Adoption Resources

These helpful Websites offer information, support and tools for prospective and adoptive families.

National Adoption Center

How-to information packets; frequently asked questions (FAQs); online course on adoption called "Adoption Quest;" national photo listing of foster children available for adoption; current news articles related to adoption.

National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

Government Website with basic information for those starting out and statistics on costs, foster care, international, interracial, and single-parent adoptions; summaries of federal and state law; databases of agencies.


Support for adoptive and foster families; online family preparation course; weekly newsletter via e-mail.

Adoptive Families Magazine

2003-2004 Adoption Guide, feature articles on adoption, anecdotes, resources and support for adoptive families. Available for purchase here; $14.95

North American Council on Adoptable Children

Great how-to section; post-adoption services.

Precious in His Sight Photolisting

International photo listing of 500 waiting children from more than 15 countries representing 38 different adoption agencies and facilitators.

An online international adoption publication with international adoption FAQs plus a photo listing of available kids.

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute

Research organization and policies.

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

Database of attorneys who specialize in adoption.

The Eastern European Adoption Coalition

A non-profit educational organization supporting adoption, especially adoption of children from Eastern Europe.

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