The Department of Children and Families (DCF) cares for children of all ages, from infancy to 18, and from all ethnic and economic backgrounds. Most of the children waiting to be adopted are between 6 and 12 years old. There is no cost to adopt a child.
Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange exists to bring prospective adoptive families and children waiting for adoption one step closer to becoming a family.
From the Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Children & Families provides information for prospective and adoptive parents, for adopted people, and for pregnant women, birth mothers, fathers and relatives.
Medline Plus: Information on Adoption
Medline Plus provides information on how to adopt, on coping with adoption, and on other adoption related issues.
This website provides information and resources for birth parents and adoptive parents.