Email us

Joan Hadersbeck,
Executive Director

218 S. Main St.
Rockford, MI 49341
616.866.8223

adoptionadvocates@charter.net

Sheri Schmidt,
Social Work Supervisor

616.457.0189

sheriaa@sbcglobal.net

RESOURCES

  • AdoptAmericaNetwork.org – domestic special needs adoption for children in foster care
  • Adoption.com – comprehensive adoption resources
  • Rainbowkids.com – an online international adoption publication
  • Adopting.com – the largest adoption resources index on the Internet
  • JCICS.org – Joint Council for International Children's Services
  • Tapestrybooks.com – books on adoption for children, adoptive parents and professionals; complete adoption book selections for the adoption process
  • MayoClinic.com/health/reactive-attachment-disorder – Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Resolve.org – RESOLVE is the National Infertility Association. It is a non-profit organization that has assisted people in resolving their infertility by providing information, support and advocacy, for more than 20 years.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATION

  • IRS.gov/taxtopics/tc607.html – adoption tax credit
  • ShaohannahsHope.org – Shaohannah's Hope
  • Achildwaits.org. – A Child Waits Foundation. They provide low interest loans for families who have Exhausted other financial options and could not proceed with their adoption without our help.
  • AffordingAdoption.com – Affording Adoption
  • BrittanysHope.org – Brittany's Hope Foundation has provided grants to many of the families who adopted our waiting children from various countries. If you want to support this wonderful organization and their mission, please contact them directly

MEDICAL INFORMATION REVIEW FOR YOUR REFERRAL

  • Dana Johnson, MD, Ph.D.
    International Adoption Clinic
    The University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
    612-626-2928
  • Anna Maria Oniciu MD
    248-644-1221 or 586-268-7110
  • Sarah Springer, M.D.
    Lisa Naiver, M.D.
    Adoption Resource Center of Pittsburgh
    412-575-5805
  • Jane Ellen Aronson, M.D.
    Winthrop Pediatric Associates
    516-663-4417
    OrphanDoctor.com