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.
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.
This link includes State-by-State contact information for a variety of adoption-related organizations and services including public and licensed private adoption agencies.
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: Included on this site are a multitude of U.S. federal government benefit programs and services available to adopting families and their adopted child.
When used judiciously, a call to your U.S. Senator can be very helpful. This is a listing of U.S. Senators.
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.
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.