Many single parents adopt children privately or from the U.S. foster care system as well as from other countries. In this section you will find resources on single-parent adoption.
About Single Mother Adoption: The Role of the Single Mother in Adoption of Children From the Child Welfare System
Child Welfare League of America
Describes the significant role played by single women who adopt children from the child welfare system, especially in the adoption of older and minority children.
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Child Welfare Information Gateway.
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Information for Single People Who Are Hoping to Adopt
Explores some of the issues facing single adoptive parents and provides resources to guide them through the process.
Single Parent Adoption
Includes resources, information, and support for both domestic and international adoption.
Single Parent Adoption: One Mom Shares the Joys and Realities
Provides a personal perspective on the experiences of single-parent adoption.
Single Parent Adoptions
The Adoption History Project
Provides a historical perspective on single-parent adoptions.