China Adoption Agencies and Resources
The a-China DNA Project
The a-China DNA Project is a collection of families with a keen interest in exploring the benefits of establishing a family-owned DNA database for Chinese adoptees. Members of the Chinese adoption community are invited to share their opinions -- either for, against or unsure -- by completing the project survey found on the website.
Associated Services for International Adoption (ASIA)
ASIA is a licensed, non-profit corporation providing international adoption services, specializing in adoption from China. ASIA is located in Oregon and will work with families in all U.S. states.
China Adoption Helper
ChinaSprout - Chinese Cultural Products & Services
Celebrates adoption from China through Chinese cultural products - children's bilingual books, Chinese music for Children, children's clothing, customized announcement cards, greeting cards, CD-Roms, and services - bulletin board discussion, guest column, translation, Chinese naming.
Families with Children from China
This is considered the definitive site on China adoption. FCC is an organization of families who have adopted children from China. The purpose of FCC is provide a network of support for families who've adopted in China and to provide information to prospective parents. The purpose of this site is to consolidate the information that has been put together by the families of FCC, in order to make it easier for future parents to consider adopting from China. They also provide pointers to other adoption and China related resources available on the Web. You will find a list of agencies that have China adoption programs, infomation on who can adopt from China, links to info on China, and much more. A definite must see site!
Half the Sky Foundation
Half The Sky Foundation was created by adoptive parents of orphaned Chinese glrls. Our purpose is toenrich the lives and enhance the outcome for the babies and toddlers in China who still wait to be adopted, and for those who will spend their childhoods in orphanages. We are establishing early childhood education programs in Chinese welfare institutions to provide the children stimulation, indlvidual attention, and an active learning environment.
Our China Adoption Story
To Subscribe: Go to www.china-adoption.com and select the APC or PCA button to go to the sign-up page.
Listowners: Bill & Theresa McLean (email@example.com)
These are huge mailing lists dedicated to adopting from China. There are nearly 2100 subscribers to A-parents-china and nearly 1500 subscribers to Post-adopt-china.) You might consider subscribing to the list in digest form because of the large volume of email traffic that each list now generates. This site also has stories about adoptions from hina.
Our Chinese Daughters Foundation, Inc.
OCDF offers a wide range of services to adoptive families with children from China. There is a quarterly newsletter for parents, a quarterly full-color magazine for children focusing on Chinese culture, annual culture tour programs for adoptive families, and an online catalog. See the main website for links to the services. See the listserv on Adopting.com Mailing Lists page.
PIAO is a Spanish (Valencia, Spain) organization to help Chinese children and to support and assist in their adoption. This site is in Spanish.
Red Thread China
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