Helpful Adoption Links

General Support & Information

Intercountry Adoption: US Department of State
Child Welfare Information Gateway
National Council For Adoption

Country Specific Information

Rainbow Kids
Families with Children from China
Half the Sky Foundation
Eastern European Adoption Coalition
Adopting from Korea
Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network (KAAN)
Korean Focus for Adoptive Families
Latin American Parent’s Association

Education Resources

Adoption Learning Partners–An Online Adoption Education Community
Center for Adoption Support & Education (CASE)
Creating A Family: Internet radio show covering pre & post adoption issues.
Finding the Missing Pieces: Helping Adopted Children Cope with Grief & Loss
The Journey of Attachment
Transracial & Transcultural Adoption
With Eyes Wide Open
EMK Press: Tools & Resources for Adoptive Families

Financial Resources & Information

Adoption Tax Credit Online Course
IRS Tax Benefits for Adoption Form
Adoption Benefits: Employers as Partners in Family Building
Gift of Adoption Fund
Adoption Finance Toolkit


International Adoption Booklet by US Department of State
Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption
Summary of State Laws on Finalization of International Adoptions
US Department of State: Intercountry Adoption
United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Intercountry Adoption

Health Resources

Dr. Jane Aronson: Orphan Doctor
International Adoption Clinic at the University of Minnesota
Information about Attachment Disorder
International Adoption Health & Medicine

Kids & Teachers

Adoption Clubhouse
Adoption Heritage Camps
Teacher’s Guide to Adoption

News Sources

Adoptive Families Magazine News & Notes
Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
National Council for Adoption


Child Welfare League of America
Council on Accreditation
Joint Council on International Children’s Services
National Center for Adoption Law & Policy
National Council for Adoption
North American Council on Adoptable Children
Southern Piedmont Adoptive Families of America


International Travel Insurance
US State Department Travel Advisories

Traveler’s Health Information

CDC Traveler’s Health Home Page
Health Information for Travelers to East Asia
Health Information for Travelers to Eastern Europe & Northen Asia
Health Information for Travelers to Mexico & Central America