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.
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.
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.
Adopt's web site provides supports for adoptive parents, birth
parents, adoptees, and other involved with adoption. For more
information, visit their web site.
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.