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Here are listservs that are based upon where you live. They help network parents who  live in a specific state and have adopted or are adopting. Most of these lists are restricted membership, so you will need to ask to join. Some of the lists are for a group that meets regularly. For more Adoption Lists try Master Index to Lists, Groups & Chat Boards 
US State (your location) Listservs & Support Groups
International Adopt State Groups
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/stategroups.html
Alabama http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptAL/
Alabama Families of Russian Adoption (not active)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AFRA2001/
Alaska
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptAK
Arizona http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptAZ/
Arkansas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptAR
Arkansas - Central
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arkinteradopt/
Arkansas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NAIF/
California http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptCA/
California - Northern - adoptive families
http://www.fairfamilies.org/
California - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/adopt_Kazakhstan_CA/
California - Bay Area - India
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bayarea-ichild/
California - Bay Area - Guatemala
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bayareaguatadopt/
California - Southern - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KazakhstanEvents_Socal/
Colorado http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptCO/
Colorado - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/coloradokazakhfamilies/
Colorado - Single Moms
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SAMSofColorado/
Connecticut http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptCT/
Delaware
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptDE
Delaware - northern
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/internationallink
Florida http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptFL/
Florida Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KazakFloridaFamilies/
Florida - Bevard families w/ asian children http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FACBrevard/
Florida - Southern families w/ asian children http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SFLAsiaGroup/
Florida - Tallahassee fam. w/ asian children http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TFwAC/
Georgia http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptGA/
Georgia -Atlanta Southsiders with Kazakh Kids http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ASKK/
Georgia - Atlanta - Guatemala
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Atl_guatadopt/
Georgia - Atlanta - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/adopted_kids_atlanta/
Hawaii http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptHI/
Idaho
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptID
Illinois http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptIL/
Illinois - Chicago/Milwaukee - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Chicagoland_Kaz_Adoptions/
Illinois - Chicago - Latin America
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NinosCorazonesIL/
Illinois - Adoptive Families Today
http://www.adoptivefamiliestoday.org/
Illinois - Latin America
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/latinamericanheritage/
Indiana http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptIN/
Indiana FRUA http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Central_Indiana_FRUA/
Indiana Single Parents http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Indiana_Single_Adoptive_Moms/
Iowa http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptIA/
Kansas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptKS
Kansas - Kansas City
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ICA-KC/
Kentucky http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptKY/
Louisiana http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptLA/
Louisiana E. European Adoptive Families http://www.leeaf.homestead.com/
Maine
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptME/
Maryland http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMD/
Massachusetts http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMA/
Michigan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMI/
Michigan - Grand Rapids http://www.fficgr.org/
Michigan FRUA http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA-Michigan/
Michigan Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mikazkids/
Minnesota http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMN/
Minnesota FRUA http://www.fruamn.org/index2.html
Minnesota - India
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/parentsofindianchildren/
Minnesota Adoption Support & Preservation
http://www.mnasap.org/
Mississippi
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMS
Missouri http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMO/
Missouri - St. Louis FRUA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUASTL-Members/
Montana
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptMT
Nebraska
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNE
Nebraska - Guatemala
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GUATKIDS/
Nevada http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNV/
Nevada (not active)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NVInternationalAdoption/
New Hampshire http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNH/
New Jersey http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNJ/
New Jersey Families of Int'l Adoption (not active)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NJ_Adoption/
New Mexico
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNM
New York http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNY/
New York Singles http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SingleAdoptNY/
New York - Long Island
http://www.fceonline.org/
New York - Long Island FRUA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUALongIslandParents/
New York Rochester
http://www.singleadoptiveparents.com/
New York - Staten Island
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/StatenIslandAdoptiveParents/
New York - Southern Tier Adoptive Families http://groups.yahoo.com/group/STAF/
North Carolina http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptNC/
North Carolina - Single Parents
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SPASS/
North Dakota
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptND
Ohio http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptOH/
Ohio - Central http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NewRoots/
Ohio - Central Families w/ Latin Am children http://groups.yahoo.com/group/coflac
Ohio - China
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ohiochinafamilies/
Ohio - Interracial Families in Friendship
http://www.simplyliving.org/ifif/
Ohio - Cleveland
http://www.adoptionnetwork.org/
Ohio - Cleveland Fam. w/ Children from Asia
Kim - iowahawk96@hotmail.com
Ohio - Cleveland - Guatemala
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GuatemalanAdoptivefamiliesinCleveland/
Ohio - Columbus Russian Center
Ohio - Columbus Music & Arts Academy
http://www.cmaacademy.org/
Ohio - Ethiopia
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ethiopiakids/
Ohio - FRUA
http://www.FRUA-Ohio.org
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA-OhioAnnouncements/
Ohio - Toledo FCC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FCC-Toledo/
Ohio - Sandusky http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LIAF/
Oklahoma http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptOK/
Oregon http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptOR/
Oregon FRUA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA_OR/
Pennsylvania http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptPA/
Pennsylvania - Haiti
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PAHaitianAdoption/
Pennsylvania - SE Cambodia
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SEPAFAMCAM/
Rhode Island http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptRI/
South Carolina http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptSC/
South Carolina FRUA http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA-SouthCarolina/
South Dakota http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptSD/
Tennessee http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptTN/
Tennessee - Middle TN Single parents http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mtsp/
Tennessee - Nashville Single Parents
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MomsALIVE/
Texas http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptTX/
Texas - FRUA Austin http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA-AustinGroup/
Texas - FRUA San Antonio http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA-SA/
Texas - Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kazakh-Texans/
Utah
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptUT
Vermont http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptVT/
Virginia http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptVA/
Virginia - Central Virginia http://groups.yahoo.com/group/afcv/
Virginia - Northern
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FFNOVA/
Virginia - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kazkidsva/
Virginia - Northern - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KazKids_NOVA/
Washington http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptWA/
Washington - Cambodia
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/washington_state_cambodian_community/
Washington - FRUA http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUA-Washington/
Washington - Seattle Latin America
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/seattleguatemalaadoption/
Washington - Spokane Latin America
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spokaneguatemalaadoption/
West Virginia http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptWV/
West Virginia - Guatemala http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GAFAofWV/
Wisconsin http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptWI/
Wisconsin - Latin American Adoptive Families
http://www.laafwi.org/
Wisconsin - Latin America http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Latin_America_Adopt_WI
Wisconsin - northern & western http://groups.yahoo.com/group/parentnetworkfoa/
Wisconsin - Racine http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AdoptRacine/
Wyoming http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptWY/
Washington DC http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalAdoptDC/
Washington DC FRUA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUADCnews/
Washington DC - Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kazakhstan-WashingtonDC_Adoption/


