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. Includes coverage of international adoption issues.
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.
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.
Adoption Web Ring
A public service ring dedicated to the best interests of adoption triad members.
Adoption: A New Beginning
A Christian adoption resource center, with services for birthmothers and adoptive parents.
General information and resources.
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.
Presents articles about a variety of adoption related topics.
British Agencies for Adoption & Fostering
London-based charity with offices in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. Offers resources for those wishing to adopt and related professionals. Includes membership details, news, legal details and directory of agencies.
California Children and Family Services: Adoptions
Articles and FAQs about adopting a child, becoming a foster parent, 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 projects.
Child & Family Services
Provides former Michigan members (adult adoptees, birth parents, adult siblings, and adoptive parents) with post-adoption services and intermediary search services.
Children's Home Society
Not for profit organization that provides adoption and birth parent services.
Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
Information for adoption professionals: research, policy, and practice.
Families for Private Adoption
Non-profit volunteer organization advocating and encouraging private (non-agency) adoption. Meetings held in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Fostering or Adopting Children in Need
Information about transitional residence and fostering of troubled children.
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]
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.
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.
PACT: An Adoption Alliance
Adoption-related services for children of color, their birthparents, and their adoptive parents.
State Mailing Lists
Directory of adoption related mailing lists across the United States.
The Adoption Guide
Consumer protection and advocacy for adopting families, international or domestic. Site features news, articles, and resources.