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Adoption resources


Cherokee Kids
Through a federal Adoption Opportunities Grant, the Cherokee Nation has created this website which contains profiles of Native American families who have been approved for adoption and are available for placement of Native American children.

Children's Bureau
The oldest federal agency for children. It provides grants to States, Tribes and communities to operate a range of child welfare services including child protective services, family preservation and support, foster care, adoption, and independent living. It also makes major investments in staff training, technology and innovative programs.

National Adoption Information Clearinghouse
A comprehensive resource on all aspects of adoption for professionals, policy makers, and the general public. It include technical assistance to professionals and policy makers, a library collection, publications, databases on adoption resources, and information on Federal and State legislation.

North American Council on Adoptable Children
Committed to meeting the needs of waiting children and the families who adopt them. Provides information on how to adopt, post-adoption resources, adoption subsidy, conferences, and publications.

Northwest Adoption Exchange
At this web site you can view pictures and profiles of Oregon children waiting for adoption.

Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center
A program of Northwest Resource Associates and funded by SCF. Provides information and referral, a lending library, training, support, and assistance in developing respite resources to families living in Oregon who have adopted a child through SCF.