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Find adoption answers, support, training, or professional resources

Considering adoption for your baby can feel overwhelming, confusing, and scary. You want to make the decision that’s best for your child, and you need accurate, reliable information and resources to determine the best path forward. NCFA is here to help you understand your rights, understand the process, and be your own best advocate. It’s your decision, but you don’t have to make it alone.

"An unplanned pregnancy can bring a host of deep emotions and difficult decisions. Expectant parents need, and deserve, empathy and care, accurate information, and supportive services to help them make the decision that is right for them and their baby. NCFA is known as a trusted expert for resources that equip expectant parents to understand all of their options, get the facts about adoption, and select a proven professional to serve them. The work of NCFA is vital to raising awareness and educating those who find themselves considering making an adoption plan."

- Beth Woods, M.A., Executive Director of NCFA member agency

Find the answers you need to make the best decision for your child.

While no one else can tell you whether or not placing your child for adoption is the right decision, we are here to equip you with all the resources and support you need to take the next step that’s right for you — whatever that may be. For over 40 years we have been a leading voice in the adoption world advocating for children in need of permanent families, providing guidance on federal and state adoption policies, helping people navigate the adoption process, and connecting families with the support they need. Adoption is a life-changing decision, and you deserve to have access to trusted information and the right guidance to make a fully informed decision.

Find an Agency or Attorney

Search NCFA's Member Directory to find an adoption professional to assist you with a range of services including homestudies, placement services, expectant parent counseling, birthparent support, legal services, search and reunion guidance, post adoption support, and much more.

Pursuing International Adoption? Agency requirements are different than domestic adoptions. Before searching the Directory, learn more by clicking here.

Not sure which one you need? Click here to find out.