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Government Help

This is a list of government agencies and resources that may be able to help both during the adoption process and after you adopt a child.

Federal A-Z help for Adopting Families

On this link you will find a comprehensive list, with links to each, of the hundreds of federal agencies and departments many of which can be a valuable resource for persons adopting both internationally and domestically.

State Agencies

This link includes State-by-State contact information for a variety of adoption-related organizations and services including public and licensed private adoption agencies.

Child Welfare

This Child Welfare adoption resource will help you to contact your local child welfare agency, such as the Department of Human Resources, Department of Public Welfare, or the Department of Child Protective Services.

Services & Benefits

Services & Benefits: Included on this site are a multitude of U.S. federal government benefit programs and services available to adopting families and their adopted child.

Senators

When used judiciously, a call to your U.S. Senator can be very helpful. This is a listing of U.S. Senators.

Representatives

This is a listing of U.S. Congressmen and U.S. Congresswomen.  Sometimes adopting persons can run into problems and delays that their Representative can solve.

Governors

When used judiciously a call to your U.S. Senator, Representative, or state Governor can be very helpful.  This is a list of  U.S. state governors.

Help for Adopting Families by State

 Alabama  Montana
 Alaska  Nebraska
 Arizona  Nevada
 Arkansas  New Hampshire
 California  New Jersey
 Colorado  New Mexico
 Connecticut  New York
 Delaware  North Carolina
 Florida  North Dakota
 Georgia  Ohio
 Hawaii  Oklahoma
 Idaho  Oregon
 Illinois  Pennsylvania
 Indiana  Rhode Island
 Iowa  South Carolina
 Kansas  South Dakota
 Kentucky  Tennessee
 Louisiana  Texas
 Maine  Utah
 Maryland  Vermont
 Massachusetts  Virginia
 Michigan  Washington
 Minnesota  West Virginia
 Mississippi  Wisconsin
 Missouri  Wyoming
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 Parenting  Adopting a child

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