January/February #161 : Adoption Issues - by Glenn Townes

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January / February 2010

Adoption Issues

by Glenn Townes

Adoption Assistance
Key resources for HIV-positive people who want to adopt a child

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
HIV/AIDS Project
125 Broad St., 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10004
Website: aclu.org/hiv-aids
Provides general information to individuals facing discrimination and civil rights issues. Offers legal referrals in discrimination cases.

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
870 Market St., Ste. 370
San Francisco, CA 94102
Website: nclrights.org
Provides direct legal services to LGBT people and their families and does advocacy work to advance and ensure this group’s human and civil rights.

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA)
P.O. Box 33053
Washington, DC 20033
Website: adoptionattorneys.org
Provides names of adoption attorneys by state. Access the listing online for individual contact information.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
800. 777.4723
Website: hrc.org
Provides information for connecting to adoption agencies with inclusive policies, offers advice about best practices and has a legal department to handle intake calls and make the appropriate referrals.

The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID)
P.O. Box 6836
Arlington, VA 22206
Website: inciid.org
Provides information to couples and individuals exploring their family-building options. Connects clients with a network of adoption professionals who provide specific services to people with special needs. (Note: INCIID is pronounced in-side.)

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