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  • Adoption Information
    Whether you choose to Adopt domestically or internationally learn what your Adoption Options are.

    In 1992, the National Center for State Courts gathered adoption totals from a variety of sources, and estimated that 126,951 children were adopted through international, foster care, private agency, independent and step-parent adoptions. [4] NCSC estimated that stepparent adoptions accounted for 42% of all adoptions and foster care adoptions 15%.

  • Adoption | LII / Legal Information Institute
    Adoption refers to the act by which an adult formally becomes the guardian of a child and incurs the rights and responsibilities of a parent. At the conclusion of the formal process, a legal relationship between child and guardian will have formed.

  • Adoption? Where to start
    American Adoptions, a private adoption agency founded on the belief that lives of children can be bettered through adoption, provides safe adoption services to children, birth parents and adoptive families by educating, supporting and coordinating necessary services for adoptions throughout the United States.

  • National Adoption Center: Adopt a Child
    The National Adoption Center is a valuable resource for current and prospective families looking to adopt a child.

  • Wednesday's Child
    Wednesday's Child Website provides photolistings of children waiting for adoption in 5 U.S. metropolitan areas, who have been featured on the Freddie Mac Foundation's Wednesday's Child television programs. The site provides adoption information for families and social workers.

  • Family Alliance-Sac.org
    Creating Life Long Connections for Children.

  • FosterChildAdoption.com
    Information and support related to adopting a child from foster care.

  • Fostering Families Today
    Fostering Families TODAY magazine is about you: the parents, children and dedicated professionals of foster care and domestic adoption. Fostering Families TODAY explores the issues that profoundly affect families and children, through articles and stories reflecting professional expertise and the experienced perspective of dedicated parents.

  • Foster Parenting
    Welcome to FosterParenting.com, the largest foster parenting site on the internet with more than 1000 pages of content.

  • Lorain County Children Services
    Welcome to our site, a place where you can learn more about children waiting for foster and adoptive parents, becoming a foster or adoptive parent yourself, upcoming training for licensed foster parents and professionals, and how you can help increase our children's overall well-being.

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