Adopted Children

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    Taxonomy Code: YK-8000.0500

    Children who have been relinquished by their natural parents or are otherwise unable to remain in the care of their natural parents and who have new legal parentage. Also included are adults who were adopted as children.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    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
    AMETZ ADOPTION PROGRAMProvides guidance and support to couples and singles in selecting, developing, and implementing individualized, domestic or international adoption plans. Services include consultations, home studies, workshops, annual conference, support groups and newsletters. Also offers special programs serving families in the Jewish community.AMETZ ADOPTION PROGRAMJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
    BOARDING CAREProvides temporary, short-term boarding care for infants, if deemed necessary by birth parents, before placement in adoption or return to birth mother.SuffolkBOARDING CARESPENCE 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.
    INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICAL CONSULTATION SERVICESOffers medical guidance to adoptive parents prior to, during, and following adoption of a baby from overseas. Medical abstracts and other data are evaluated contact may be made with representatives from countries of origin parents are prepared for travel urgent medical advice is available 24 hours a day when parents are abroad the child receives a complete medical evaluation and physical usually within a few days of arrival. Follow-up medical care can be provided or a consultation letter is sent to the child's pediatrician summarizing the history and physical examination.NassauINTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICAL CONSULTATION SERVICESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    LONG ISLAND ADOPTIVE FAMILIESOffers peer-led support groups for Nassau or Suffolk County residents considering or involved in the foster care or adoption process. Provides opportunities for teens, children and parents to voice their concerns, questions and successes. Offers a list of resources including counselors, adoption and foster care agencies, adoption attorneys and social workers. Call for meeting times and locations.SuffolkLONG ISLAND ADOPTIVE FAMILIESLONG ISLAND ADOPTIVE FAMILIES
    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
    THE ALMA SOCIETYAssists adopted adults (over 18 yrs) who are searching for their original families. Membership includes adoptees (over 18 yrs), birth parents (whose children have reached 18 yrs of age), foster children (over 18 yrs) and adoptive parents. Offers registry databank search, workshops, advocates for the rights of adoptees.THE ALMA SOCIETYTHE ALMA SOCIETY

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