The Matching Assistance Program is discontinued effective August 7, 2023. The MAP website will no longer be available for login starting September 1, 2023.

Terms of Use

A Family For Every Child (abbreviated as AFFEC) operates this website to provide online access to information about adoption, children available for adoption, and families who would like to adopt. By accessing and using this website (or Site), you agree to each of the terms and conditions set forth herein (“Terms of Use”). Additional terms and conditions applicable to specific areas of this Site are also posted in particular areas and together with these terms of use, are applicable to those areas, content, or transactions. These Terms of Use, together with applicable additional terms and conditions are referred to as this “Agreement”.

Information on the Site

Information regarding children that are eligible for adoption has been provided by social workers and other social services professionals that are responsible for the care of such children. AFFEC does not perform any independent investigations to determine the completeness, truthfulness or accuracy of such information. AFFEC DOES NOT REPRESENT OR ENDORSE THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT, OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE UPON SUCH OPINION, STATEMENT, ADVICE, MEMORANDUM OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. AFFEC reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Site. AFFEC does not and cannot review all materials and information posted to the Site by members, users and visitors, and AFFEC is not responsible for any such materials and information. However, AFFEC reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or government request, or to edit, refuse to post or remove any information or material, in whole or in part, that in AFFEC’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of this Agreement.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The links on Site will allow you to leave. Any third-party sites to which AFFEC may link are not under AFFEC’s control, and the AFFEC does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information, content, communications or materials available on such linked third-party sites or for any changes or updates to such sites. Absent express language to the contrary, AFFEC does not intend links contained on Site to be referrals to, or endorsements of, the linked third-party sites or the entities that operate them, and such links are provided for convenience only.

No Warranty

The accuracy and reliability of the content on site is not guaranteed. The content from or through site is provided “as is” and all warranties, either express or implied are disclaimed including without limitation, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Affec and its licensors assume no liability for any errors, bugs, viruses, omissions or other problems with the content on site. To the fullest extent of the law, affec makes no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever with respect to the content on site or the materials, information and functions made accessible by the software used or accessed through site, for services or hypertext links to third party sites or for any breach of security associated with the transmission of sensitive information through site or any further linked site. Affec does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to any site and operation of affec site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of the affec’s control.

Limitation of Liability

In no event is affec liable for any special or consequential damages that are directly or indirectly related to the use of, or the inability to use, the services on any affec web site, even if affec has been advised of the possibility of such damages and you hereby waive any such claims against affec, its licensors and vendors and release affec, its licensors and vendors from all liability arising out of such claims. Some states do not allow the exclusions or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation and exclusion may not apply to you. Affec shall not be liable for any damages, whether arising out of claims of negligence, breach of contract, breach of warranty, strict liability, gross negligence, intentional misconduct, or any other conduct whatsoever.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AFFEC and its employees, agents, successors, officers and assigns, from any and all suits, losses, claims demands, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and paralegal fees) that AFFEC may sustain or incur, arising from or out of: (i) your failure to comply with any applicable laws and/or regulations; (ii) your breach of any of its obligations set forth in these Terms; or (iii) your use of site.


AFFEC agrees to adhere to all applicable United States federal and state laws and standard practices relating to the collection and use of personal and other information from users of or visitors to all AFFEC web sites.


The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to conflict of laws provisions. You and AFFEC agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes hereunder and venue in an appropriate state or federal court located in the State of Oregon. Except as expressly stated herein, the Terms represent the entire understanding between you and AFFEC with respect to site.


Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices shall be given by email to (in the case of AFFEC) or to the email address you provide to AFFEC during the registration process (in your case), or such other address as the party shall specify. Notice shall be deemed given 24 hours after email is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid or unless AFFEC receives notification that the message cannot be delivered by email. Alternatively, we may give you notice by overnight courier or certified mail, postage prepaid and return receipt requested, to the address provided to AFFEC during the registration process. In such case, notice shall be deemed given 3 days after the date of mailing.

Restrictions on Use of A Family for Every Child’s Site

Some Content on site may be subject to United States Export Controls. No Content from AFFEC may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of the Export Control Act. By downloading the Content from the Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in or a national or resident of any such country.

Amendments to the Terms

AFFEC reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of site at any time, including the availability of any features, database, or Content, and will provide reasonable notice of such changes on site. AFFEC may also impose limits on features or restrict access to parts of AFFEC’s web sites. The Terms may be amended at any time by posting amended terms on site. The amended terms shall be effective immediately upon posting to any location of Site.


AFFEC may terminate user access or suspend any user’s access to all or part of any of Site without notice for any conduct that AFFEC, in its sole discretion, believes violates any applicable law or is harmful to AFFEC, or if such party is found to have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with any of AFFEC’s web sites.

No Agency

You and AFFEC are independent contractors, and no employee-employer, partnership, agency, joint venture or franchiser-franchisee relationship is created, or is intended to be created, by the Terms.