International Adoption

Government Help For Adoption

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The following government sites can be good resources during the international child adoption process.

Government Agencies A - Z

A listing of all U.S. Government Departments and Agencies. Use this listing to help you locate appropriate governmental offices that can help you with adoption.

Child Welfare for International Adoption

You may want to contact the local child welfare agency, such as the Department of Human Resources, Department of Public Welfare, or the Department of Child Protective Services. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful. This site will help you locate the appropriate state office.

Elected Officials

When used judiciously, and in consultation with your adoption agency, calls to the offices of your U.S. Senators and Representatives can be very helpful.

Help for Adopting Families by State

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