American Academy of Adoption Attorneys – http://www.adoptionattorneys.org
Lists adoption attorneys from across the country and in Canada.
Adoptive Families of America Magazine – http://www.adoptivefamilies.com
The leading adoptive parents’ magazine and a good and reliable website.
North American Council on Adoptable Children – http://www.nacac.org
Excellent site for special needs adoption issues, particularly state specific adoption subsidy materials.
TN Department of Children’s Services – http://www.tn.gov/dcs/section/foster-care-adoption
For information regarding adoption and foster care through the State of Tennessee.
Evan B. Donaldson – http://www.adoptioninstitute.org
Information for adoption professionals, research, policy and practice. Their e-mail newsletter is excellent to keep apprised of current events in adoption.
National Adoption Information Clearinghouse – http://www.childwelfare.gov/
Clearinghouse connects professionals and interested individuals to information on programs, research, legislation, and statistics to promote the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.
Intercountry Adoption – US Department of State
Citizenship Information – US Department of State
Tennessee Vital Records – http://www.tn.gov/health/section/vital-records
Information on ordering information regarding births, deaths, marriages and divorce.
Internal Revenue Service – http://www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=96452,00.html
IRS information regarding Adoption Tax Identification Number.
Internal Revenue Service – http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc607.html
IRS information regarding the Adoption Tax Credit – Publication 968