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The Greyhound Adoption Center
A non-profit, volunteer-run group dedicated to finding loving homes for Greyhounds
from dog tracks across the country and raising public awareness that these ...
The Greyhound Adoption Center Serving areas throughout California and Las Vegas
Toll-free 1-877 GR8TDOG (478-8364) Greyhound Adoption Center P.O
Box 2433 La Mesa, CA 91943-2433 The Greyhound Adoption Center is one of the oldest and largest greyhound rescue groups in the United States
Adoption.com - Information on International, Domestic, Child ...
Information on international, special needs, independent, and private adoptions.
Includes message boards, news, and a directory of adoption professionals.
(301, 010) (1, 604) More ( 4, 052 ) photolisting of US & international waiting children ( 291 ) The #1 listing of hopeful parents Adoption Profiles, LLC or ( 164 people online now) , recent discussions ( 16, 345 ) , (123, 791 recipients) | (sponsor) © Adoption Media, LLC 1995-2006
Adoption Search and Reunion - Reuniting Birth Families since 1984
California search consultant. Includes testimonials and the consultant's personal
Toby Hanft - Birth Mother Professional Searcher Specializing in California Adoption Search REUNITE TODAY! 'I wouldn't give a puppy to someone I didn't know
I had to give my baby to people I had never met.' Welcome to Adoption Search and Reunion - Reuniting Birth Families since 1984 Adoption Search and Reunion will reunite adoptees, birthmothers, birthfathers, siblings and all birthfamily members, separated by the adoption process and all situations of family separation
Adoption Search and Reunion guides you in making the first contact with your birth family
All types of adoptions have been successfully researched: please see
Adoption Search and Reunion uses legal methods to find your family
Have you ever wondered? Who am I? Who do I look like? Why have I always felt 'different'? Did my birthmother love me? Does she think of me on my birthday? Do I have sisters and brothers? What is my nationality? What is my medical history? Why was I placed for adoption? If I search, will I be disloyal to my adoptive parents? Ask Toby about Adoption Search and Reunion - Adoptee, Birthmother, Sibling Reunion - Compassionate and Confidential Email today for your free consultation
California State Genealogy Links - CA StateGenSites
Links to about two dozen categories of sites that provide genealogical information
about some portion of California.
+ + Adoption Support The biggest thing lacking in the Adoption Community is the fact that all sides of the Triad need to listen, understand and learn from the other sides
It seems to often go unnoticed that in order for adoption to work there has to be three sides to the story
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After Adoption Services for adopted children and families in ...
Provides post adoption services to families in Northern California. Includes online
chat, bulletin boards, and community information.
AFTER is the first regional center in California providing assistance to families after their adoption
Adoption Services AFTER you have adopted, for the South Bay and Monterey Bay of California, a project of KINSHIP CENTER For help with: The answers are at AFTER is one of the few post-adoption sites on the Web that provides services and help to adoptive families and adopted children AFTER the adoption has been completed
California Adoption Research - Nationwide Adoption Searches
California and nationwide adoption search for people separated by adoption.
PEOPLE SEARCH, California adoption search, birth parents and adoptees
Offers several types of search-related services. Presents FAQs and a description
of non-identifying information.
Welcome To California Post Adoption Search! Specializing in reuniting biological families separated by adoption
California Department of Social Services - Children and Family ...
Division of California Department of Social Services responsible for programs
and services for families and children, providing a statewide system for care ...
OTHER SITES Children and Family Services Division Highlights Quick Links Services Provided The Division`s Services include assistance in Adoptions, Foster Care, Children's Services and Child Welfare
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Cyndi's List - Adoption
Listing of genealogy and adoption
sites. Advertisement : Your genealogy starting point online for more than a ! Web CyndisList.com Browse Cyndi's List: Search: About Cyndi's List Advertisements Try a Free Issue! GPC and Clearfield Company Advertisements (Frequently Asked Questions): Advertisement Ancestry.com Advertisement Adoption Category Index Related Categories     A forum offering members of the adoption triad a place where they can openly voice their experiences and feelings surrounding adoption
Provides many adoptee resources, such as an online adoption reunion registry, searches, articles, online support and more
Provides many adoptee resources, such as an online adoption reunion registry, searches, articles, online support and more
Adoption reunion search
Post adoption registry service
Over 190 online adoption reunion registries listed and over 130 other adoption search links! Plus support links
To aid you in your adoption genealogy research
A free reunion registry for all members of the adoption triad
Birthmother help -adoption agencies US - adoption facilitator ...
