Adoption Information Links
Listed below are links to other adoption resources that we hope you fund helpful. If you would like to speak with a St. Mary’s counselor regarding any adoption issue, please call 1-847-870-8181.
Illinois Department of Public Health
Society for the Preservation of Human Dignity (PHD)
Illinois Adoption Registry
Episcopal Charities and Community Services
Save Abandoned Babies Foundation
National Council for Adoption
Chicago Area Families for Adoption
Adoptive Families Today
Adoptive Families Magazine
Midwest Adoption Center
Mom at Last
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 at www.adoptioncouncil.org.
Affording Adoption is a comprehensive site dedicated to assisting adoptive families seeking financial assistance. For more information, visit their web site at www.affordingadoption.com.
A Child Waits Foundation offers loan assistance to adoptive families. For more information, call (866) 999-2445 or go to www.achildwaits.org.
Gift of Adoption Fund provides grants to assist adoptive couples. Contact them by visiting their web site at www.giftofadoption.org.
Bright Futures Foundation supports international adoption by providing grants to adoptive families. For information, visit www.brightfuturesfoundation.org.
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 at www.ggam.org.
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.