National Adoption Center - Portal to photo listings and resources, including chat, online courses, and articles.
PACT: An Adoption Alliance - Adoption-related services for children of color, their birthparents, and their adoptive parents.
Adoption Information Line - Comprehensive information about the adoption of children within the UK.
Adoption.com - Information on international, special needs, independent, and private adoptions. Includes message boards, news, and a directory of adoption professionals.
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.
AdoptNet - Support for adoptive families from the National Adoption Center: Post-adoption information, online chats and conferences.
Adoption Solutions - Features discussion forums, hopeful parent registry, journals, resources for birthmothers and adoptive parents, and database of US attorneys and agencies.
Lund Family Center - Providing services for young women who are pregnant and parenting, families with young children and adoptive families.
Children's Home Society - Not for profit organization that provides adoption and birth parent services.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha - Services include adoption, reunion and unplanned pregnancy counseling.
Adoptions.com - Features a comprehensive directory of adoption professionals, and the Adoption SuperCalendar of adoption events, meetings and conferences in every state.
Megilligan's Island - Information on special needs adoption and foster care in central Kentucky.
BellaOnline: Adoption - Presents articles about a variety of adoption related topics.
Adoption-net - Presents information about adoption and fostering with a United Kingdom focus. News, child profiles, bulletin board, and glossary of related terms are included.
Adoption Council of Canada - Dedicated to finding homes for Canada's waiting children. Includes news, publications, legislation, events, research, viewpoints, and newsletters.
Child Of My Dreams - Offers infertility and adoption information and support. Includes a discussion of common myths, newsletters, and message boards.
Fostering or Adopting Children in Need - Information about transitional residence and fostering of troubled children.
The Adoption Guide - Consumer protection and advocacy for adopting families, international or domestic. Site features news, articles, and resources.
Council on Adoptable Children of Texas - A non-profit organization of citizens concerned about children who wait for permanent homes.
Adoption Triad Outreach - Features a free reunion registry, chat rooms, discussion boards, bookstore, online newsletter, virtual postcards, and a links library.
Child & Family Services - Provides former Michigan members (adult adoptees, birth parents, adult siblings, and adoptive parents) with post-adoption services and intermediary search services.
Adoption Web Ring - A public service ring dedicated to the best interests of adoption triad members.
State Mailing Lists - Directory of adoption related mailing lists across the United States.
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.
Famous Adoptees - 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.
National Adoption Foundation - Provides financial assistance, services and support to families. Contains information about programs, membership, and achievements.
Adopting.com - Listing of adoption resources on the Internet, organized in topical categories.
Texas Coalition for Adoption Resources and Education - Advocates adoption laws that are in the best interest of all adoptees. Includes the Texas Adoption Registry, discussion forums, articles, newsletters and statistics.
Canada Adopts - 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.
The ABC's of Adoption - Basic information about international and domestic adoption, message board, and related links.
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.
About.com: Adoption - Provides access to thousands of resources addressing all aspects of adoption. Extensive coverage of international adoption issues.
GotTrouble.com - Family Law - Information about adoption, qualities of adoptive parents which agencies are looking for, and other legal issues.
Adoption InterLink UK - General adoption information, articles, links to related resources, and notice board.
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.
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.
Older Child Adoption - Weekly online publication offering articles and information. Includes message board, bookstore and links.
Adoption Learning Partners - Offers web-based educational courses for all members of the adoption triad. Includes course descriptions and a mailing list.
Deaf Adoption News Service - Listings of deaf children waiting to be adopted, and a mailing list.
Lets Talk Adoption - Weekly radio show available on the Internet. Show schedule, brief host profile, and archives are presented.
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.
AdoptUSKids - National photo listing service for children awaiting adoption across the United States.
Adoption History - Presents the history of open adoption and links to related content.
Indiana's Adoption Initiative - Statewide effort to find permanence for all children with special needs. Picture book registry, information about the process, and newsletter.
Adoption Open - Features information about workshops and support groups, profiles of families hoping to adopt (from specific agencies) and resources.
Precious Kids Adoption - Features a registry of waiting families wanting to adopt, mailing list, articles, and information about scams.
Adoption: A New Beginning - A Christian adoption resource center, with services for birthmothers and adoptive parents.
Nurture Adopt - Resource for birthparents and adoptive parents. Includes profiles of waiting families, information about available situations, and links to support organizations, agencies, and financial help.
Adoptioninformation.com - General information and resources.
G2GAdoption - General information presented from a Christian perspective. Includes resource directory, glossary, and stories.
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.
My Adoption Links - Major collection of annotated links covering adoption laws and stories and organizations worldwide.
National Adoption Information Clearinghouse - Comprehensive resource on all aspects of adoption, including special needs, infant and intercountry adoption.
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.]
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.
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]