Assists couples and singles in the open adoption process. Based in California, USA.
Includes information about services, contact details, and links to related ...
Our Families Who Are Seeking to Adopt Birthmother Support Visit Our Newest Arrivals! Cooperative Adoption Consulting Resources , Carson City NV AAAA American Acadamy of Open Adoption Articles about Adoption Adoption News & Current Events..
Our Affiliations Southwestern Regional Director Adoption Chair YWCA Mentoring Program - Post Adoption Center for Education and Research - San Francisco Chapter: Support GroupLeader for Marin County and Libraian U.S
Adoption Laws and Legislation Workshops Cooperative Adoption Consulting..
was established by Ellen Roseman over twenty five years ago to assist prospective adoptive parents in the open adoption process
Independent and agency adoptions are facilitated in a supportive nurturing and educational atmosphere
Cooperative Adoption Consultation respects and welcomes working with all family types
has been working in adoption as a facilitator in California for over twenty four years and has helped facilitate more than 1800 infant and older child adoption placements
If a strong family commitment is what you desire and you are ready to venture forth, Cooperative Adoption may be right for you
Rescuers.com - California's Directory of Animal Shelters and ...
Links to animal shelters, humane societies, and breed-specific rescue groups for
dogs, cats and companion animals.
SoCal Poodle Pals not only provides care for dogs while they are waiting for adoption, but we provide follow-up assistance for the life of the dog
Retriever Rescue! Retrieve a Friend! Find Golden Retrievers & Labrador Retrievers for adoption: Visit the to see pictures and descriptions of dogs for adoption, read about the adoption process and complete an adoption application! | ~ Copyright © 2005 ~ All Rights Reserved
Open Adoption Agency for Birthmothers seeking open adoption with ...
Open adoption information, resources, and services for birthparents and adopting
A licensed non-profit open adoption agency - Over 200 adoptions in 2005 Welcome! All of us at the are glad you are considering an open adoption
With over 20 years of experience and nearly 4, 000 successful adoptions, the IAC assures the rights of and to decide on the best future for the child and themselves
You will be choosing each other and deciding on the level of openness you both are comfortable with in your open adoption relationship
Our counselors believe wholeheartedly in being an advocate for you and providing you with the option of open adoption
Our open adoption process provides a respectful option for birthparents and adoptive parents to find each other
Your child will know their open adoption is a joyful story because you created it with their birthparents
To assist you with your adoption costs there is a now available for you
What's New At The IAC Up-to-date information about what's happening at the IAC, grant opportunities, and the IAC open adoption newsletter
Donate to the Independent Adoption Center For over 23 years the Independent Adoption Center has counseled, educated and advocated for nearly 4, 000 loving families through open adoption
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Pet Adoption League
Rescues cats and dogs from the pounds, provides them with all necessary veterinary
care including spaying and neutering, assesses their personalities for better ...
Read it online: Here are some of the friends currently available for adoption through PAL
Pet AdoptionLeague Post Office Box 3303 Grass Valley, CA 95945 Phone: 530-273-7958 Email: Copyright © 1997-2005, Pet Adoption League
Adopting.com - Internet Adoption Resources
Listing of adoption resources on the Internet, organized in topical categories.
Here you will find everything prospective adoptive parents need to know about adopting:   How to get started   Links to hundreds of adoption agencies, facilitators and attorneys   Letters to birthparents from families looking to adopt a newborn   Support groups   Information on adoptees' rights, perspectives and more   Emailing lists, newsgroups, bulletin boards and chat   Waiting child photolistings Everything you need to know to help you choose the path to adopting that's right for you can be found on the internet, and if it's out there, it can be accessed from Adopting.com
(Disclaimer: Inclusion in this listing does not imply an endorsement of that organization or individual by Adopting.com.) (Please see below for general listings) World Partners Adoption URL: www.worldpartnersadoption.org Email: WPA is a non profit agency specializing in adoptions in Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, China, and Guatemala
Visit our photolisting! Independent Adoption Center URL: Email: Nationwide Open Adoption Agency
Nearly 4, 000 adoptions completed
Affordable with $10, 000 adoption tax credit
Adopting.com Letters to Birthparents
Directory of letters from prospective adoptive parents hoping to connect with
The following are letters from prospective adoptive parents hoping to connect with birthparents who are looking to make an adoption plan for their child
Marti and Jim's Open Adoption Website URL: Email: Greetings from sunny Mountain View in Northern California! We are Jim and Marti McGuirk, and we are so excited to build a family together through Open Adoption
Thank you for considering an open adoption for your child
It is our dream to love a child that comes into our family through open adoption
Open adoption feels right for us because we not only want our child to know where he or she came from, we really want the opportunity for an ongoing relationship with their birth family
California Couple Seeking Open Adoption URL: Email: Hi! We're Christine and Erik Zwerling from Oakland, California
We are very excited about building our family through open adoption
Should you choose us as parents, you will always know your child's growth and progress through open adoption
Alana and Dale's Open Adoption Web Site URL: Email: Hello from sunny San Jose, California! We believe that expanding our family through open adoption is meant to be, just as a chance meeting started our life together, despite living 500 miles apart in different countries! We will be thrilled to share our love, adventures, curiosity, and the open arms of our gigantic family with our children
Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
Information for adoption professionals: research, policy, and practice.
