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The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting adoptive parents, informing adoption professionals, and helping children find permanent, loving families.

phone: 651-644-3036
email: info@nacac.org
web: http://www.nacac.org

The National Adoption Information Clearinghouse is a national resource for information on all aspects of adoption for professionals, policy makers, and the general public. Clearinghouse services include technical assistance to professionals and policy makers, a library collection, publications, databases on adoption resources, and information on Federal and State legislation.
phone: 888-251-0075
email: naic@calib.com
web: http://www.adoption.org/adopt/national-adoption-information-clearinghous...

The US. Goverments Child Welfare Information Gatway on Child Abuse and Neglect site provides information, products, and technical assistance services to help professionals locate information related to child abuse and neglect and related child welfare issues. The Clearinghouse can help you find research, statistics, State laws, and resources on such topics as prevention, child protection, out-of-home care, and permanency planning.
phone: 800-FYI-3366
email: info@childwelfare.gov
web: http://www.childwelfare.gov/can/

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is Kentucky’s child welfare entity. Children adopted through the Cabinet that are found eligible under Kentucky’s special needs definition can qualify for adoption assistance. To find out more about what assistance is available, go to the web site below.
web: http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dpp/snapsupportingservices.htm

Adopt's web site provides supports for adoptive parents, birth parents, adoptees, and other involved with adoption. For more information, visit their web site.
phone: 408-335-0500
web: http://www.adopting.org

Faces of Adoption: America's Waiting Children believes that "there are no unwanted children, just unfound families." This web site provides photographs of waiting children, as well as information about online support groups via chat rooms. This organization also provides online adoption preparation classes. For more information, check out their web site.
web: http://www.adopt.org