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Adoptive Parents of Vietnamese Children (APV) Listserv

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AdoptfromMalaysia

A-Kinder-CambodiaAdoptGroup

A-parents-china (APC)

A-PARENT-RUSS

    To Subscribe: Send an email message to: ReqAPR@eeadopt.ORG. In the message body put the following line: SUBSCRIBE A-PARENT-RUSS [FirstName LastName].

    Listowner: Cynthia Teeters (cynthia@eeadopt.org)
    URL: http://eeadopt.org

    The A-PARENT-RUSS mailing list is for parents who are either interested in adopting or have adopted children from Russia or from one of the republics that used to be part of the former Soviet Union. Others who are sympathetic to the problems and issues that these parents are facing are also welcome. They currently have over 1,900 members.

Bay Area Ethiopian Adoption

Bolivia Adoption Mailing List

Brazilian Adoption Parent Support Group

Bulgaria List

    To Subscribe: Send an email to ReqBL@eeadopt.org (any subject line will work) and type in: subscribe Bulgaria-list FirstName LastName.

    Listowner: Eastern European Adoption Coalition (EEAC) (Beth@eeadopt.org)
    URL: http://eeadopt.com

    The Eastern European Adoption Coalition has established several lists to better serve the EE adoptive community. Mailing lists offer information and networking contacts, parenting tips and problem-solving advice to all who participate. Subscription is free.

CambodianAdoptions@yahoogroups.com

International Adoption Alliance Mailing List

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InterAdoptAllianceand follow directions.

    Listowner:Parents of International Children (interadopt@home.com )
    URL: http://www.i-a-a.org

    Please join our international/transracial email list. We want to link adoption professionals, adoptive parents, adult adoptees, birth parents and others who are involved in international adoption. Through the knowledge that has been gathered over the past decades we have the resources available to better serve the needs of today's transracial adoptees. Please join the list and contribute to this effort!

Guatemala-Adopt

    To Subscribe:Send a message to listserv@listserv.icors.org Be sure to turn off any signature you normally use. In the body of the message include the single line "subscribe guatemala-adopt firstname lastname" (without the quotes, and be sure to substitute your real first and last name). You must supply your real first and last names; the list does not accept subscriptions with missing, partial, or made-up names.

    Listowner:Stevan Whitehead and Debbie Davidow ( guatemala-adopt-request@listserv.icors.org)

    Guatemala-Adopt is a mailing list for discussion of international adoption from Guatemala, and of Guatemalan culture, politics, and other related topics, with a particular emphasis on areas of interest to adoptive families. The list covers issues for those considering Guatemalan adoption, those currently in the process, and those who have already adopted. While the focus is Guatemala, discussion of adoption and culture of other countries in Latin America is also welcomed.

Guatemala_Adoption

Guatemalan Adoptions

Haitianadopt

    To Subscribe: Go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Haitianadopt and click "Join This Group."

    This list is designed to generate discussion and to provide family to family support and resource information in regard to adoptions out of Haiti.

HaitianAngels

    To Subscribe: Go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/haitianangels and click "Join This Group."

    This list is for those who are interested in finding out more information about adopting from Haiti and also for those who have adopted from Haiti.

ICHILD Mailing List 

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ichild Click on "Join This Group" and follow directions.

    Listowner: Beth PK (beth@ichild,org/)
    URL:
    http://www.ichild.org

    ICHILD is a mailing list for those interested in India adoption. Topics of conversation do not necesarily have to be specific to India adoption but can be wide ranging and may include issues pertaining to India and the subcontinent, children, families, adoption, child development, health, etc. We have quite a number of ICHILD off-shoot mailing lists. For information, please see: http://www.ichild.org/lists.htm

Kazakhstan_Adoption

    To Subscribe:Go to groups.yahoo.com/group/Kazakhstan_Adoption/ and click "Join this Group."

    Listowner: Lori Scott ( Kazakhstan_Adoption-owner@yahoogroups.com)
    URL: http://www.littlemiracles.org/

    The Kazakhstan_Adoption list is a forum for people investigating adoption from Kazakhstan, also for those who are currently and have previously adopted. Discussions include, culture, travel, current immigration and adoption laws and procedures, parenting, humanitarian aid and medical and emotional issues of the post institutionalized child. This forum will also act as a support group for parents in all stages of adoption.

Korean Adoptees Worldwide

Kyrgyzstan Adoption Group

    To Subscribe: Go to groups.yahoo.com/group/kyrgystanadoptiongroup/ Click on "Join this Group" and follow directions.

    Email:CyndiLJ@aol.com

    This is one of the only online email groups for adopting from Kyrgyzstan, we now have 66 members and growing quickly. Kyrgyzstan is a new country to adopt from and having a link would be nice to help steer people who are learning about it.

Latin American Adoptive Families of Wisconsin (LAAF-WI)

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Latin_America_Adopt_WI/ Click on "Join This Group" and follow directions.

    Email: Latin_America_Adopt_WI-owner@yahoogroups.com

    This list is for Wisconsin families who have adopted, or are considering adopting from Latin America. This list provides support/information during the adoption process as well as after completion. We share calendar information about education, social and cultural events through this list, and also through a quarterly newsletter (mailed).

NCHILD

    To Subscribe: Send e-mail to join-nchild@s1.net. It doesn't matter what you put in the subject or body of the message.

    Listowner: Ellie Skeele (nchild-owner@s1-net)

    An off-shoot of the ICHILD list, NCHILD is intended for the discussion of all things related to the adoption and support of the children of Nepal.

