Adoption Resources

The following groups offer information on adoption agencies in your area, finding legal representation and adoption laws in each state.

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• A Child's Waiting Adoption Program 3490 Ridgewood Rd. Akron, OH 44333 Phone: (330) 665-1811 Fax: (330) 668-1889 Web Site: http://www.achildswaiting.com

Adoption Associations & Advocacy Groups

• American Association of Open Adoption Agencies

Web Site: http://www.openadoption.org

• American Adoption Congress (AAC) 1025 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 1012 PO Box 42730 Washington, DC 20015 USA Phone: (202) 483-3399 http://www.americanadoptioncongress.org

• American Association of Open Adoption Agencies http://www.openadoption.org

  • American Academy of Adoption Attorneys P.O. Box 33053 Washington, DC 20033 http://www.adoptionattorneys.org

• Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) 50 F Street NW, 6th Floor Washington, DC 20001-2085 Phone: (202) 638-2952 http://www.cwla.org

• Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption 4288 West Dublin-Granville Road Dublin, OH 43017 Web Site: http://www.davethomasfoundationforadoption.org

• Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20447 Phone: (202) 401-9200 http://www.acf.hhs.gov

  • The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute 525 Broadway New York, NY 10012 Phone: (212) 925-4089 Fax: (775) 796-6592 Web Site: http://www.adoptioninstitute.org

• The Joint Council on International Children's Services 7 Cheverly Circle Cheverly, MD 20785-3040 Phone: (301) 322-1906 http://www.jcics.org

• National Adoption Foundation (NAF) 100 Mill Plain Rd. Danbury, CT 06811 Phone: (203) 791-3811 http://www.nafadopt.org

 

• National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC)

330 C Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20447 Phone: (703) 352-3488 or (888) 251-0075 Fax: (703) 385-3206 Web Site: http://naic.acf.hhs.gov

• National Adoption Directory Online

Web Site: http://naic.acf.hhs.gov/database/nadd/naddsearch.cfm

• National Council for Adoption (NCFA) 1930 17th St. NW Washington, DC 20009 USA Phone: (202) 328-1200 http://www.ncfa-usa.org

• North American Council on Adoptable Children 970 Raymond Avenue, Suite 206 St. Paul, MN 55104 Phone: (651) 644-3036  http://www.nacac.org

 

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