The adoption community thrives on shared experience, support, and debate. Here are some of the best places to schmooze, whine, reach out, and make new friends, as well as celebrate and observe the occasions that make us family.
Learn chat abbreviations and lingo, find chat rooms for every need, and read transcripts of special guest and family chat sessions on parenting, open adoption, special needs, attachment disorder, and more.
Important reading, information, and resources for all who have an interest in adoption. News, history, calendars, faith, surveys, anti-adoption opinions, and more for the adoption community.
Based on the bulletin board format, post your questions and comments in discussions around the Net.
Adoption-related email lists for members of the extended community and those who love and support them.
Find adoption and child welfare-related conferences, meetings, and seminars on calendars around the Web. Includes a calendar of annual observances of interest to our families.
Articles about adoption and foster care range from our personal stories and journals to articles by experts on issues, adopting, parenting, and child welfare, organized by topic.
Newsgroups were the first form of community on the Net and they're still thriving. Open to the public, they can be places of support and information exchanges, debate and policy discussions.
Authors, politicians, actors, athletes, and judges are just of the few well-known members of our communities. Find out who is connected to adoption and foster care, and how, including biographies.
From welcoming home ceremonies to family celebrations and holidays, our families have many ways to observe and honor our special commitments.
Web rings connect different groups within the adoption community with common themes or topics. When you find one of interest, you can join it or follow it and travel the Web.