Information & Resources

Creating a family through adoption is an exciting, challenging, and hopeful process. Children in foster care are especially in need of forever families. We believe that all children are able to grow to their potential when they have loving families committed to them forever.

We have information, books, videos, and experienced staff, all here to make the adoption process a little easier and support you along the way, as well as post adoption.  If you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about adoption please contact us at 401-865-6000 or complete our Contact Form.


Beginner’s Guide to Adoption:
Made available through the Dave Thomas Foundation, this guide will help you determine if adoption is right for you, the types of adoption, and how to get started with the adoption process.

Getting Started – General Information Packet:
Made available through the Child Welfare Information Gateway organization, this resource explains the basic steps of the adoption process including the homestudy report.

Adopting Children from State Care…An Overview
The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) website is a great resource for additional adoption-related information.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Additional information relative to adoption can be found at the Child Welfare Information Gateway website.

Rhode Island and Out of State Adoption/Foster Care Directory
For a comprehensive listing of RI and out of state professionals in the adoption and foster care community, please visit our “Resources” page at

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