Government Agencies

Adoption involves a lot of paperwork, and this can be both confusing and cumbersome at times. We have links to government offices in each state to help you quickly find the right people who can answer specific questions about the adoption process and registration in your state.

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Government Agencies



Alabama Dept of Human Resources - Adoption

Alabama Foster And Adoptive Parent Association (AFAPA)

(888) 545-2372

Alabama Post Adoption Connections (APAC)

(866) 803-2722

Alaska Center for Resource Families

815 2nd Ave #202 Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

(907) 479-7307

Alaska Office of Children's Services - Adoption and Guardianship


Arizona Dept of Child Safety - Adoption

Department of Child Safety PO Box 6030, S/C C010-23 Phoenix, Arizona 85005-6030


Arkansas Adoption Project

Lillie Owens,


Arkansas Dept of Human Services - Division of Children and Family Services

Rochelle Parker, State Adoption Specialist,

O Box 1437 Slot S565 Little Rock, AR 72203-1437

(501) 682-8435

California Department of Social Services - Adoption

Laurel Coates, Adoptions Services Bureau Chief,

744 P Street Ms 8-12-31 Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 651-8089

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