Websites

Adoption-Related Organizations

  • Adoption Learning Partners Founded by The Cradle, Adoption Learning Partners offers an array of interactive, e-learning courses that will increase each participant's understanding of the joys and challenges of adoption.
  • Adoptive Families Today Adoptive Families Today is a support group located in Illinois for prospective adoptive parents, adoptive parents, adoption professionals, and all those interested in adoption.
  • Adoptive Families The award-winning Adoptive Families Magazine online
  • Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA) CAFFA provides information and support to both adoptive and pre-adoptive families in the Chicago area.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway This website contains information on a variety of topics related to adoption. Formerly the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse.
  • Bridge Communications Provides support and education for multi-racial families.
  • Biracial Family Network (BFN) offers support and education for multi-racial families and reaches into the community to take action against racism and discrimination.
  • The Evan B. Donalson Adoption Institute The Adoption Institute has set out to improve information available about adoption and has published many studies relating to adoption and outcomes for children.
  • Stars of David: Jewish Adoption This site provides information and a support network for Jewish and partly Jewish adoptive families.
  • My Adoption Advisor My Adoption Advisor provides adopting parents practical tactics and tools to conduct personal networking to connect directly with those who may be considering placing a child for adoption. If you are currently working with The Cradle to adopt, please remember that we have a preferred client discount for his services.


Choosing an Adoption Agency


Counseling & Infertility Resolution

  • The Family Institute The Family Institute is the Midwest's oldest and largest center devoted to marital and family therapy, professional education, and research.
  • RESOLVE of Illinois Resolve offers medical information, support, and networking information surrounding fertility issues.


Adoption Tax Credits


Adoption Law


Special Needs


International Adoption Related Information


International Pediatricians & Clinics

Websites with great information on medical topics relevant to international adoption


International Adoption Placement Agencies 

Tips on choosing a placement agency