For Additional Reading & Exploration

Adoption-Focused Nonprofits

Holt International

Heart Gallery of America

A Family for Every Child

Bethany Christian Services

Gladney Center for Adoption

U.S. Adoption History

The Adoption History Project

Court Appointed Special Advocates


Unaccompanied Refugee and Migrant Minors

Office of Refugee Resettlement

Refugee Youth and Children’s Services

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

U.S. Foster Care

Department of Health and Human Services: Children’s Bureau

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Morrison Child & Family Services

Adoption Blogs

Holt International Blog

Creating a Family

The Big Long Wait

Confessions of an Adoptive Parent

You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are


Seven Ted Talks About Adoption

Together We Rise: Adoption & Foster Care Photography

My Work

The New Generation of Grandfamilies