Adoption Information/Referrals

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    Programs that provide information about the different types of adoption that are available as options and the requirements and procedures for adopting another individual for birth parents, adoptive parents and people who have been adopted. Included are programs that facilitate the adoption process by compiling information about children who are available for adoption in sharable formats such as photo albums, newsletters, video tapes or media campaigns (e.g., newspaper stories or television segments) that feature a particular adoptable child; and arranging activities such as picnics where prospective adoptive parents and children can meet informally. Also included are programs that provide referrals to organizations that offer adoption-related services a family might need.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADOPTIONProvides permanent placement of adoptive children with couples and singles, including infant adoption through its domestic program; and that of toddlers, older children and sibling groups through its international programs (Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia). Also specializes in special needs adoptions. Post -adoption resources are available to the entire community in the form of workshops, speakers and support groups.SuffolkADOPTIONSPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
    ADOPTION INFORMATION LINEProvides a 24 hour hotline for Nassau County residents offering information about the adoption process, post adoption resources, options counseling and adoption services. Also offers referrals, information for professionals along with information on a variety of topics including infertility and family planning.NassauADOPTION INFORMATION LINESPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
    ADOPTION SERVICESArranges for placement of children homes who are legally free for adoption and are in the guardianship of the Commissioner of Social Services in appropriate adoptive homes. Supervises the placement until legalization of the adoption by the courts. Also provides assistance to natural parents in planning a permanent home for children.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    ANNUAL TRI-STATE ADOPTION CONFERENCEProvides information about adoption, support groups for adoption related issues, and conferences with over 100 workshops on various adoption topics statewide. Call for more information.NassauANNUAL TRI-STATE ADOPTION CONFERENCEADOPTIVE PARENTS COMMITTEE, INC.-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    BIRTH PARENT SERVICESProvides counseling and direct services (housing and medical assistance etc.) for women with unplanned pregnancies.SuffolkBIRTH PARENT SERVICESSPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
    CHILDREN OF THE WORLD ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.Offers guidance and assistance throughout the process of adoption of children from the Russian Federation and from Romania. Services include goup and individual orientation meetings, and assistance in preparation of documentation for State of New York, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the foreign government adoption authorities. Parental support groups are available.NassauCHILDREN OF THE WORLD ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.CHILDREN OF THE WORLD ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.
    DOWNEY SIDE FAMILIES FOR YOUTHOperates national adoption agency devoted to recruiting, training, and certifying families for youth 7-17 years old, as well as special needs youth who need permanent families. Offers pre and post adoption support services. After certifying the family, a nationwide search is done for a child who fits one's family best. All services are in accordance with New York State Regulations. Call for more informationSuffolkDOWNEY SIDE FAMILIES FOR YOUTHDOWNEY SIDE, INC.
    FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTYOffers information and referral, monthly meetings, support networks, social events and newsletter. Call or visit website for additional information.FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTYFOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY
    NATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGEOffers support to persons and couples with impaired fertility as well as the professionals that serve them. Supports the decision of legal and medical means to build families as well as the decision to remain child free. Guides couples through medical treatment and/or the adoption process.NassauNATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGENATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGE
    NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OFFICEOffers adoption, parent counseling and support, child care, foster care and medical services. Contact office for further information.NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OFFICEHOLT INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S SERVICES, INC.
    NEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDProvides a food pantry and New Mother's Program. Call for more information.NassauNEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDLUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK
    OUTREACHOffers workshops, in-service trainings and brochures on adoption and adoption issues. Topics include the following: adoption overview, grief and mourning in adoption, the professionals role, the birth parents bill of rights and new relationships in adoption.SuffolkOUTREACHSPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
    RESOLVE/NORTHEAST REGIONProvides support and information to people who are experiencing infertility and increases awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy.RESOLVE/NORTHEAST REGIONRESOLVE: THE NATIONAL INFERTILITY ASSOCIATION
    WOMEN'S SERVICESOffers pregnancy tests, limited ultrasound, abortion education, RU-486 abortion pill information, pregnancy options information, parenting and life skills training, bible studies, community referrals, adoption referrals, material assistance, ongoing support and education, and post-abortion counseling.SuffolkWOMEN'S SERVICESSOUNDVIEW PREGNANCY SERVICES
    YOU GOTTA BELIEVE-HOLTSVILLEPrevents homelessness through finding homes for teens and pre-teens. Certify pre-adoptive parents through A-OKAY (Adopting Older Kids and Youth) parenting classes. Provides an Adopting Teens and Tweens TV show on channel 20 Cablevision of Brookhaven. Call for more information.SuffolkYOU GOTTA BELIEVE-HOLTSVILLEYOU GOTTA BELIEVE! THE OLDER CHILD ADOPTION AND PERMANENCY MOVEMENT. INC.

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