Welcome to Adopting Family Resources
We created this website to help loving individuals learn about the adoption process, about the people involved, and how to better parent an adopted child. If we can help you find answers to your questions or assist you in any way, please feel free to contact us.
Provides helpful information to help you choose from the many types of adoption. Includes information on choosing between an agency adoption or a private adoption, an open adoption or closed adoption, a domestic adoption or international adoption, adoption by an agency or facilitator, an intrastate or interstate adoption. An understanding of these types of adoption is important since each type of adoption has implications for the adopting family. Information on selecting an agency and an adoption attorney is also provided.
Provides information from federal and state sources as well as information on the Federal Tax Credit, assistance from employers and health insurance coverage. Help regarding the adoption of special needs children is also discussed.
Includes information on the emotional issues of children adopted from a hospital, orphanage or other institution throughout the world. Support groups, and numerous adoption organizations to contact for help are provided. Additionally, included is information on child heath and disease and foster care adoption as well as contacts for adoption exchanges and photolisting programs.
|Gay and Lesbian Adoptions||Adoption Rights|
|Placement of Children With Relatives||Grandparents Rights|
|Special Adoptions||Parenting your Adopted Child|