Adoption Care Services
- Adoption therapy and support for birthparents, adoptive parents and
adoptees of all ages. Located in Pasadena, California.
Adoption Hawaii Resources
- Adoption related information and calendar of events for support
groups, resources, training and workshops.
Adoption Resource Network, Inc. - A
resource and support group for all members of the adoption triad in
Western New York.
Adoption Works, Etc.
- Support for all members of the triad through voices of experience in
artistic expression, poetry, journals, stories, and letters. Includes
discussion group and links.
Adoptive and Foster Parent Association
of Georgia - Providing information and feedback for adoptive and
Adoptive Families Association of
British Columbia - General information, support and workshops for BC
residents. Includes profiles of children in Ministry care, chapter
details, links, and articles on infertility, special needs, and other
Families Today - Illinois support group. Offers newsletter, calendar
of local events, list of local support groups, legislative updates, and
articles on adoption and foster care issues.
Adoptive Family Therapeutic
and Educational Resources (AFTER) - Provides post adoption services
to families in Northern California. Includes online chat, bulletin
boards, and community information.
Native Adoptees - Working to helping Native adoptees overcome
personal identity crises, rediscover their roots, and build links with
their original community. Includes message board and newsletter.
ANCOR Adoption Network
- Resources and information for adoptive families of special needs
children in Arizona.
The Birth Mother Tree
- A place for birth mothers to add their names to break the silence and
honor their loss.
- Articles, poems, message board and mailing list.
Colorado Heritage Camps, Inc.
- Resources and information about heritage camps held in Colorado each
summer for families with internationally or bi-racially adopted
Families Adopting Across Cultures
(FACES) - Offers support and education for those involved with
cross-cultural adoptions. Stories and links are presented.
Families of FANA - Support
group providing services to adoptive families adopting through a private
orphanage in Bogota, Colombia.
First Nations Orphans
Association - Assists those individuals seeking to reunite with
their native families. Includes list of objectives, director's brief
biography, and information about upcoming events.
Friends in Adoption
- Independent, non-profit, support and educational group made up of
families touched by adoption. Based in Auburn, Washington.
Helping Kids Cope -
Offers financial assistance to birth mothers, adoptive parents and
children in foster care. Based in Nashville, Tennessee (United States).
Includes applications for awards, information about volunteering, and
Adopting Indian Children - Offers support, information and
International Adoptive Families - Not-for-profit family support
organization whose members have adopted transculturally and/or
transracially. Based in Albany, New York.
Interracial Families in
Fellowship - Informal sharing and support community for inter-racial
adoptive families in mid-Ohio. Includes calendar of events in central
Ohio and contact information for support in other parts of the state.
Jewel Among Jewels Adoption
Network, Inc. - Not-for-profit, readership-supported educational
organization which offers support through books and public speaking.
Site includes articles, newsletters, and product ordering details.
Jonathan Pannor, LCSW -
Offers counseling and workshops for adoptive parents. Features a list of
workshop topics and contact details.
New Roots -
Adoptive families support group based in Columbus, Ohio. Includes a
schedule of events, newsletter and membership information.
North East Post Adoption Service
- Offers support, advice and guidance to individuals affected by
adoption. Based in North Shields, United Kingdom. Organization profile,
membership details and links to related content are presented.
Open Door Society of Massachusetts,
Inc. - Non-profit support and educational group of adoptive, foster
and pre-adoptive parents and professionals interested in adoption.
Tasmania - A support group for people who have been separated by or
who have been affected by adoption.
Overseas Adoption Support
and Information Service - Voluntary support group for people who
wish to adopt children from orphanages overseas. Membership required for
many online resources.
Parents and Children
Together (PACT) - Offers support services to people living in
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire (UK). Site offers resources
and articles for all members of the adoption triad.
Post Adoption Center for
Education and Research - Non-profit organization providing peer
support, information, education and advocacy for any person touched by
Ranch For Kids - Northwest
Montana ranch which offers a respite and foster care program for Russian
adoptees experiencing difficulties in their new American families.
Includes photos, fee details, and descriptions of activities.
Society of Special Needs Adoptive
Parents - A post-adoption service in British Columbia (Canada) which
assists special needs adoptive families, professionals and the community
through support and education. Site includes news, resources and
Stars of David International,
Inc. - Nonprofit information and support network for Jewish and
interfaith adoptive families. Chapter directory, list of events,
resources, and membership information.
Sunflower Birthmom Support Group -
Search boards, mailing list, and links to related resources.
Trend - Nonprofit
adoption support group for families and children of special needs.
Includes chat room and message forums.
Vietnamese Adoptee Network, Inc.
- Organization involved in networking Vietnamese adoptees with one
another and the Asian Pacific American community. Based in White Plains,
New York. Includes event details, resources, and mailing list.