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Links & Newsletters


The organizations below have e-newlsetters that can keep you informed about policy issues and news. To sign up for NACAC's policy alerts and e-mail newsletter, send us an e-mail and ask to receive our policy and news alerts.


Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption — News about the Foundation and the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids targeted recruitment program. Sign up for the e-newsletter
Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute — Policy, practice and research briefs on foster care and adoption-related matters. Sign up for the e-newsletter
National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections — Weekly update on best practice, webinars, tools, conferences and more – all with a focus on permanency for children and youth. Sign up for the e-newsletter
Child Welfare League of America — General child welfare news and information that covers a wide range of topics beyond foster care and adoption. Sign up for the e-newsletter

Children’s Bureau Express —  Links to the latest federal child welfare news, including the announcement of CB discretionary grant awards, the latest from the T&TA Network, reports from other U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agencies, and more. re Sign up for the e-newsletter


Child Welfare Information GatewayConnects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. We feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.

Adoption Council of Canada —  Is the umbrella organization for adoption in Canada. Based in Ottawa, the ACC raises public awareness of adoption, promotes placement of waiting children and stresses the importance of post-adoption services. Our services include a quarterly newsletter, a resource library, referrals, and conference planning.

Adoption Council of Ontario
— Is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 1987 by representatives of the adoption community. Our vision is to connect the voices of adoption in Ontario, including birth parents, adoptees, adoptive parents, and adoption professionals from Ontario. View newsletters




North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
970 Raymond Avenue, Suite 106
St. Paul, MN 55114
phone: 651-644-3036
fax: 651-644-9848