Adoption Resources

Are you considering adoption? Here are a few resources to help you get started on this exciting process.


Online Support Groups:


Park Slope Adoption Network

Adoption Parenting

"One that I love is ."

The Adoption Agency Research Group's bibliography of adoption-related books


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:


The Adoptive Parent Committee (APC) have a New York City chapter with meetings in Brooklyn.

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.”


Adoption Agencies:


Read what PSP parents have to say about Adoption Agency they used HERE


The New York Council on Adoptable Children

Spence Chapin

Family Focus


Alliance for Children *

Family and Children's Agency*

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:

Post Adoption Help For Families

Adoption: Where Do I Start

Intercountry Adoption (Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S Department of State)

Become a Foster Care Parent (




Stirrup Queens: "A terrific online resource: a list of blogs written by people who have adopted, hope to adopt, etc."


Adoption Lawyers:

PSP recs can be found HERE