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Stay Connected to Adoption Information
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2007|
Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting adoption and other child welfare professionals to information and resources that help them address the needs of children and families in their communities.
Gain access to print and electronic publications, websites, and online databases covering a wide range of child welfare topics, including child abuse prevention, family preservation and support, foster care, domestic and intercountry adoption, search and reunion, and much more. Information Gateway is the connection to:
- Laws & policies
- Training resources
- National Foster Care & Adoption Directory
A service of the Children's Bureau, Child Welfare Information Gateway consolidates and expands upon the services formerly provided by the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse and the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information.
All about adoption all in one place!
- Recruiting, retaining, and preparing families for adoption
- Postadoption resources
- Laws and policies
- Getting started with adoption
- Parenting your adopted child
- Considering an adoption plan during pregnancy
- Searching for birth relatives
Resources are available for download from our website, and can be ordered online or by email and telephone. Our Information Associates are available to assist in finding the resources you need.
Please note our new toll-free number: 1.800.394.3366
Bookmark our website and visit often for practical, timely information featuring dynamic databases, enhanced search capabilities, and resources for both professionals and families.
National Foster Care & Adoption Directory, including State-by-State listings of adoption agencies, State officials and services, and support groups:
Adoption Assistance by State, including answers to 13 questions on State adoption assistance policy, medical assistance, and postadoption services compiled by the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA). http://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/adopt_assistance
Laws & Policies, including information on Federal and State laws:
Statistics, reports, databases, and other sources of demographic data on children and families in the United States:
Workforce & Training Resources, featuring curricula, publications, training organizations, and university degree programs:
Child Welfare Practice Improvement, including information and resources on evidence-based practice and program evaluation:
Spanish-Language Publications from Information Gateway and others, for use by professionals and families:
Search the Information Gateway Library for full-text electronic versions and abstracts of more than 48,000 publications:
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