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Adoption Agencies

While there are many fine adoption agencies through which to adopt, we do not endorse specific agencies. A list of Christian adoption agencies may be found on the Christian Alliance for Orphans website. We also recommend due diligence for determining the agency with which to work.

Hand in Hand Adoptions

China, Philippines, Haiti, Bulgaria, Brazil.

Address: 210A North Orange Street, Albion, IN 46701, Phone: 260-636-3566, Email: [email protected]

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CCAI Adoption

China domestic, Haiti, Latvia, Ukraine, Bulgaria

Address: 6920 South Holly Circle, Centennial, Colorado 80112, Phone: 303-850-9998, Fax: 303-850-9997, Email: [email protected]

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An Open Door Adoption

Mailing  Address: An Open Door Adoption Agency, Inc.

PO Box 4 Thomasville, GA 31799,

Local Phone: (229) 228-6339, Toll Free: (800)868-6339, Email: [email protected], Peru Latvia Bulgaria China Mexico Ukraine Lithuania

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New Horizons Adoption Agency

Domestic and international adoptions Main Office: 302 South Grove St. P.O. Box 188, Blue Earth, MN 56013 507-526-3518 Branch Offices: Mason City, Iowa 641-421-7332 Sioux Falls, SD 605-332-0310  [email protected]

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Bethany Adoption Services

Since 1944, we have worked to bring and keep families together through our services in many countries. These services include sponsorship, foster care, family support, and adoption.

901 Eastern Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 800-238-4269

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Gladney Center for Adoption

6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922- 6000 Pregnant?: 1-800- GLADNEY International Adoptions: 1-800- INT-ADOP Domestic Adoptions: 1-800- 687-3097

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International Christian Adoptions

Armenia, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Haiti, Hungary, India, Latvia, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine

41745 Rider Way #2 Temecula, CA 92590 951-695- 3336 [email protected]

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American World Adoption Association

China, Domestic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kyrgyzstan,

Ukraine 6723 Whittier Ave. McLean, VA 22101 Office Hours: 9AM – 5PM ET Toll Free: 800-429- 3369 Phone: 703-356- 8447 Fax: 888-466- 8922 [email protected]

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All God’s Children

404e 15th, Suite 14 Vancouver, WA 98663 503-282-7652

Bulgaria, Bhrundi, Columbia,China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nepal, Philippines, Taiwan, Uganda, Ukraine, US.

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Since 1994, has assisted millions of people exploring adoption and has helped more than 40,000 orphans from around the world come home to a permanent family.

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Helpful Websites

You may find helpful information about adoption on the following websites.

Cairn Educational Solutions

The mission of Cairn Educational Solutions is to partner with Anabaptist schools to provide effective services to students who face challenges. Consultation and training sessions to equip the Anabaptist schools and community.

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A site explaining the many types of adoption and pointing to you to yet more resources.

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TCU Institute of Child Development

TBRI is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors.

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Show Hope™

Show Hope™ is a movement to care for orphans, restoring the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world. Founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, this nonprofit organization is helping to make a difference for the millions of orphans and waiting children around the world.

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Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

The International Adoption Health Program supports families adopting a newborn or older child from all pathways— international, domestic and U.S. foster care. We provide pre- and post-adoptive counseling and health evaluation services.

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Recommended Books

You may find helpful information about adoption in the following books. We’ve tried to link to a place to purchase the books online where possible for your convenience.

A Child to Call My Own

Compiled by Marilyn Wiens, Kaylene Hartzler, Yalonda Horst

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Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them

by Ross W. Greene Ph.D.

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Help for Billy: A Beyond Consequences Approach to Helping Challenging Children in the Classroom

by Heather T.

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Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight: What to Do If You Are Sensory Defensive in an Overstimulating World

by Sharon Heller

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Assessing Agency Reputations

This PDF guide contains helpful information to research when choosing an adoption agency to work with.

How to Assess the Reputation of Licensed, Private Adoption Agencies

by Child Welfare Information Gateway

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Adoption Assistance Grants

Loving Arms can potentially help you with a grant that will ease the cost of adoption. Review the documents below to learn the prerequisites and qualifications for a grant. Then you may fill out the grant application and send to us.

Contact Us

Would you like to speak with someone about adoption, share your story or ask questions? Fill out the form below or give us a call at 717-553-9053, we’d love to talk!