Examples of State Postadoption Programs
In this section, a searchable adoption assistance database outlines the types of postadoption services available in each State. Also find examples of postadoption services available by region or online.
Adoption Assistance by State: What Types of Post-Adoption Services Are Available in Your State, and How Do You Find out More About Them?
Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMA) & Child Welfare Information Gateway
Provides State-by-State information on postadoption services.
Adoptive Families Together
Offers an online discussion group, a newsletter, a calendar of events, and other useful publications. This network of adoptive parents is based in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.
The Center for Adoption Support and Education
Provides postadoption counseling and educational services to families, educators, child welfare staff, and mental health providers in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Center for Family Connections
Offers support in Massachusetts to adoptive families, birth families, and adopted people, including therapy for individuals, couples, and families.
Provides mental health counseling and support groups for California adoptive families and birth parents as well as information on adoption mental health clinics. The center aims to build a long-term support network for families to address postadoption issues as they arise.
The Adoption Exchange
Provides information for families about postadoption services available in Colorado, Nevada, and Utah, including adoption subsidy information, support groups, newsletters and other publications, lending libraries, and more.