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Links to National Resource Websites
"Currently, thousands of children await adoption or are in foster care, looking forward to permanent homes. These children can thrive, reach their full potential, and spread their wings when given the loving and firm foundation of family."
—President Barack Obama,
National Adoption Day Proclamation
AdoptUsKids - National photolisting of waiting children
CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocate Association
Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) - national clearinghouse for free information about local and national mental health resources.
Child Welfare Information Gateway (formerly the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse) - easily accessible information pertaining to all aspects of adoption, including domestic and international. National Foster Care and Adoption Directory Search
NACAC - North American Council on Adoptable Children
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) - is a national information and referral center on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators and other professionals, with an emphasis on children and youth (22 years of age and younger).
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Clearinghouse - information about programs, priorities, and issues related to child health and human development.