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Adoption Related Newsletters, Magazines and Journals

References for newsletters, magazines, and journals, including addresses, phone numbers, and websites.... [more]

The Process

The actual steps of adoption may vary depending on the type of adoption being considered.... [more]

Attorney and Court Costs

The adoptive parents are not responsible for these court costs.... [more]

Adoption - The Process

There are many steps and things to do when adopting a child. This is a summary of the steps in the adoption process.... [more]

Myths about adoption

There is some information about adoption that may not necessarily be true. This summary talks about some of the common myths about adoption.... [more]

Adoption Resources

Lists of different types of resources for individuals interested in adoption.... [more]

Parents in Crisis: Adoption as an Alternative

Advice to those who may be considering adoption for their child.... [more]

Obtaining Background Information on Your Prospective Adopted Child: A Fact Sheet for Families

While adoption, like any form of parenting, involves a certain level of risk, background information is useful.... [more]

Continuing Nature of Medicaid Eligibility

Medicaid is an entitlement program through which eligible persons can receive, at least, basic medical care.... [more]

7 Keys to Adoption Success - Learning

Author's advice on successful adoption for those hoping to adopt.... [more]


Description of the Adoptive Parents Association of British Columbia (APABC), what they strive to accomplish and services they provide.... [more]

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Access to information on adoption through The Child Welfare Information Gateway.... [more]

The Truth About Domestic Adoption

I keep hearing that adopting in the U.S. is rare, expensive, and risky. The statistics--and my own experience--argue otherwise.... [more]

An Adoptee's Advice: To Prospective Adoptive Parents

An adoptee writes of the things that adoptive parents should expect from their adopted child and how they can help.... [more]

State Child Welfare Agency and Photolisting Webpages

A list of each state's photolisting webpages and child welfare agency.... [more]

State Adoption Subsidy Profiles

Resources answering questions about each states' adoption subsidy availability and requirements.... [more]

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