Adoption information and resources, message boards, email communities, and links to adoption professionals. Includes special sections for both birthmothers and adoptive parents.
Provides access to thousands of resources addressing all aspects of adoption. Extensive coverage of international adoption issues.
Support for adoptive families from the National Adoption Center: Post-adoption information, online chats and conferences.
National photo listing service for children awaiting adoption across the United States.
Listing of adoption resources on the Internet, organized in topical categories.
Adoption Council of Canada
Dedicated to finding homes for Canada's waiting children. Includes news, publications, legislation, events, research, viewpoints, and newsletters.
Presents the history of open adoption and links to related content.
Adoption InterLink UK
General adoption information, articles, links to related resources, and notice board.
Adoption Learning Partners
Offers web-based educational courses for all members of the adoption triad. Includes course descriptions and a mailing list.
Features information about workshops and support groups, profiles of families hoping to adopt (from specific agencies) and resources.
Features discussion forums, hopeful parent registry, journals, resources for birthmothers and adoptive parents, and database of US attorneys and agencies.
Adoption Triad Outreach
Features a free reunion registry, chat rooms, discussion boards, bookstore, online newsletter, virtual postcards, and a links library.
Adoption Web Ring
A public service ring dedicated to the best interests of adoption triad members.
Presents information about adoption and fostering with a United Kingdom focus. News, child profiles, bulletin board, and glossary of related terms are included.
Information on international, special needs, independent, and private adoptions. Includes message boards, news, and a directory of adoption professionals.
Adoption: A New Beginning
A Christian adoption resource center, with services for birthmothers and adoptive parents.
Features a comprehensive directory of adoption professionals, and the Adoption SuperCalendar of adoption events, meetings and conferences in every state.
American RadioWorks - Finding Home
A series of written stories, as well as a one-hour audio broadcast, which explore fifty years of experience with international adoption by Americans. Additional materials include photojournals, interviews, audio diaries, and supplementary stories.
BAAF Adoption & Fostering
London-based charity with offices in Wales, Scotland and England. Offers resources for those wishing to adopt and related professionals. Includes membership details, news, legal details and directory of agencies.
Presents articles about a variety of adoption related topics.
California Children and Family Services
Articles and FAQs about adopting a child, becoming a foster parent (or adopting a foster child), adoptees and birth parents, and services for adopted children.
Features a range of adoption-related information. Includes a message board, Waiting Parents Registry, list of famous adoptions, calendar of events, and links to Canadian resources, including agencies and support groups.
Center for Adoption Policy
Provides research, analysis, advice and education to practitioners and the public about legislation and practices governing domestic and inter-country adoption in the United States and the rest of the world. Includes publications and information about pro
Child & Family Services
Provides former Michigan members (adult adoptees, birth parents, adult siblings, and adoptive parents) with post-adoption services and intermediary search services.
Child Of My Dreams
Offers infertility and adoption information and support. Includes a discussion of common myths, newsletters, and message boards.
Children's Home Society
Not for profit organization that provides adoption and birth parent services.
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Encourages adoption in the United States and advocates for children in the public welfare system. Offers a beginner's guide, videos, and other adoption resources.
Deaf Adoption News Service
Listings of deaf children waiting to be adopted, and a mailing list.
Families for Private Adoption
Non-profit volunteer organization advocating and encouraging private (non-agency) adoption. Meetings held in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
A biographical dictionary of famous or otherwise influential adoptees and others raised for significant periods outside their birth families.
Famous and Remarkable Adoptees, Foster Children and Others
Short profiles, many with bibliographical and hypertext links, of famous or influential people who were adopted, fostered or otherwise raised by people other than their birth parents.
General information presented from a Christian perspective. Includes resource directory, glossary, and stories.
GotTrouble.com - Family Law
Information about adoption, qualities of adoptive parents which agencies are looking for, and other legal issues.
Indiana's Adoption Initiative
Statewide effort to find permanence for all children with special needs. Picture book registry, information about the process, and newsletter.
Lets Talk Adoption
Weekly radio show available on the Internet. Show schedule, brief host profile, and archives are presented.
Long Haul Productions: Dear Birth Mother
Suzanne, a single woman in her forties, after years of trying to become pregnant, decided to adopt an African-American baby. This is the story of her adoption quest. [29:00 streaming audio broadcast]
Lund Family Center
Providing services for young women who are pregnant and parenting, families with young children and adoptive families.
My Adoption Links
Major collection of annotated links covering adoption laws and stories and organizations worldwide.
NPR : The Many Faces of Adoption
About 1.6 million American families have adopted children. In more and more cases, they are open adoptions. Four families share their stories. [Each story approximately 5 minutes in duration.]
National Adoption Center
Portal to photo listings and resources, including chat, online courses, and articles.
National Adoption Foundation
Provides financial assistance, services and support to families. Contains information about programs, membership, and achievements.
National Council For Adoption
Washington, DC charity with a focus on adoption related awareness, education and advocacy. Organization overview, list of policies, and membership details are included.
North American Council on Adoptable Children
Post-adoptive articles and a "How to Adopt" section which provides an overview of issues and steps to take when considering domestic adoption through the foster care system.
Resource for birthparents and adoptive parents. Includes profiles of waiting families, information about available situations, and links to support organizations, agencies, and financial help.
Older Child Adoption
Weekly online publication offering articles and information. Includes message board, bookstore and links.
PACT: An Adoption Alliance
Adoption-related services for children of color, their birthparents, and their adoptive parents.
Precious Kids Adoption
Features a registry of waiting families wanting to adopt, mailing list, articles, and information about scams.
The Adoption Guide
Consumer protection and advocacy for adopting families, international or domestic. Site features news, articles, and resources.