Resources

The following websites may be useful to adult adoptees, birth parents, adult birth siblings, and adoptive parents in obtaining additional information. By clicking on any of the links below you will exit our website. CFSM, Inc. is not responsible for second or third party website content, and assumes no liability for information or services obtained as a result of visiting any website listed.

Adoption.com
The Adoption.com Library is a site devoted to articles and stories related to the various sides of adoption and foster parenting. You will also find information on …, adoption laws for each state and a comprehensive glossary of adoption terminology, used in the Library as well as throughout the adoption community.

Adoption.org
Whether you're looking to place or to adopt, it's important to sort through all of your options. Take the time to research and study. Don't make a final decision until you're ready. Once you feel that you're ready for the next few steps of your journey, move forward with hope and confidence.

Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)
The Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange is an information and referral service for prospective adoptive parents interested in adopting children with "special needs," and for adoption workers looking for homes for these children.

Michigan Court Directory
Court & Public Resources; Legal Community; News Center; Opinions & Orders.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - MDHHS
Adoption; Child Care; Child Support; Child Welfare Reform; Domestic Violence; Foster Care; Hotlines; Juvenile Justice; Licensing; Protective Services.

MDHS - Listing of Child Placing Agencies
Statewide Search for Licensed Child Welfare Facilities; Licensed Child Welfare Facilities include Child Caring Institutions, Child Placing Agencies and Court Operated Facilities.

Michigan Federation for Children and Families
The mission of the Michigan Federation for Children and Families is to unite private, nonprofit human service providers, advocates, customers, individuals and funders to...influence public policy in support of children, families and individuals' reaching their full potential; identify, develop and implement efficient and effective services to Michigan's most vulnerable children and families; and support and enhance the ability of Michigan's private, nonprofit agencies to provide human services.