Adoption Resources Online

The sites selected here are just a small sample of the resources available online. We encourage you to use these resources to help in your research about open adoption. These websites are provided as potential resources; the use of them is completely at your own discretion.

Adoption information websites

  • - The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and education to the adoption community.
  • - The mission of is to provide adoption information, resources and services to birthmothers-to-be, prospective adoptive parents and adoption professionals. The information, resources and services are provided through website pages, adoption forums, boards, email groups and other interactive communication.
  • - is an informational web site for people seeking a basic knowledge of domestic open adoption.
  • - This site has served children and families for 11 years, making one of the oldest and most respected adoption web sites on the internet.
  • - A nonprofit organization begun by two adoptive parents in 1991, Pact has developed a national reputation for excellence in serving all members of the adoption triad. Pact's goal is to create and maintain the internet's most comprehensive site addressing issues for adopted children of color, offering informative articles on related topics as well as profiles of triad members and their families, links to other internet resources, and a book reference guide with a searchable database.
  • - the online adoption and parenting guide, has provided trusted adoption information and inspiration to families for over 30 years.

Adoption Forums

Adoption advertising & linking

  • - Adoptimist is one of the premier profile sites for adoptive parents. They can set up a profile for you as well as run display ad's across the internet.
  • - America Adopts is another well positioned profile site for adoptive parents. Their blog regularly features IAC families.
  • - can list your site or create a custom designed one page website. They can also register your site with all major search engines.
  • - Adoption Online has been helping families of all kinds connect with birthmothers with great success since 1995.
  • - This useful site contains articles and information on the history of open adoption in the U.S

Adoption Law

  • - Adoption Law Site - The goal of this law site is to deliver a single online resource where prospective adoptive parents, biological parents, adoption and child welfare lawyers, juvenile and family court judges and child advocates of all kinds can turn for child welfare and adoption law information.
  • - Has current information and links to legislation about adoption laws in the U.S., as well as articles written by adoption legal experts.
  • - You may be able to take a tax credit for qualifying expenses paid to adopt an eligible child (including a child with special needs).

Adoption Book & Gift Sites

  • - In 1994, Tapestry Books became the first site to specialize in adoption books. Over ten years later, they are the premiere site to find books about the many issues surrounding adoption.
  • - Creating books which give tribute to the love that inspires the adoption of a child.
  • - This site provides resources to help you create an adoption lifebook for your child, which will help them understand their past as well as thrive in the future.
  • - The one-stop shop for adoption gifts, books, and other unique adoption products.
  • - Unique adoption gifts, books and resources.
  • - A resource of hundreds of poems describing all aspects of the adoption and foster care experience, from poetry written by young people, to classics known and loved by all.


  • - The mission of RESOLVE is to provide timely, compassionate support and information to people who are experiencing infertility, and to increase awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy.