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Organizations
Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform - PEAR
http://www.PEAR-now.org     http://pear-now.blogspot.com/
Ethica
http://www.ethicanet.org/
Eastern European Adoption Coalition (EEAC)
http://eeadopt.org/
Families for Russian & Ukrainian Adoption, Including Neighboring Countries
http://frua.org/
Families with Cambodian Children
http://www.famcam.org/
Families with Children from China (FCC)
http://fwcc.org/
Families with Children adopted from Viet Nam
http://www.fcvn.org/
Guatemala Adoptive Families Network http://www.guatefam.org/
Latin American Parents Association http://www.lapa.com/
Kazakhstan & Adoption
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com
Kazakh Aul of the US
http://www.kazakh-aul-us.org/
American Adoption Congress
http://www.americanadoptioncongress.org/
International Concerns for Children http://www.iccadopt.org/
Institute for Adoption Education
http://www.adoptioninformationinstitute.org/
Jewel Among Jewels http://www.adoptionjewels.org/
Joint Council International Children's Services http://www.jcics.org/
National Council for Adoption http://www.adoptioncouncil.org/
North American Council on Adoptable Children
http://www.nacac.org
Pact, an Adoption Alliance
http://www.pactadopt.org/
Center for Adoption Support & Education http://www.adoptionsupport.org/
Evan B Donaldson Adoption Institute http://www.adoptioninstitute.org/
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption http://www.davethomasfoundationforadoption.org/
International Adoption News
http://www.internationaladoptionnews.com/


Adoption Statistics - needs updated
Adoption from US Foster Care http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/dis/afcars/publications/afcars.htm
Adoption/Foster Care Analysis (AFCARS) http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/cb/dis/afcars/
How many US children are waiting? http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/cb/publications/afcar..
2000 Census report on adopted & step children
http://www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/censr-6.pdf
** Immigrant Visas Issued to Orphans summary http://travel.state.gov/family/adoption/stats/stats_451.html
** 2004 Visas by age/sex/country in Excel - Table #10
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/statistics/yearbook/Yr...
** 2003 Visas by age/sex/country in Excel - Table #10
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/statistics/yearbook/Yr...
** 2003 Visas by age/sex/county in PDF - Table #10 http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/statistics/yearbook/2003/200...
2002 Visas by age/sex/country in Excel 
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/IMM02...
2002 Visas by age/sex/county in PDF format click on "Tables Only" go to table #12
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/IMM02y..
2001 Visas by age/sex/country in Excel  http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/IMM01y..
2001 Visas by age/sex/county in PDF format click on "Tables Only" go to table #15 http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/IMM01y..
2000 Visas by age/sex/country
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/IMM00y.   
1999 Visas by age/sex/country
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/IMM99li..
Previous years statistics
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/immigs..
Hard copy of Immig. statistics from 1965
http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/ybpage...
NAIC Adoption Statistics http://naic.acf.hhs.gov/profess/admin/stats/index.cfm
US Out of Wedlock Births http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/unmarry.htm
Summary of Adoption Statistics http://www.adoptioninstitute.org/FactOverview.html
US Children placed with non-US families **
http://naic.acf.hhs.gov/pubs/four.cfm


Charitable Organizations
CoMission for children at risk (Russia & EE) - includes index by region (click Organizations, Country, Region)
http://www.comissionforchildren.com/
A Child Waits Foundation http://www.achildwaits.org/
Answered Prayers (Haiti)
http://www.answeredprayers2.org/
Boaz Project (Russia)
http://www.boazproject.org/
Buckner Orphan Care International http://www.helporphans.org/
Children in Common (Russia) **
http://www.adoptionstogether.org/common/
Children of Sosnovaya Street **
http://www.sosnovayakids.org/
Eastern European Aid Association (Romania)
http://www.genovieva.org/
Firefly Kids (Russia) http://www.fireflykids.org/
Friends of Russian Orphans
http://www.fororphans.org/
FRUA Orphanage support and Playground projects **
http://www.frua.org/members/orph_support.shtml
Half the Sky Foundation (China) http://www.halfthesky.org/
Hands of Hope (Guatemala)
http://www.hands-of-hope.com/
His Kids Too (Ukraine)
http://www.hiskidstoo.org/
Kidsave International http://www.kidsaveinternational.org/
Komso Hospital (Russia)
http://www.komsokids.org.uk/index.html
Kostroma Kids **
http://www.geocities.com/kostromakids/
Les Amis de Svieta http://www.svieta.org
Life 2 Orphans (Ukraine) **
http://www.life2orphans.org/
Livada Orphan Care (Romania)
http://www.livada.org/
Love Link (El Salvador)
http://www.love-link.org/
Maria's Children (Russia) http://mariaschildren.ru/content/view/141/96/
MiraMed Institute http://www.miramedinstitute.org/
Mission Possible - (street children in EE)
http://www.mp-net.org/
Operation Help the Children (Romania)
http://www.operationhelpchildren.org/index.htm
Outreach Moldova
http://www.outreachmoldova.org/
Project Sunshine http://www.project-sunshine.com/
The Promise **
http://www.thepromise.org.uk/
Relief fund for Romania
http://www.relieffundforromania.co.uk/
Russian Orphan Opportunity Fund ROOF http://www.roofnet.org/
Russian Children Welfare Society http://www.rcws.org/
Shepherd's Crook Ministries
http://www.theshepherdscrook.org/
Somewhere in the World Tonight http://www.heritagecamps.org/default1.html
SOS Kinderdorf Villages
http://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/
The Evangelistic Association of Russia http://www.tear.org/
Voice of the Children - St. Petersburg Russia
http://www.votc.org/
Child Sponsorship Opportunities

