Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute exists as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization to raise awareness about the tens of thousands of foster children in this country and the millions of orphans around the world in need of permanent, safe and loving homes, and to eliminate the barriers that hinder these children from realizing their basic need of a family.
The National Center for Adoption Law and Policy
State-by-state compilation of adoption law.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
At the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (INS/BCIS) you can download USCIS forms including I-600a.
Processes requests for vital statistic forms such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, etc.
Contact Information
Select your State and County for a list of important contacts to help through your adoption process. From Social Security offices to local courts, this site will be useful.
U.S. State Department
The US State Department provides information on overseas travel, passports, visas and international adoption.
The largest Adoption site on the internet
Adoption Learning Partners
Offers web-based educational resources for adoptive parents, adopted individuals, birth parents and the families that love them.
Comprehensive Introduction for those looking for adoption information. Good things to keep in mind when going through the adoption process.
Provides unbiased information and resources for all with an interest in or connection to adoption and foster care, whether in the family setting or from an academic or professional standpoint.
Adoptive Families
Adoptive Families, the online adoption and parenting guide, has provided trusted adoption information and inspiration to families for over 30 years.
National Down Syndrome Adoption Network
The National Down Syndrome Adoption Network provides information to birth families who may be seeking alternatives to parenting as they prepare for the arrival of their child. Making an adoption plan for a child with Down syndrome is a loving choice and can be the right choice for some families.