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Below are some links to other organizations. They can provide helpful information about adoption matters.

Adoption Law Experts:

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys: A national organization of adoption attorneys providing information about state laws and referrals to experienced attorneys: www.adoptionattorneys.org

Centralized Adoption Information:

Child Welfare Information Gateway: www.childwelfare.gov

Adoption and Infertility Support Groups:

Adoptive Families Today (AFT): www.adoptivefamiliestoday.org

Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA): www.caffa.org

Resolve of Illinois: www.resolveofillinois.org

Stars of David: www.starsofdavid.org

American Infertility Association: www.americaninfertility.org

Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy: www.opts.com

Adoption Tax Information:

Adoption Tax Payer Identification Number Q & A
www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=96452,00.html

IRS Tax Information
www.irs.gov

Information on Obtaining Passport and Citizenship Documents
www.travel.state.gov

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
www.uscis.gov

Illinois Adoption Registry and Medical Information Exchange
www.idph.state.il.us