Lutheran Social Services of NDThe Village Family Service Center

Recommended Resources

 

Visit our Amazon bookstore
Bibliography of books on adoption
Bibliography of Children's books on adoption


Check out these websites about information on Adoption Books:
www.tapestrybooks.com
www.adoptivefamilies.com
www.perspectivepress.com
astore.amazon.com/wwwthevillageadoption-20/


Check out these websites on international adoption:
www.peds.umn.edu/iad  (International Adoption Clinic – U of M)
www.adoption-research.org  (Association for Research in International Adoption)
www.frua.org  (Families for Russian/Ukrainian Adoption)
maic.acf.hhs.gov  (National Adoption Information Clearinghouse)
www.nrcadoption.org/index.htm  (National Resource Center For Special Needs Adoption)
www.snap.bc.ca/index.php  (Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents)
www.adoptionlearningpartners.org  (Adoption Learning Partners)
www.jcics.org (Joint Council)
www.pnpic.org (Parent Network for the Post Institutionalized Child)
www.sifocus.com/about.html (SI Focus)
www.uscis.gov (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration)
www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html. (Links to individual country pages)
www.adoptivefamilies.com/pdf/TravelMed.pdf (Link to an adoption medical travel guide.)


Check out these sites that offer information on Openness, Adoption, & Parenting:
www.adoption.org
www.jcics.org
www.adoptioninstitute.org
www.calib.com/naic
www.cwla.org
www.adopt.org
www.naic.org
http://members.aol.com/nacac
www.adopting.com
http://travel.state.gov/adopt.html
www.adoptivefamiliesmag.com
www.rainbowkids.com
www.zerotothree.org
www.tregistry.com/ama.htm
www.adoptivefamilies.com/index.php
www.davethomasfoundation.org
www.adoptionlearningpartners.org
www.adoptionnutrition.org


Adoption Tax Credit Information
6 Things to Know About the Expanded Adoption Tax Credit - www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=242932,00.html
Instructions for completing IRS Form 8839 Adoption Credit - www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i8839.pdf

 


PLEASE BE AWARE THAT EVERY STATE HAS DIFFERRENT LAWS PERTAINING TO ADOPTION.  THERE ARE ALSO FEDERAL LAWS THAT IMPACT ADOPTION, AND SO WORKING WITH AN ADOPTION PROFESSIONAL IS IN YOUR BEST INTERESTS.


 

Check out this information on federal & state laws:
www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/laws_policies/state/adoption/
laws.adoption.com/
theadoptionguide.com/files/StateAdoptionLaws.pdf
childwelfare.gov/systemwide/courts/icwa.cfm
nicwa.org/Indian_Child_Welfare_Act/faq/




 
 
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