US Multi State Groups
All Countries or All Adoptive Parents

Adoptive Parents Committee NY, NJ, CT http://www.adoptiveparents.org/
Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OhioValleyFACE/
New England - ODS Adoption Community http://www.odsacone.org/
New England - Adoptive Families Together
http://www.adoptivefamilies.org/
Inland Northwest International Adoption
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/InlandNorthwestInternationalAdoption/
Northwest Adoptive Family Association
http://www.nafaonline.org/
Africa

Mid Atlantic Ethiopia - MD, VA, WV, DC, PA, NJ, DE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/midatlanticethiopianadoption/
Americas & Latin America

Maryland, VA, PA, DC - Latin America http://www.lapa-ncr.org/AboutLAPA.htm
Midwest - Guatemala - Neb, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GUATKIDS/
Asia
Midwest IChild - India http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mw-ichild/
New England IChild - India http://groups.yahoo.com/group/neichild/
Northwest IChild - India http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NWichild/
Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Kentucky & Tennessee - Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TnKyKazGroup/
Maryland & Northern Va - Kazakhstan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kids_From_Kazakhstan_Maryland/
Mass, Rhode Island, New Eng. - Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ma_ri_kazfamilies/
Maryland, VA, DC area - Russia/ Ukr/ Kaz/ E Europe
http://www.orgsites.com/va/fruadc/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FRUADCnews/
Midwest - Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MidwestKazakhstanGroup/
Pacific Northwest - Kazakhstan http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SeattleKaz/


US Expats and Military Groups
Adopting While Abroad website http://whileabroad.com/adoption/
Americans outside the US http://groups.yahoo.com/group/adoptingwhilelivingabroad/
Americans outside the US http://groups.yahoo.com/group/adoptionforamericansabroad/
Americans in Belgium
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/belgium-adoption/
Americans in Okinawa - military http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AdoptionOkinawa/
Americans in Switzerland
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/adoptsupportswitzerland/
Living in China while Adopting from China http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChinaLivingAdoption/
Living in India while Adopting from India http://groups.yahoo.com/group/india-ichild/
Living in Japan while adopting from China
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/apc-Japan/
Adoption support for Military Families
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AdoptionSupportGroupForMilitaryFamilies/
Military Families Adopting from China http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MilAdoptChina/
Israel families (in English)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FourCornersFamilies/
Netherlands, Americans in,  Benelux Adoptive Families Network
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BAFN/


Where to Find Local Chapters for National & International Organizations
++ Calendar of meetings/events
Pre Adoptive    Post Adoptive   Cultural Events
++ Find a support group near you http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/support_group.php
Families with Cambodian Children
http://www.famcam.org/
Families with Children from China http://catalog.com/fwcfc/contacts.html
Families with Children from Asia / Viet Nam http://www.fcvn.org/fcv_chapters.htm
Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption,
including neighboring countries
http://www.frua.org/members/frua_contacts.shtml


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