Resources for Adoptive Families

We know you have many questions, which is why we’ve put together a list of resources about adoptions. To help you deal with the stress of the process, we can also help you find support groups and adoptive family mentors.

Please take some time to explore the resources below and learn more about adoptions.

Child Welfare Information Gateway Federal

Child Welfare Information Gateway Federal agency that promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting child welfare, adoption and related professionals as well as the general public to timely, essential information.

The Georgia Center for Resources and Support

The Georgia Center for Resources and Support is a State-wide project funded by the Georgia Department of Human Resources designed to increase resources and supportive services for adoptive and foster families and reduce the incidence of disruption in Georgia. They have an excellent adoption lending library.

Adoptive Families Magazine

Adoptive Families, the award-winning national adoption magazine, is the leading adoption information source for families before, during, and after adoption.

Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services

The DHR-DFCS is a State Unit that is committed to educating the public, private partners and DFCS field staff in regards to best practices in adoption and to facilitate and support the adoption of children in the permanent custody of the Department of Human Resources.