Internet resource for parents planning international adoption travel. Features
country-by-country information and links.
Adoption Travel Features Heres a checklist of all the things that should go into your carry-on bags: Your adoption paperwork and all supporting documents
Special Offer! This e-book is an excellent one-stop-shopping resource for people just starting to investigate international adoption
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Dillon Home Page
Licensed, non-profit agency specializing in international adoptions and ongoing
support for adoptive families. Infants and toddlers are available from Korea, ...
Wichita, KS NEW! 2006 Adoption Workshops Sept 9
Talk to a who can share the benefits of adoption through Dillon International, local support services in your area ..
Affording an adoption doesn't have to "break the bank." More resources are available to families than ever before..
Adoption Info Dillon International offers child placements from the following foreign countries: Dillon News Stay up-to-date with the latest in agency news as well as news in the adoption field
We are very glad that you are considering international adoption to build your family! As you click through our pages, you will discover our 34-year passion for making a better life for homeless children through: advocating in-country adoption improving child welfare systems providing professional international adoption placement maintaining quality service to adoptive families throughout the adoption process preparing adoptive families through up-to-date parent education offering exceptional post-adoption services to adoptees & their families while meeting the needs of children who still await adoption through our humanitarian aid services of
An association of international child placement agencies, promoting ethical
practices and effective services for children.
BREAKING NEWS!! The Hague Adoption Regulations have been issued as final
Many of our Members sponsor adoption events or fundraising activities
July 18, 2006 - The Department of State is pleased to announce that it has designated the Council on Accreditation (COA) as an Accrediting Entity under the the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (IAA)
Please visit our page for more information July 6, 2006 - Despite persistent rumors to the contrary, there is no moratorium on Bulgarian intercountry adoptions
July 6, 2006 - The Chinese Center for Adoption Affairs (CCAA) has been, over the past several months, taking significantly longer to match prospective adoptive parents and children than at this time a year ago
July 6, 2006 - The Moldovan National Adoption Committee has informed the U.S
Embassy in Chisinau that the Adoption Committee is open daily and is processing adoption cases
based adoption service providers
July 5, 2006 - On July 3, 2006, the Ukraine Minister for Family, Youth and Sports, Yuriy Pavlenko, held a press conference to announce the official opening of the new adoption authority, to be known as the State Department for Adoption and Protection of Rights of the Child (SDAPRC), and to outline his ministrys policies related to the protection of childrens rights
Serving The Adoption Community - PACER: Post Adoption Center For ...
Non-profit organization providing peer support, information, education and advocacy
for any person touched by adoption.
Welcome To PACER's Home Page Our Purpose: PACER's purpose is to foster a better understanding of adoption as a lifelong process and intergenerational journey, and to serve all members of the adoption triad (adoptees, birthparents and adoptive parents) by providing comprehensive information and ongoing emotional support
PACER encourages truth and openness among all participants in the adoption process
We also recognize and honor diverse opinions among our membership and readers, while advocating for the human rights of all those affected by adoption
A few ideas (): reunion accounts search glitches or disappointments favorite adoption theme books or movies poetry perspective: adoptee, adoptive parent, birth parent tell how open/closed adoption impacted your life op/ed articles - adoption related strange coincidences in your reunion current events - adoption related Contact Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to submit an article
If you are interested please contact us at email@example.com, or call Malcolm Pearson at 510 336 9284
PACER's Unity Gathering, A Quality Event Thanks to the Sacramento group of volunteers, and great speakers, the Unity Gathering proved to be an emotionally rewarding experience that honored the lifelong connections in adoption