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

Getting Started

Searching for Children

  • Children's Aid and Family Services
    Photo listing of waiting children in New Jersey.
  • WWK Recruiters
    Scroll down and click on New Jersey to view contact information for Wendy's Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting New Jersey children.


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

Post-Adoption Support & Resources

  • Adoption Assistance
    Select New Jersey to view more information on adoption assistance in the state of New Jersey, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
  • Adoption Subsidy
    General information on New Jersey's adoption subsidy program.
  • Directory of Post-Adoption Counseling Services Agencies
    A list of New Jersey agencies that provide post-adoption counseling.
  • FAFS Support & Training
    Foster & Adoptive Family Services provides support and training opportunities for adoptive and kinship families. Click on the map to find support services in your county.
  • Family Support Services
    Support networks by county that provide family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy, and more.
  • Foster Care Scholarships & Grants in New Jersey
    Information on higher education scholarships available to children adopted from foster care in New Jersey.
  • Parents Anonymous of New Jersey
    Parents Anonymous of New Jersey is an intervention and prevention program that provides families and their children with support groups, education, referrals, and more. Foster parents, single parents, teen parents, grandparents, step parents, and parents of special needs children are encouraged to attend and share their family concerns in a safe and supportive environment.
  • State Subsidy Information
    NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in New Jersey.
  • Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
    SPAN provides families and professionals, resources, support, advocacy, bullying prevention, mental health, incarcerated youth, and more.
  • Support for Adoptive & Kinship Families
    Support resources for New Jersey adoptive and kinship families.