Single Parent Adoption

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Single persons can adopt. Find resources, information, and support for both domestic and international adoption.

Single Parent Adoptions: Why Not?

One of our readers makes a good argument for single parent adoption, citing national statistics and family trends.... [more]

Singled Out: A Bad Rap for Single Adoptive Parents

Is one parent's decision reason to question the validity of single parent adoption in general? I don't think so.... [more]

General Information

Getting started with the adoption process involves learning about attitudes, opportunities, and policies. Resources and information for singles of both genders.

Personal Stories

Sharing their personal experiences, these singles offer insight into the process and the perils of adopting solo.

Support Groups

Support groups for single adoptive parents and singles seeking to adopt include informal local groups as well as national organizations.

The Role of the Single Mother in Adoption
This article from the Child Welfare League of America concerns adoption from the child welfare system, and concludes that women play a significant role in providing permanent homes for children.

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