Getting Started | Searching for Children | Pre-Placement | Post-Adoption Support & Resources

Getting Started

Searching for Children

  • Child and Family Services
    Photo listing featuring waiting children in Maine.
  • WWK Recruiters
    Scroll down and click on Maine to view contact information for Wendy's Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Maine children.


  • ICPC Information
    Provides general information about ICPC process in Main, including contact information for state ICPC offices.

Post-Adoption Support & Resources

  • Adoption Assistance
    Select Maine to view more information on adoption assistance in the state of Maine, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
  • Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine, Inc
    AFFM is a foster and adoptive parent support network. AFFM provides family mentor services, allegation support, lending library, training opportunities, and more.
  • AFFM Events Calendar
    Calendar of upcoming AFFM events and trainings.
  • AFFM Support Groups
    A list of foster, adoptive and kinship support groups throughout the state of Maine.
  • Allegation Support
    AFFM's Allegation Support Team provides non-judgmental listening, and information on the DSHS investigation process for any allegations that are made against you.
  • Lending Library
    A free service that provides books and tapes on various foster care and adoption topics.
  • State Subsidy Information
    NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Maine.
  • Support Groups
    Scroll down to Adoptive Family Support Groups to find information on support groups in Maine.