Ascent iOrphan Sponsorship (Russia)
http://www.iorphan.org/
Interlink (Kazakhstan)
http://www.interlinkresources.org/
Orphan Sponsorship Int'l (Russia/Bulgaria/India/Sri Lanka) http://www.orphansponsorship.org/
Sponsorship (Romania, Russia)
http://www.littlemiracles.org/index.php?page=sponsorship
Urals Orphans Foundation (Sponsorship)
http://www.orphanz.org/


Of Interest to Single Parents
NAIC Single Adoptive Parent Information http://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/types/families/single.cfm
National Council for Single Adoptive Parents ???
http://www.adopting.org/ncsap.html     http://www.ncsap.org
Adopting on Your Own http://www.adoptingonyourown.com/
Single Mothers by Choice **
http://www.singlemothersbychoice.com/
Single Parents World http://www.parentsworld.com/
Single Parent Adoption Listservs & Groups http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/lists.html#single


Services
Assistant Stork, dossier & visa courier http://www.asststork.com/
Journey of Love Dossier Service
http://www.journeyoflovedossiers.com/
More Dossier preparation services http://www.asststork.com/pages/dossier.html
Gerald Bowman, Social Worker:  Homestudies for Americans living abroad http://www.geraldbowman.com/
Graham's Gift Children's Foundation: Homestudies for Americans living abroad, ICPC, Private placements, troubleshooting **
http://www.grahamsgift.org/
Fixel Law Offices
http://fixellawoffices.com
Irina O'Rear, Russian Attorney
http://www.russialegal.com/
Meest Corporation - delivering parcels to EE & FSU
http://www.meest.net/default.asp?vPage=Services
Translations and Research

Elena's Reaching Russia - phone translations (corrected site)
http://www.elenareachingrussia.com/
Hudson River, certified translations http://www.hudson-translations.com/
Language Solutions
http://www.language-usa.com/
Russian Legal Translation Service
http://www.russianlegal.nl/index=eng.htm
Victor Sluczewski, Russian Translator http://www.debryansk.ru/~vls/
Paul Voytinsky, Russian 'jack of all trades' http://www.unclepasha.com
Kazakh - Russian - English Translation by Gauhar
nguyenlien at gmail dot com
Chinese Translation for Adoptive parents, finding ads & birthfamily notes for all provinces, orphanage letters, etc. http://www.blessedkids.com/
Research China - finding sites, finding ads for Anhui, Guangdong, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, and Jiangxi etc.
http://www.research-china.org/


Misc.
Post Adoption Parenting Information
http://www.postadoptinfo.org/
Where to Research Adoption Agencies http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/agency.html
Adoption Agency Search http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/search/agencies.php
The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption http://hcch.e-vision.nl/index_en.php?act=conventions.text&cid=69
Extensive page of adoption links for China, Russia, Africa and other countries
http://www.myadoptionlinks.com/
American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
http://www.adoptionattorneys.org/
US State Adoption Laws **
http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/laws_policies/state/adoption/
US State Adoption Code http://family.findlaw.com/adoption/
Ohio Adoption Code Chapter 3107
http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/3107
Canadian, Austalian, Worldwide  Adoption Resources
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/worldwide.html
Family Helper -  infertility & adoption, esp Canada
http://www.familyhelper.net/
Adoption Learning Partners
http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org
Abroad and Back - Parenting & International Adoption
http://abcofohio.net/training.htm
Adopt US Kids photolisting
http://adoptuskids.org/
Precious.org, Int'l Adoption Photolisting
http://precious.org/
Rainbow Kids Waiting Children
http://www.rainbowkids.com/WC/
Welcome Garden - photo and text listing
http://www.welcomegarden.com/
Russian photo bank (official but for Russian domestic use)
http://www.usynovite.ru/db/
Russian photolisting of children (for Russian domestic use) http://innewfamily.narod.ru/
Someone Else's Baby Russia 1996
http://web.archive.org/web/20051231072750/http://www.su-inc.com/mmm/someone.htm
Changing the Public's Perception About Adoption Russia 2004
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2004/05/12/015...
Someone Else's Baby Russia 2008 **
http://www.rg.ru/2008/10/10/deti.html    English translation
Plight of Russia's Orphans 2007
http://www.rispubs.com/article.cfm?Number=148
International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid to Russian Orphanages http://www.foreignaid.com/thinktank/articles/russias_orphanages.html
Russia Rising - economic conditions
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/data/2001/11/01/html/ft_20011101.1.html
Street children in Russia
http://www.mp-net.org/english/index.html
Report on Teen Pregnancy in Russia
http://www.miramedinstitute.org/pdf/Research%20Report%20on...
Russia's Children in Crisis
http://www.miramedinstitute.org/russiaschildren.htm
Photo Essay http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/children.html
Brief History of International & Transracial Adoption
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2000/firstpersonplural/historical.html
Adoption History Project and Timeline
http://www.uoregon.edu/~adoption/index.html
PlainTruth article - Bertha Holt http://www.ptm.org/98PT/NovDec/GrandmasBragBook.htm
Nat'l Adoption Information Clearinghouse - now ChildWelfare
http://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/
Let's Talk Adoption - Internet Radio Show http://www.letstalkadoption.com/
Creating A Family - Internet Radio Show **
http://www.creatingafamily.com/
Thinking of Adopting - Telecourses http://www.thinkingofadopting.com/


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