Adoption Resources

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Interested in learning more about the different types of adoption? This website is a great resource for prospective adoptive families to read about adoption philosophy, the legal process, and statistics regarding adopting from foster care.

MARE:: Also known as the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange, MARE is an information and referral website for families interested in adopting from foster care. They offer information on the particular special needs that children may present with and can answer most adoption-related questions for interested families. Their website also features a photolisting of Michigan’s waiting children.

AdoptUsKids: A national website featuring several adoption-specific articles, trainings, and services available for families. Children who are available for adoption across the United States can be viewed here for approved adoptive families.

Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption: Provides free adoption resources and includes comprehensive guides to becoming an approved adoptive parent.

Effective Tuesday, 3/24/20, CSSW’s main office will be closed until further notice, but many services will be provided remotely.   Read More
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