Are you considering adoption? Here are a few resources to help you get started on this exciting process.
Online Support Groups:
Health and Well Being:
American Academy of Pediatrics' section on Foster Care and Adoption
More family therapists reviewed by PSP members can be viewed HERE
Nonprofit Adoption Gropus:
Men Having Babies “a non-profit group formed to help single men and male couples navigate the IVF/Adoption processes. This is an invaluable resource for our community.”
Adoptive Parents Committee: “I can recommend is the Adoptive Parents' Committee's adoption information fair.”
the foster care system* (in CT)
(*not necessarily reviewed by PSP Members)
One tip: “Adoption through the foster care system can be very low, or even no-fee! There are many waiting children locally and throughout the country.”
Government and New York State:
Intercountry Adoption (Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S Department of State)
Become a Foster Care Parent (NYC.gov)
Stirrup Queens: "A terrific online resource: a list of blogs written by people who have adopted, hope to adopt, etc."
PSP recs can be found HERE