Go Adopt

Thinking about adoption?

The LHC “Go Adopt” initiative acts like air traffic control; we’re not an adoption agency, but we do want to provide you with resources that will point you in the direction that’s right for you and your family.

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“In memory of two loving sisters, Lillian and Margaret”

HELP ME ADOPT

STEP 1

E-mail Love Has Come. We’re here to answer your questions & help get you pointed in the right direction!

STEP 2

After we’ve met with you we’ll personally introduce you to one of the most respected and free adoption resources in the US.

RESOURCES

BOOKS

GENERAL

So You Want to Adopt…Now What? by Sara Dormon
Orphanalogy by Tony Merida and Rick Morton
Adopted for Life by Russell Moore
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge
The Whole Life Adoption Book by Jayne E. Schooler
Making Room in Your Hearts by Micky Duxbury
Adoption Parenting by Jean Macleod and Sheena Macrae
Inside Transracial Adoption by Gail Steinberg and Beth Hall

DOMESTIC ADOPTION

Children of Open Adoption and Their Families by Kathleen Siber and Patricia Martinez Dorner
My Child is a Mother: A True and Happy Story About Open Adoption by Mary Stephenson
Arms Open Wide by Jane Waters
The Open Adoption Book: A Guide to Adoption Without Tears by Bruce Rappaport
Black Baby, White Hands by Jaiya John

INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION

Because They Waited video series by Heart of the Matter Seminars
The Complete Book of International Adoption by Dawn Davenport

SPECIAL NEEDS ADOPTION

The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family by Karen B. Purvis, David R. Cross, and Wendy Lyons Sunshine
Battle Cries: Justice for Kids with Special Needs by Miriam Edelson
In Time and With Love: Caring for the Special Needs Baby by Marilyn Segal

FOR ADOPTEES

The Day We Met You by Phoebe Koehler
My Special Family: A Children’s Book About Open Adoption by Kathleen Silber
I Wished for You by Marrianne Richmond
Shaoey and Dot by Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman
Did My First Mother Love Me? A Story for an Adopted Child by Kathryn Ann Miller

FOR TEENS

Special Kind of Love by Judy Baer
About David by Susan Pfeffer
No Turning Back by Judy Baer
Rewind by William Sleator
Someone to Love by Francess Lantz
Who Am I by Charlene Giannetti

WEBSITES

Show Hope – www.showhope.org
LifeSong for Orphans – www.lifesongfororphans.org
God’s Grace Adoption Ministry – www.ggam.org
Project Hopeful – www.projecthopeful.org
Gift of Adoption Fund – www.giftofadoption.org
A Child Waits – www.achildwaits.org
Ibsen Adoption Network – www.ibsenadoptionnetwork.com
Our Creator’s Hope – www.ourcreatorshope.com
Reece’s Rainbow – www.reecesrainbow.org
The ABBA fund – www.abbafund.org
National Adoption Foundation – www.fundyouradoption.org
Christian Family Adoptions – www.christianfamilyadoptions.org/financing-adoption.php

ADOPTION AGENCIES

MONTANA

Sacred Portion (International Adoption) – www.sacredportion.org
Lutheran Social Services (domestic) – www.lssmt.org
Catholic Social Services (domestic) – www.cssmt.org

UNITED STATES

Chinese Children Adoption International/Haiti Adopt – www.chinesechildren.org
HOLT – www.holtinternational.org
Hope International – www.hopeadoption.org
Bethany Christian Services – www.bethany.org
All God’s Children – www.allgodschildren.org
Rainbow Kids – www.rainbowkids.com
Christian World Adoption – www.cwa.org/index.htm

ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING ADOPTION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Show Hope – www.showhope.org
LifeSong for Orphans – www.lifesongfororphans.org
God’s Grace Adoption Ministry – www.ggam.org
Project Hopeful – www.projecthopeful.org
Gift of Adoption Fund – www.giftofadoption.org
A Child Waits – www.achildwaits.org
Ibsen Adoption Network – www.ibsenadoptionnetwork.com
Our Creator’s Hope – www.ourcreatorshope.com
Reece’s Rainbow – www.reecesrainbow.org
The ABBA fund – www.abbafund.org
National Adoption Foundation – www.fundyouradoption.org
Christian Family Adoptions – www.christianfamilyadoptions.org/financing-adoption.php

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