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ERIC Number: ED238554
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Pages: 114
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Adoption Resource Directory: Region X.
State, regional, and national adoption resources are described in this directory for residents of Region X states (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington). Emphasizing the adoption of children with special needs, the directory gives organizational contacts for parents in various stages of the adoption process and mentions resources for social service workers assisting adoption. Providing organizational names and addresses, telephone numbers, and the names of contact persons, section I describes the many adoption agencies and parent groups operating in the states comprising Region X. Section II lists regional resources, briefly describing the Northwest Adoption Exchange and the Northwest Resource Center for Children, Youth, and Families. Section III mentions national resources, briefly describing the National Adoption Exchange, the National Committee for Adoption, the Native American Adoption Resource Exchange, and the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Also listed are the 10 regional resource centers for children, youth, and families. Described in appendices are resources for adopting children with developmental disabilities and for adopting Black, American-Indian, and Alaskan Native children. Also mentioned in appended listings are agencies offering training in areas related to adoption and permanency planning. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Idaho; Oregon; Washington