massachusetts that can help you begin the
The Adoption Council of Ontario (ACO)
The mission of the Adoption Council of Ontario (ACO) is to provide support to individuals, groups and organizations in Ontario, that is directed toward advocating for, and enhancing the lives of, adoptees and all persons concerned with adoption. ACO is a registered charity whose primary aims are to provide information and education to the general public on all aspects of adoption; to facilitate cooperation and coordination between and among adoption groups and organizations; to advocate for, and foster the development of, needed community services related to adoption; and to advocate on behalf of children in need of permanent families.
Adoptiondoctors.com is an innovative International Adoption website dedicated to helping adoptive parents with the complex pre-adoptive medical evaluations. All medical interactions are performed via e-mail, express mail, telephone, and fax. There is no need to make appointments or travel outside of your hometown. For post-adoption care, performed in our Private Practice Offices located in Commack and Bayshore, Long Island, New York
Services to assist adoptive parents in the creation of adoption profiles ("Dear Birthparent Letters") and adoption webpages, the two most effective and powerful adoption networking tools! Adoptive parent of 3 children with over 11 years experience in the adoption world!
Whether you are a family wanting to grow of a birth parent searching for help and support, child adoption is an amazing way to meet each of your needs. A selfless act of love, child adoption can help complete families and bless the lives of children all across the globe. It is our hope that we can help you, whatever your situation is, find answers and support for your child adoption needs and desires.
The Adoption LawSite was created by The National Center for Adoption Law & Policy at Capital University Law School. The goal of this LawSite is to deliver a single online resource where prospective adoptive parents, biological parents, adoption and child welfare lawyers, juvenile and family court judges and child advocates of all kinds can turn to for child welfare and adoption law information. Our audience includes users wishing to access the latest and best adoption law-related information. Provided here are statutes, regulations, key cases, and leading explanatory law review and practice journal articles concerning child welfare and adoption laws for each U.S. State. Also included are plain English summaries of most of the legal material hosted here.
Adoption Learning Partners
The vision of Adoption Learning Partners is to offer highly valuable, timely, web-based educational resources for adoptive parents, adopted individuals, birth parents and the families that love them. The courses can help prepare people for becoming an adoptive family, or help adoptive families with growing children gain new skills to help them talk about adoption. Or, when an adopted person or birth parent is contemplating a search, they can turn to Adoption Learning Partners for guidance.
Adoption Online is designed specifically to help waiting Adoptive Parents connect with Prospective Birthparents in order to form a successful adoption.
Our website lists waiting families seeking a domestic open adoption. Our website also acts as a information site with open adoption resource links to help both the birthmother and adoptive family in their search for support and education on the open adoption process.
Adoption Options Today
This site was developed to provide information on the adoption of older children/children from foster care. It encourages would-be-adoptive parents who may be having difficulty locating an infant in need of an adoptive home, to consider adopting one or more of the estimated 134,000 children currently awaiting adoption in the United States (as of Nov. 2002.) Includes a link to free information available for download in a PDF format.
Adoption Training Online
This training site was developed by three social workers whose combined experience in child welfare and adoption specialization totals more than 85 years. We offer affordable, easy to access online training for families who adopt both internationally and domestically. Our training meets and exceeds the training requirements for the Hague Convention. We are also an approved provider of CEU�s for social workers. Training certificates are accessibly immediately upon completion of the courses.
Adoption and the Workplace
The National Adoption Center and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption have launched the Adoption and the Workplace initiative to encourage employers to offer adoption benefits and to help employees find out how to advocate for benefits at the workplace.
Here is a brief list of information that you'll find:
1) What you need to know about adoption benefits;
2) A list of employers that have adoption benefits;
3) A survey for employers to fill out;
4) An order form to buy materials;
5) Comments of families who have received benefits;
6) Tax credit information.