Looking for even more information about adoption? We’ve got you covered. We compiled some of our favorite websites, books, blogs and organizations — sorted by topic — to help you navigate your adoption journey. Consider it an extension of the Adoption Support Alliance community — friends of friends who are here for you, no matter what you need.
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Kandace Andrews, LCMHC
Play Therapist, Child Therapist, Parenting-Certified Adoption-Competent Therapist at Village Counseling, PLLC
*Specializes in ages 3-17 with focus on trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, adoption
Rebekah Talley, MSW, LCSW, RPT
Owner of Zola Counseling, Child Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, Child Parent Relationship Therapy Practitioner
*Specializes in ages 5-12 as well as parenting support birth+ with a focus on trauma, attachment, adoption, parenting and mood dysregulation
Adoption Learning Partners offers meaningful, timely, web-based educational adoption resources for professionals, parents, adopted individuals, and the families that love them.
Creating A Family
Creating a Family is nonprofit providing unbiased, accurate education and support for infertility or adoption based in North Carolina. It offers a weekly radio show, newsletter and blog.
Center for Adoption Support and Education
C.A.S.E. is a trusted national and international resource on adoptive life for families, communities and professionals. C.A.S.E. offers counseling, professional training, education, family forums, public awareness and advocacy programs and publications and multimedia resources.
Adoptive Families Magazine
Adoptive Families, the award-winning, national adoption magazine, is the leading adoption information source for families before, during and after adoption.
The Huffington Post has a lot of great stories and featured blogs on adoption.
Triangle Adoption Services is a licensed adoption agency specializing in adoptive home study and post-adoption services to families residing in North Carolina. The goal of Triangle Adoption Services is to ensure forever homes for children in need of parents through assessment, support and preparation of families who have the desire to grow through adoption.
Adoption from Foster Care
Foster Village creates connection with dignity for children and families experiencing foster care by meeting urgent needs, providing educational and emotional support, and advocating as a collective community voice for children. We are so fortunate to have them serving our Charlotte community.
Extended Family Members & Friends
by Chandra Ghosh Ippen and Erich Ippen Jr.
My Family is Forever
by Nancy Carlson
Star of the Week
by Darlene Friedman
We're All Not the Same, But We're Still Family
by Theresa Fraser and Eric E W Fraser
Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born
by Jaime Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell
My Fairy Birthmother
by Avery Hunter and Mary Huron Hunter
Megan's Birthday Tree
by Laurie Lears and Bill Farnsworth
We Belong Together
by Todd Parr