Here’s a list of great children’s books that help kids understand that all families are different and that what matters most is love.
Community resources, supports, and groups for LGBTQIA+ people.
This chart compares Adoption and Guardianship options in WA state for kinship caregivers when reunification is not possible.
The Capacity Building Center for Tribes has compiled a number of webinars and articles to support Two-Spirit and Native LGBTQ Youth.
The LGBT Network put together this list of 25 LGBTQ Affirming Children’s Books for each age range.
Ambiguous loss—a feeling of grief or distress combined with confusion about the lost person or relationship—is a normal aspect of adoption.
The decision to search for the now adult child you placed for adoption is a momentous one and requires adequate preparation. It is important to be clear what your reasons are for searching and to consider what the implications of a reunion might be to you, your family and to the adoptee.
Post-reunion relationships change over time and, like all relationships, may need to be worked at. This may be ongoing over many years as life experiences can impact on your relationship with one another.
The decision to search for a birthparent often takes courage and requires adequate preparation. It is important to be clear what your reasons are for searching and how that may impact your birthparent.