The internet can provide a wealth of information though its often hard to know who to trust as a verified source. The Coalition curates and recommends a wide variety or helpful online resources and links included national organizations, New York specific agencies and hesitance, relevant adoption, foster and kinship blogs and even a list just for kids!
National Service Information Links
Begin exploring an array of websites with comprehensive information and links to online resources to inform and support foster, kinship and adoptive families and advocates in understanding and obtaining helping services and resources to meet children’s needs.
New York State Helping Websites
Our List of New York State Specific websites and organizations provide a wide array of services to support adoptive, foster and kinship families. From special education to LGBTQ support to legal advice, you will find information you need.
Kinship, Foster Care and Adoption Blogs and Online Communities
Using social media sites such as blogs, email groups, and Facebook pages can be a wonderful way to connect with, and gain a different perspectives from, others within the adoption, kinship and foster care community. It can also be overwhelming to sort through the hundreds of options. Here are a few that we have found to be of particular interest.
Online Spaces Just For Kids
This section has been created for those youths that have been in foster care or have been adopted. This information is provided to help those most affected learn about their rights, the laws and regulations that affect their lives.
If you know a great organization or link that is missing from our lists, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions!