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NJ Adoption Information & Groups for Parents in NJ

Adoptive Parents Committee
PO Box 725, Ridgewood, NJ 07451. Non-profit support and education organization offers pre- and post-adoption workshops, monthly meetings at FDU–Hackensack, newsletter, social events, play groups and annual conference in November.

Children’s Aid & Family Services
76 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 209, South Orange, 201-261-2800. Adoption and Foster Care: A labor of love for a lifetime of love. Children in need of loving need adoptive and therapeutic foster homes. Please call 201-261-2800; ask for the recruitment specialist.

Children’s & Family Services Programs
200 Robin Rd., Paramus, 201-740-7124. Confidential post-adoption counseling services offered free of charge to families with children up to 21 years old. Birth parent support group meets monthly for birth parents who are contemplating adoption, have placed children, or are in the process of search and reunion.

Concerned Persons for Adoption
908-273-5694. Volunteer organization, open to anyone concerned with adoption, provides education, support and social opportunities to those who wish to adopt and to those who have adopted. See website for event schedule and locations.
Apr 1
           35th Annual Let's Talk Adoption Conference. Rutgers University Busch Campus Center, Piscataway. April 1, 2017, 9:15am-4:45pm. Workshops on domestic and international adoption, adoptee experiences, parenting, school issues. For info, call 908-273-5694 or visit website.

KinKonnect
877-KLG-LINE (877-554-5463). An Information Center for Kinship Care families. Services include an empathetic listener when you call, resources for families such as support groups, free lending library, newsletter, training workshops and comprehensive website. Resources to free kinship legal counseling for families that obtained KLG through the Division of Child Protection and Permanency.

Morristown Post-Adoption Support Group
973-455-1268. Support group affiliated with NJ Coalition for Adoption Education and Reform and American Adoption Congress meets monthly in Morristown. Adoptive parents, birth parents, adoptees, professionals and significant others welcome. Email: janenast@aol.com.

New Jersey Adoption Resource Clearing House - NJ ARCH
The One-Stop Resource for those Touched by Adoption. Services include an empathic listener when you call, resources to support groups, mental health and medical professionals, adoption agencies and listing of local adoption-related events. Lending library, buddy family and adoption support group advocacy available. Resources to free post-adoption counseling. Contact the Warm Line at 877-4-ARCHNJ (877-427-2465).

www.AdoptiveFamilies.com
National adoption magazine and website provides valuable information to pre- and post-adoptive families.

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FOSTER CARE

Catholic Charities Therapeutic Foster Care
732-324-8200. Individuals, families and homemakers of all ethnicities and religions are needed to provide therapeutic foster care, short term foster care and
emergency care to babies 0-6 months and children 5-18.

Children’s Aid & Family Services Inc.
76 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 209, South Orange, 201-261-2800. Adoption and Foster Care: A labor of love for a lifetime of love. Children in need of loving need adoptive and therapeutic foster homes. Please call 201-261-2800; ask for the recruitment specialist.

New Jersey Department of Children and Families
1-877-NJFOSTER; 1-800-99 ADOPT. Relative, foster and adoptive families needed for New Jersey children who need families that are loving, stable and safe.

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