Best Pre-Adoption Websites
General Adoption Information
National magazine for families before and after adoption. Includes searchable databases of adoption programs, attorneys, and parent support groups.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Includes directory of pediatricians specializing in adoption.
Ethica: A Voice for Ethical Adoption
Updates on changes in adoption law and practice in the U.S. and around the world.
Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
Adoption research, white papers, facts, and policy papers.
Institute for Adoption Information
Adoption information for schools, journalists, and health professionals.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Summaries of state by state law, databases of agencies, support groups, reliable fact sheets.
Comeunity: Adoption Support
Adoption and disability information. Comprehensive adoption listserve index.
Joint Council on International Childrens Services
Intercountry adoption agencies promoting ethical practice and child welfare practices.
Karen Holts Adoption Links
Comprehensive list of adoption links and Web sites.
Monthly international adoption e-zine.Waiting children.
U.S. State Department
Summaries of international adoption laws. INS requirements and processes.
Photolistings of American children awaiting adoption.
American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
National directory of attorneys who specialize in adoption.
American Adoption Congress
Adoption reform and open records resources.
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Support for foster adopters.
North American Council on Adoptable Children
Extensive resources for families considering foster adoption.
National Adoption Center
Adoption information, work and adoption initiative.
Best Country Specific Web Sites
Adopting from Russia
Eastern European Adoption Coalition
Families with Russian and Ukranian Children
Families with Children from China
China Center for Adoption Affairs
Latin American Parents Association
Guatemala Adoptive Families Network
Families with Children from Vietnam
Kazakh Adoptive Families
Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network
Network of U.S. and Canadian groups and individuals related to Korean adoptions.
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