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ACADEMY OF ADOPTION AND ASSISTED REPRODUCTION ATTORNEYS

An international association of attorneys who practice, or have otherwise distinguished themselves, in the field of adoption and reproductive law

AMERICAN ADOPTIONS

A licensed non-profit adoption agency providing adoption services to birth mothers and adoptive families.

CHILD WELFARE INFORMATION GATEWAY

A comprehensive source for adoption information and a service of the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

THE ADOPTION TAX CREDIT (IRS WEBSITE)

Information from the Internal Revenue Service regarding the tax credit for qualified adoption expenses paid to adopt an eligible child.

UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Government website containing information on the international adoption process as well as required forms to be completed by prospective adoptive parents.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Government website for the U.S. Department of State which is the U.S. Central Authority for the Hague Adoption Convention. The website provides information on intercountry adoption requirements.

NEW YORK OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

New York State’s list of authorized adoption agencies.

STATE OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

List of adoption agencies approved to provide adoption services in New Jersey.

ADOPTIVE FAMILIES MAGAZINE

National adoption magazine providing adoption information for families before, during, and after adoption.

TAPESTRY BOOKS

A complete source for books about adoption and assisted reproductive technology.

CENTER FOR ADOPTION POLICY

Extensive website providing research, analysis, advice and education to practitioners and the public about current legislation and practices governing domestic and intercountry adoptions.

ADOPTIVE PARENTS COMMITTEE

Parent support group dedicated to improving all aspects of the adoption and interim (foster) care process.

RESOLVE

Dedicated to promoting reproductive health and to ensuring equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders.

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ADOPTION

Focused on helping children find permanent homes through adoption.

PACT, AN ADOPTION ALLIANCE

Dedicated to providing adoption-related services to children of color, their birth parents and their adoptive parents.

ADOPTION CENTER

The Adoption Center aims to reduce the length of time children spend in foster care and to make the adoption process easier for families.

NATIONAL ADOPTION FOUNDATION

Dedicated to providing financial assistance, services and support to families, before, during and after their adoptions are finalized.

HELPUSADOPT

Helpusadopt.org is a national 501c3 financial grant program that helps couples/individuals (regardless of race, religion, gender, marital status and sexual orientation) with the costs of their adoptions (domestic, international, special needs or foster care) by awarding grants of up to $15,000.

FERTILE HOPE

National, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

LIVE STRONG

National nonprofit organization providing resources and financial support to those confronting infertility as a result of a cancer diagnosis.

FAMILY EQUALITY COUNSEL

The Family Equality Council is an advocacy organization dedicated to changing attitudes and policies to ensure that all LGBTQ families are respected, loved, and celebrated.

GARDEN STATE EQUALITY

Civil rights organization dedicated to pursuing equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their families.

CONCERNED PERSONS FOR ADOPTION

Nonprofit New Jersey organization dedicated to providing educational resources and support to adoptive parent before and after adoption.

NEW YORK STATE ADOPTIVE AND FOSTER FAMILY COALITION

An organization of concerned citizens throughout New York State dedicated to improving services to at risk children and advocating for systemic change in the adoption and foster care system.

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE

Devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive medicine, including infertility.

THE DONOR SIBLING REGISTRY

The Registry (DSR) was founded in 2000 to assist individuals conceived as a result of sperm, egg or embryo donation who are seeking to make mutually desired contact with others with whom they share genetic ties.

SOCIETY FOR ETHICS FOR EGG DONATION AND SURROGACY (SEEDS)

A nonprofit organization founded by a group of egg donation and surrogacy agencies, whose purpose is to define and promote ethical behavior by all parties involved in third party reproduction.

FERTILITY IQ

Has a large video library of educational courses and provides a wealth of information about fertility treatment and medical providers.

U.S. SURROGACY LAW BY STATE

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