Policy & Practice: Resources
The following is a brief list of other national organizations working on adoption, child welfare and related topics, as well as other policy and governmental resources.
Other National Organizations
State Departments of Family and Children Services
National Adoption OrganizationsAdoption Studies Institute
Adoptive Families of America
American Adoption Congress, an adoption reform organization committed to promoting open records.
Center for Adoption Research and Policy
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Joint Council on International Children's Services
National Adoption Center
The National Adoption Information Clearinghouse offers the public factsheets on various adoption issues.
National Council for Adoption
National Resource Center on Special Needs Adoptins
New York State Citizens Coalition for Children
N. Y. Council on Adoptable Children
North American Council on Adoptable Children
Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center
South Carolina Council on Adoptable Children
Other National OrganizationsAlan Guttmacher Institute: A source for the latest research findings and policy analysis relating to reproductive health issues.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Bar Association
American Public Human Services Association formerly the APWA
Child Welfare League of America: Data and information on child abuse and neglect, out of home care, child fatalities, adoption, and family preservation.
The Child Abuse Prevention Network
Children's Defense Fund
Coalition for America's Children
Electronic Policy Network
The Hague Convention on Private International Law
Indian Child Welfare Law Center
The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement
National Center for Policy Analysis
National Center for State Courts
National Center on Povery Law
National Council of Juvenile and Family Courts
National Black Child Development Institute
Packard Foundation Center for the Future of Children
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
State Departments of Family and Children ServicesAlabama