Our Chinese Daughters Foundation Programs

    To Subscribe: Send an email to: ocdf-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. In the message area write subscribe (your name).

    Listowner: jane@ocdf.org
    URL: www.ocdf.org

    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. Listserv for single parents with children adopted from China as well as participants in OCDF programs and events. Preadoptive families are also welcome to share their questions and concerns about adopting from China. They ask that the conversations online be restricted to adoption from China and Chinese cultural and resource information.

Post-adopt-china (PAC)

    To Subscribe: Go to http://www.china-adoption.com and select the PCA button to go to the sign-up page.

    Listowners: Bill and Theresa McLean (pac@china-adoption.com)
    Or ( b_mclean@Yahoo.com)

    Post-adopt-china (PAC) currently has 1485 subscribers, most of whom have already been to China and returned with their child. It provides information to parents for dealing with the paperwork after returning (including readoption if so chosen), INS, social security,etc. It also serves to help parents keep up to date on cultural events in their area, directly related to adopting from China or their child's Chinese heritage.

RMI-kids Information for Marshall Islands Adoption

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/RMI-kids/ Click on "Subscribe" and follow directions.

    Email: RMI-kids-owner@yahoogroups.com

    Description: YOKWE!! This list is families whose lives have been touched by adoption from the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The members include those seeking information, those in process of adoption and those who have beautiful Marshallese children in their lives. This is an open forum to share information, support, encouragement, insight and cultural aspects of adoption from the Marshalls. Kommol tata!

ROMANIAdoption

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ROMANIAdoption

    Listowner:Laura LeVigne (tllevigne@aol.com)
    URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ROMANIAdoption

    This is a list for people who have or are considering adopting a child from Romania. It is a list made BY a parent, for the use of parents. Parents of children adopted from Moldova also are welcome to be a part of this group, as many similarities exist between Romanian and Moldovan adoption and cultures. Agency and Romanian Foundation personnel are welcome also, as long as the affiliation is identified and included in every post in your signature line. The nature of this list is to help each other in the adoption process and also provide support with our already adopted kiddos.

Romanian_Adoption

Romania List

    To Subscribe: Send an email to ReqRL@eeadopt.org (any subject line will work) and type in: subscribe Romania-list FirstName LastName.

    Listowner: Eastern European Adoption Coalition (EEAC) (Beth@eeadopt.org)
    URL: http://eeadopt.com

    The Eastern European Adoption Coalition has established several lists to better serve the EE adoptive community. Mailing lists offer information and networking contacts, parenting tips and problem-solving advice to all who participate. Subscription is free.

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Russian_Adoption

    To Subscribe:Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Russian_Adoption/ and click "Join this Group."

    Listowner: Lori Scott ( Russian_Adoption-owner@yahoogroups.com)
    URL: http://www.littlemiracles.org/

    The Russian Adoption list is a forum for people investigating adoption from Russia, Caucasus, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, also for those who are currently and have previously adopted. Discussions include, culture, travel, current immigration and adoption laws and procedures, parenting, humanitarian aid and medical and emotional issues of the post institutionalized child. This forum will also act as a support forum for parents in all stages of adoption.

Sierra Leone Adoption

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SierraLeoneAdoption/ Click on "Join this group" and follow directions.

    Email: SierraLeoneAdoption-owner@yahoogroups.com

    This group is for families who have adopted from Sierra Leone, who are in the process of doing so, or considering adoption from Sierra Leone. Our goal is to share information about the process of adoption from this country and knowledge about the country, culture, and history of Sierra Leone. Of course, you can talk about your kids from Sierra Leone too!

SEEA-L (Singles Eastern European Adoption List)

    To Subscribe: Use the subscription form at EEAC's homepage. Alternatively, send an e-mail to (lsv@eeadopt.org) and, in the text of your message (not the subject line), write: SUBSCRIBE SEEA-L FIRST LAST (where "FIRST" is your REAL first name and "LAST" is your REAL last name). If you are an adoption professional or are affiliated with an agency or adoption-related organization, we require that you append your affiliation after your name, e.g. SUBSCRIBE SEEA-L FIRST LAST AGENCY. You will receive a questionnaire. Please fill it out and return it to SL-owner@eeadopt.org to compete your subscription application. If you have problems subscribing please contact (help@eeadopt.org).

    Listowners:EEAC administrator Beth Waggenspack (beth@eeadopt.org) and EEAC Associate Gay Masters (gay@eeadopt.org.
    URL: http://eeadopt.org/

    SEEA-L is a mailing list for single parents who are involved in adoption from Eastern Europe. We encourage single persons considering the pre-adoption process to join our list for support and information regarding Eastern European adoption. We also want the "veteran" single parents who have already completed the Eastern European adoption process to share their experiences and issues. Single parent adoption is filled with twists and turns, and we can network with help and advice to share through our varied experiences.

SamoAdopt

    To Subscribe: Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SamoAdopt/ Click on "Subscribe" and follow directions.

    Email:SamoAdopt-owner@yahoogroups.com

    Description: This group is for ALL families involved on some level with children adopted from Samoa. It is open to interested, in-process and already adoptive families. It does not matter whether you adopted privately, through an agency, from Samoa or the American Samoas or a Samoan child domestically, if you reside in the US or not, if you are American or not. There are no membership requirements with regard to religion, race, age, etc. The point is to make connections to other families with Samoan children, learn together, form friendships, support one another, etc.

South African Adoption

Thailandadopt listserv

Adoptive Families Circle: Adoption Group: Transracial Families

Ukraine_Adoption

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