- Adoption Learning Path
Adoption Learning Path is a list of recommended trainings potential foster and adoptive families in Alaska complete.
- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for State of Alaska
- Foster Care Applications, Forms, Brochures, and Handbooks
DHSS provides resources for Alaska families interested in becoming foster parents.
- Frequently Asked Questions
Alaska Center for Resource Families answer FAQs about adoption in Alaska.
- Indian Child Welfare
DHSS provides resources for Native organizations and Alaska Native Tribal organizations.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in Alaska.
- Pre-Service Training
Click on a region on the map to learn more about Alaska’s CORE pre-service training classes.
- Private Adoption Agencies
Click Alaska to view a list of private adoption agencies in Alaska courtesy of NWAE.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies in Alaska.
- Steps to Adoption
Alaska Center for Resource Families outlines the steps to adopting from foster care.
- What is a Home Study
Alaska Center for Resource Families outlines what is included in a pre-adoptive home study.
- Adoption Information
Adoption Information by state
- Understanding Alaska Adoption Laws and Policies
An overview of adoption laws
- Adoption Services
DHSS provides an overview of adoption services
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers
Information on the Home study program and requirements
Searching for Children
Photo listing featuring waiting children in Alaska.
Photo listing featuring waiting children in Alaska.
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on Alaska to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Alaska children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
Post-Adoption Support and Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select Alaska to view more information on adoption assistance in Alaska courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Alaska 211
Search for statewide social services.
- Alaska Center for Resource Families Home
View announcements from Alaska Center for Resources families and access links on foster care, adoption, training, and community resources.
- Anchorage Support Resources
List of support services for families in Anchorage. Services include counseling agencies, therapeutic programs, support groups, Medicaid, child-care, and more. Update January 2012.
- Fairbanks Community Resource List
A list of community resources in Fairbanks, Alaska. Resources include child-care, groups serving children with special needs, counseling services, children’s groups, legal services, family support, and more.
- Foster Care and Adoption Resources Links
Alaska Center for Resource Families provides links to resources for state and nationwide organizations on the topics of foster care, adoption, education, LGBT resources, legal information, parenting traumatized children, resources for military families, and more.
- ICWA/Alaska Native Cultural Resources.
Resources on understanding ICWA, becoming a licensed Tribal foster home, Alaska Native cultural resources, and more.
- Juneau Family Bulletins
Juneau Family Bulletins provide families living in Juneau with information on upcoming events, resources, and activity ideas. Courtesy of JuneauFamilies.org.
- Juneau Family Pages
A resource guide for families in Juneau with children 0-8 years. Resources include early learning resources, mental health services, health services, crisis contacts, resources for military families, and more.
Alaska Center for Resource Families provides online publications foster and adoptive families may download.
- Self-Study Online Training
Alaska Center for Resource families provides links to online training classes for foster and adoptive parents.
- State Subsidy Information
NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Alaska.
- Support for Families
Support resources for foster and adoptive families, courtesy of Alaska Center for Resource Families.
- Attachment and Trauma Specialists
A list of local therapists that specialize in working with attachment and trauma related issues.
- Behavioral care treatment centers
A list of local treatment centers for behavioral care
- Adoption Therapists
A list of local therapists that specialize in adoption
- Child Care Resources
A compiled list of child-care resources
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
A list of local treatment centers specializing in child abuse treatment
- Counseling Resources
A compiled list of counseling resources
- Kid Counseling
A list of local therapists specializing in treating children
- Kinship Care
Kinship programs and information
- Medical Resources
Health and medical resources
- NPEN National Parenting Education Network
A list of programs by state
- NOFAS FASD Support
State resources and support group information
- Trauma Counseling
A list of local therapists specializing in trauma related issues.
- Online Support Groups
A list of online support group resources
- Post-Adoption Questions and Answers
Frequently asked questions and answers regarding adoption
- Special Health Care Needs
Resources for parents of children with special health care needs.