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Resources for Adoptive Families

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Helpful Websites:

Adoptive Family Magazine articles, activities, while you wait support - www.adoptivefamilies.com

Learn more about local, regional, statewide adoption resource  lists; Warm Line phone support and adoption referral service, Buddy Mentoring  Program (experienced adoptive parents), Adoption support groups, Chat room - www.njarch.org  (1.877.4ARCHNJ)

Pennsylvania based website that offers online adoptive parent  preparation course, resource listings, online newsletter regarding adoption issues, chat room, photolisting exchange of waiting children -www.adopt.org

Resources for people considering adoption and adopted children, directory of adoption professionals, online support, photolisting of older children for adoption -www.adoption.com 

Consumer site where can search "adoption", provides links to professional and supportive organizations - www.about.com

North American Council on Adoptable Children- host of annual adoption conference; advocates for the right of every child to a permanent, continuous, nurturing and culturally sensitive family; provides training; conducts studies; and prepares teaching materials which are made available to those involved in adoption - www.nacac.org

Evan B. Donaldson Institute web-site offers information on adoption policies, law, statistics, facts, international adoption regulations, e-newsletter - www.adoptioninstitute.com

National Institute of Mental Health web-site offers articles for parents and kids on mental health diagnosis, common medications to treat various diagnoses - www.nimh.org

CHOP's International Adoption Health Program available for pre-adoption and post-adoption screening and treatment - www.chop.edu/consumer/jsp/division/service.jsp?id=73553 -

Joint Council on International Children's Services - www.jcics.org 

National search engine, photolisting of older children available for adoption nationally, links to state web-sites, links to helpful adoption resource - www.adoptuskids.org