Open Your Heart to a Child ~ Adopt!
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Resources for Adoptive Families

There are many websites and organizations that offer additional training for foster/adoptive families that can be useful: ~ Website for some of the required on-line training for the Creating Families and International Families Programs.  ~ Medical Consenter Training for the Forever Families Program.
  ~ Required manual for all programs.  ~ Additional online training opportunities.

Helpful Links for Adoptive parents

General Adoption Information: ~ Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute ~ Child Welfare League of America

To learn about adopting Texas Foster Children: ~ Department of Family & Protective Services ~ Texas Adoption Resource Exchange

Information and Resources for International adoption: ~ US Department of State ~ US Citizenship and Immigration Services

Books and Magazines: ~ Adoptive Families Magazine ~ Tapestry Books