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University of Chicago Adoption Center - General Information

There are many parents like you who have adopted or are looking to adopt internationally. We recommend the following resources to help provide you with support and more detailed information

Agency Information

  • Adoption Learning Partners offers web-based resources for parents wondering about any number of adoption-related issues.
  • Chances by Choice specializes in providing domestic and internationally born HIV exposed children, and the families who support them, the resources to thrive. Chances by Choice takes a multi-dimensional approach to providing life enhancing services for HIV exposed children in order to integrate these children into society, whether that be in their birth or adoptive country.
  • The Cradle Renowned as one of the foremost adoption agencies in the country. Since opening in 1923, the Cradle has helped place more than 14,000 children into permanent, loving homes.
  • Lifelink International Adoption Founded in 1895, Lifelink has helped more than 3,700 children join their forever families. Lifelink is licensed in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin with offices in many communities. Lifelink offers many different adoption resources through its direct programs and agency partnerships.
  • The Internet's central location for Adoption Information, International Adoptions, Special Needs Adoption, Adoption Articles and Waiting Child Photolistings.
  • Sunny Ridge Family Center began as a children’s home in 1926. Today it continues its mission to increase child welfare by providing adoptive families pre- and post-adoption services. Some of its post-adoption resources include family counseling and adoptee support groups.