Finding and Using Postadoption Services: Finding Postadoption Services and Additional Resources

This information was taken directly from Child Welfare Information Gateway

Finding Postadoption Services and Additional Resources

General Postadoption Services


Peer Support and Activities

Support groups for adopted parents or adopted children and youth


Adoptive family and child events, camps, and heritage activities


Respite Care


Health and Mental Health Services

Therapy/counseling


Health care support


Education and Information

Training, workshops, & conferences


Book, magazines, websites, & other resources


Adoptive child background information


Search and reunion


Openness


Material Assistance

Financial assistance


Medical assistance


Educational support (college)


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Acknowledgment

The original (2006) version of this factsheet was developed by Child Welfare Information Gateway, in partnership with Susan Frievalds. This update is made possible by the Children’s Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The conclusions discussed here are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official views or policies of the funding agency, nor does the funding agency endorse the products or organizations mentioned in this factsheet.

Resource

Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2012). Finding and using postadoption services. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.