Related Links

The Adoption Exchange

http://www.adoptex.org
A non-profit organization whose purpose is to make the connections between families who adopt and children who wait for a safe and loving family to care for them. General information about adoption. Photo listing of waiting children.

Adopt

http://www.adopting.org
This HUGE site has something for everyone who is touched by adoption. Here you will find information on various types of adoptions, state-by-state waiting children, information for adoptees and much more.

Adoptive Families Magazine

http://www.adoptivefamilies.com
Adoptive Families is written by real parents with real kids, and every issue is packed with real-life advice. Stay informed about current adoption news and trends, learn from others and make the most of your precious child-rearing years.

Adoption Today Magazine

http://www.adoptinfo.net
Adoption Today bimonthly magazine offers top-notch expertise and substantive articles. Their mission is to offer families and individuals interested in: international adoption domestic adoption and foster care a resource publication that tackles the tough issues with the tenderness and sensitivity that "forever families" cultivate.

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com

Learning that your child has cerebral palsy can be devastating news. Yet, by educating yourself, including learning about treatment options and how to help manage the disorder, your child can still live a productive life.

Child Welfare Information Clearinghouse

http://www.childwelfare.gov
A New Way To Stay Connected! Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FosterClub

https://www.fosterclub.com/
FosterClub is dedicated to providing a peer support network for children and youth in foster care. Further, we believe that the experiences young people have in foster care place them in a position to effect change within the system, inform and motivate their peers, build public awareness and create public will for improved care for abused and neglected children.

FosterClub is about providing youth a voice within the system that so heavily impacts their lives. Whether advocating on their own behalf, in concern for siblings or family members, or speaking out on behalf of their 400,000+ peers currently in the system; our websites, publications and events provide a youth-friendly network which helps the voices of young people to be heard.

Fostering Families Today

Fostering Families Today
A magazine about parents, children and dedicated professionals of foster care and domestic adoption. Fostering Families Today explores the issues that profoundly affect families and children, through articles and stories reflecting professional expertise and the experienced perspective of dedicated parents.

Just For Youth

Just For Youth
Just for youth is a web page with tons of resources for all youth, but is specifically designed for youth that have been in the custody of the state.  Resources for jobs, health care, education, transportation and more.
 

National Adoption Center

http://www.adopt.org
A non-profit organization whose mission is to expand adoption opportunities throughout the United States for children with special needs and those from minority cultures.

North American Council on Adoptable Children

http://www.nacac.org
Founded in 1974 by adoptive parents, NACAC is committed to meeting the needs of waiting children and families who adopt them. A great resource for adoption triad members.

Northwest Adoption Exchange

http://www.nwae.org
Northwest has been providing special needs adoption services since 1976. They serve Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

The Utah Foster Care Foundation

http://www.utahfostercare.org
Established in 1999 to work as a partner with the state of Utah by finding, educating, and nurturing foster families. All training for Utah foster and adoptive parents is done by this foundation. They can also be reached at 801-994-5205 or 877-505-KIDS.

United for Adoption

http://www.unitedforadoption.org/
United for Adoption/UFA is an organization comprised of adoptive couples, birth parents, adoption professionals, and others who support the ethical practice of adoption. Together, UFA members work diligently to strengthen and promote the institution of adoption.