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Adoptive Families Circle

Adoption Groups

Connect with other adoptive families to share experiences and ask questions

Browse our Adoption Groups using the sorting options below

Older Child Adoption

For parents of older children adopted domestically or internationally.

 
Christian Adoptive Families

For Christian adoptive families or Christian families considering adoption.

 
California Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in California.

 
Texas Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Texas.

 
Transracial Families

For transracial and/or multicultural families to discuss this unique aspect of adoption—domestic or international.

 
U.S. Adoptive Families

For parents of children—of all ages—born domestically.

 
Waiting to Adopt

For anyone navigating the adoption process—homestudies, dossiers, profiles, referrals—and waiting, waiting, waiting.

 
Older Parents

For older parents of children adopted domestically or internationally.

 
New to Adoption

For anyone considering domestic or international adoption—risks, rewards, routes, timelines, and costs.

 
U.S. Foster Adoptive Families

For parents of children adopted from U.S. foster care.

 
Open Adoption Families

For anyone participating in open adoptions.

 
U.S. Foster Adoption Waiting

For parents in the process of adopting through the U.S. foster-care system.

 
Single Parents

For single parents of children adopted domestically or internationally.

 
Ohio Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Ohio.

 
Florida Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in the Sunshine State.

 
Pennsylvania Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Pennsylvania.

 
Adoption as a First Choice

For parents who have chosen or are choosing adoption as their first parenting route—instead of or in addition to having biological children.

 
You Knew You Could Adopt When...

A group for sharing stories about the moment you first realized you could adopt.

 
New Jersey Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in New Jersey.

 
LGBT Parents

For lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents of children adopted domestically or internationally.

 
Adoption Agencies (Reviews)

For people to share the names and experiences of adoption agencies they have used or worked with. Adoption agencies may also join the conversation.

 
Large Adoptive Families

For large families grown by adoption.

 
Michigan Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Michigan.

 
Special-Needs Adoption

For families who have adopted or are adopting a special needs child.

 
Illinois Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Illinois.

 
Virginia Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Virginia.

 
Adoption Bloggers and Writers

For anyone who blogs or writes about their journey toward adoption or adoptive parenting. Be sure to follow AFC’s own adoption bloggers.

 
Parents of Teens and Young Adults

For parents of older children—adopted at any age.

 
Massachusetts Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Massachusetts.

 
New York Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in New York.

 
Georgia Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Georgia.

 
Wisconsin Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Wisconsin.

 
U.S. Foster Families

For parents fostering children of all ages.

 
North Carolina Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in North Carolina.

 
Military Adoptive Families

For military families in the adoption process and parenting adopted children—at home or abroad.

 
Missouri Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Missouri.

 
Drug Exposure and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

For parents who have adopted—or are considering adopting—a child that was born drug exposed and/or who is being treated for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

 
Minnesota Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Minnesota.

 
Parenting Adopted Children With Challenging Behavior

For adoptive parents of children with challenging behavior.

 
Indiana Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Indiana.

 
Maryland Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Maryland.

 
Washington Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Washington.

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Canada Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Canada.

 
Kentucky Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Kentucky.

 
Dealing With a Loss in Adoption

Failed adoption? Contested adoption? Disrupted adoption? A group where hopeful parents can ask questions, gain insight, and start to heal during this difficult time.

 
Tennessee Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Tennessee.

 
Colorado Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Colorado.

 
South Carolina Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in South Carolina.

 
Blended Families

For families containing both adoptive and birth children.

 
Alabama Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Alabama.

 
Iowa Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Iowa.

 
Oregon Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Oregon.

 
Adoptive Dads

For adoptive fathers to discuss adoption and parenting issues.

 
Kansas Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Kansas.

 
Jewish Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—of Jewish faith or heritage.

 
Connecticut Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Connecticut.

 
Utah Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Utah.

 
Matched But Waiting

For adoptive parents who have been matched but are still waiting.

 
Arizona Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Arizona.

 
Maine Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Maine.

 
Nebraska Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Nebraska.

 
Oklahoma Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Oklahoma.

 
Parents of Tweens

For parents of tween children—kids between 8 and 12 years old.

New Hampshire Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in New Hampshire.

Mississippi Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Mississippi.

Louisiana Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Louisiana.

Nevada Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Nevada.

New Mexico Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in New Mexico.

Adoption News Group

For anyone interested in discussing current adoption stories and events in the media.

Mexico Adoptive Families

For parents of children adopted from Mexico, and families pursuing Mexican adoptions.

North Dakota Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in North Dakota.

Americans Living Abroad With Adopted Children

For American adoptive families living overseas.

Hawaii and Pacific Island Adoptive Families

For adoptive families—and hopeful parents—living in Hawaii and the Pacific Rim.

Parents of Toddlers

For parents of toddlers—children 1 to 3 years old.

Parents of Young Children

For parents of children—ages 4 to 7 years old.

Reluctant Family

For those whose partners, parents, or other loved ones are hesitant about building a family through adoption.

 

 

 
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