- Area Specialist Locator Map
A map of SNAP specialists in Indiana
- Background Checks
DCS provides information on background checks required by state of Indiana prior to home study approval.
- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for state of Indiana.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in Indiana.
- Licensed Private Adoption Agencies
List of licensed private adoption agencies in Indiana and their fees.
- Pre-Service Training Information
DCS provides links to register for RAPT pre-service training classes.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies in Indiana.
- Adoption Information
Adoption information by state
- Understanding Indiana’s Adoption Laws and Policies
An overview of adoption laws
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers)
Information on the Home study program and requirements
Searching for Children
- Indiana Heart Gallery
Heart Gallery featuring waiting children in Indiana.
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on Indiana to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Indiana children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
- ICPC Information
Provides general information about ICPC process in Indiana, including contact information for ICPC offices.
Post-Adoption Support & Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select Indiana to view more information on adoption assistance in the state of Indiana, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Child Safety Information
Topics include crib safety, leaving your child home alone, sexual abuse, Shaken Infant Syndrome, bullying, and more.
- Post-Adoption Services Brochure
DCS provides general information and contact information on Indiana’s post-adoption assistance services.
- Post-Adoption Service Standards
A DCS outline of post-adoption service standards.
- Post-Adoption Services: Northern Indiana
Directory for post-adoption services available to families living in Northern Indiana.
- Post-Adoption Services: Southern Indiana
Directory for post-adoption services available to families living in Southern Indiana.
- State Subsidy Information
NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Indiana.
- Adoption Support Center
Support services and information
- Attachment and Trauma Specialists
A list of local therapists specializing in working with attachment and trauma related issues.
- Behavioral Care
A list of local mental health agencies
- Adoption Therapists
A list of local therapists that specialize in adoption
- Child Care Resources
A compiled list of local child-care resources
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment
A list of local sex abuse treatment centers
- Counseling Resources
Local counseling resources
- Kid Counseling
A list of local child therapists
- Kinship Care
Information on kinship care resources
- Medical Resources
Health and medical resources
- Free Medical Resources
A list of local free medical clinics
- NPEN National Parenting Education Network
A list of programs by state
- NOFAS FASDState FASD Support
State resources and support group information
- Trauma Counseling
A list of local therapists trained in trauma-related issues
- Nurturing Parent Programs
Nurturing Parent Programs
- Online Support Groups
A list of online support group resources
- Post-Adoption Questions and Answers
- Special Health Care Needs
Resources for parents of children with special health care needs.