Adoption Information Links
Listed below are links to other adoption resources that we hope you find helpful. If you would like to speak with a St. Mary’s counselor regarding any adoption issue, please call 1-847-870-8181.
Financial Assistance For Adoptive Families
The National Council for Adoption believes that all loving families should be able to open their arms to children in need, and we are happy to provide assistance and information on getting past the financial hurdles that may stand in your way of adopting. For information, visit their web site by clicking here.
Affording Adoption is a comprehensive site dedicated to assisting adoptive families seeking financial assistance. For more information, visit their web site by clicking here.
A Child Waits Foundation offers loan assistance to adoptive families. For more information, call (866) 9445 or click here.
Gift of Adoption Fund provides grants to assist adoptive couples. Contact them by visiting their web site by clicking here.
Bright Futures Foundation supports international adoption by providing grants to adoptive families. For information, click here.
God’s Grace Adoption Ministry awards grants to adoptive families of Christian faith. Contact them by calling (209) 572-4539 or visit their web site by clicking here.
Employee Benefits – Check with your employer for possible benefits. Reimbursements for expenses or a tax deduction on adjusted gross income may be available.
Military Benefit – Active personnel may qualify for a $2,000 reimbursement. Information can be obtained by visiting the web site military.adoption.com.