Other Adoption Resources

The Adoption Exchange
Serving Colorado, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

Adopt-Us-Kids
A cooperative effort with the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children & Families, the US Department of Health & Human Services, and the Adoption Exchange Association.

Adopt-Us-Kids Para Familias
En Español.

NM Fiesta Project
Family activities, information, education, support groups and training for adoptive families in New Mexico.

New Mexico Step Up! Diligent Recruitment Project
A free support program being piloted in five New Mexico counties with a goal of finding and keeping more foster and adoptive parents so that children have families to help see them through life.

North American Council on Adoptable Children
Promotes and supports permanent families for children and youth in the US and Canada who have been in care—especially those in foster care and those with special needs.

Dave Thomas Foundation
National program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

New Mexico Adoption Search
Created by the certified Court Appointed Intermediaries for the State of New Mexico with the sole purpose of aiding adoptees, birth parents and siblings in reunion.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children
CASA, First Judicial District is a non-profit organization dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting community volunteers who speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected foster children in court.

Tax Issues Related to Adoption Assistance and Adoption [PDF]

Federal Adoption Tax Credit for Special Needs Adoptions [PDF]

Tips for Strengthening Adoptive Families
Information on ordering a helpful DVD set produced by The Family Attachment and Counseling Center of Minnesota.

Parenting After Trauma: Understanding Your Child's Needs [PDF]
A guide for foster and adoptive parents

Crianza de niños que han sufrido trauma: Entendimiento de las necesidades de su hijo [PDF]
Una guía para padres sustitutos y adoptivos