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Concerned United Birthparents, Inc.

National. 11 branches. Founded 1976. Support for adoption-affected people in coping with adoption. Prevention of unnecessary separations. Dues $40/yr. Online chatroom, quarterly newsletter, pen pals and phone network. Provides assistance in starting local groups.
Write:
Concerned United Birthparents
P.O. Box 341442
Los Angeles, CA 90034-9442
Voice: 1-800-822-2777
Fax: 858-712-3317
Website: http://www.cubirthparents.org
E-Mail: info@cubirthparents.org
Verified: 2/19/2014

Adoption Crossroads

International. 475 affiliated groups. Founded 1986. Mutual support for persons separated by adoption. Referrals to adoption search and support groups. Newsletter, phone support and conferences. Provides information and referrals to support group meetings. Assistance in starting groups.
Write:
Adoption Crossroads
c/o Joe Soll
74 Lakewood Dr.
Congers, NY 10920
Voice: 845-268-0283
Fax: 845-267-2736
Website: http://www.adoptioncrossroads.org
E-Mail: info@adoptioncrossroads.org
Verified: 2/12/2014

Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network

International. Mission is to support networking and build understanding among adoptees, adoptive families, Koreans and Korean Americans. Annual conference and year-round newsletter.
Write:
KAAN
P.O. Box 714
Camp Hill, PA 17001
Voice: 717-574-3629
Website: http://www.kaanet.org
E-Mail: stacy@kaanet.org
Verified: 2/12/2014

North American Council on Adoptable Children

International. Founded 1974. Focuses on special needs adoptions as well as children in foster homes. Provides referrals, maintains listing of adoptive parent support groups which conduct a wide range of activities, and helps new groups to start. Sponsors annual conference which features workshops for adoptive parents, prospective parents, foster parents, childcare professionals and other child advocates. Newsletter. Membership dues $45. Parent group manual free online.
Write:
NACAC
970 Raymond Ave., #106
St. Paul, MN 55114-1149
Website: http://www.nacac.org
E-Mail: info@nacac.org
Verified: 2/7/2014

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