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Massachusetts Adoption Directory

 

Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

 

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Statewide Foster Care Recruitment Line
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State Adoption Specialist
Massachusetts Department of Social Services
Leo Farley
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 748-2267
Toll Free: (800) 543-7508
Fax: (617) 261-7437
World Wide Web: http://www.state.ma.us/dss/Adoption/AD_Overview.htm
E-mail: Leo.farley@state.ma.us

State Foster Care Manager
Massachusetts Department of Social Services
Patricia Autori
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 748-2263, Ext: 525
Fax: (617) 261-7437
World Wide Web: http://www.state.ma.us/dss/FosterCare/FC_Overview.htm
E-mail: patricia.autori@state.ma.us

State Licensing Specialist
Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services
Central Office
Kime McDowell
1 Ashburton Place, Room 1105
Boston, MA 02218
(617) 626-2000
Fax: (617) 626-2028
World Wide Web: http://www.qualitychildcare.org/

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State ICPC Administrator
Massachusetts Department of Social Services
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 748-2374
Fax: (617) 261-7438

State Adoption Exchange/State Photolisting Service
Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. (MARE)
45 Franklin Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110-1301
(617) 542-3678
Toll Free: (800) 882-1176
Fax: (617) 542-1006
World Wide Web: http://www.mareinc.org

State Reunion Registry
Adoption Search Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Social Service
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 748-2240

Attorney Referral Service
Massachusetts Bar Association
20 West Street
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 338-0500
World Wide Web: http://www.massbar.org

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Local Public Agencies

Massachusetts Department of Social Services, Boston Unit
38 Wareham Street, 1st Floor
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 574-0550

Massachusetts Department of Social Services, Central Unit
340 Main Street, Suite 720
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 929-2130

Massachusetts Department of Social Services, Metro Unit
30 Mystic Street
Arlington, MA 02174-1155
(781) 641-8500

Massachusetts Department of Social Services, Northeast Unit
15 Union Street, 2nd Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 557-2700
Toll Free: (800) 432-1824

Massachusetts Department of Social Services, Southeast Unit
141 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02401
(508) 894-3700
Toll Free: (800) 432-6240

Massachusetts Department of Social Services, West Unit
1537 Main Street, 2nd floor
Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 452-3350

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Licensed Private Adoption Agencies

(* Indicates Agencies with Intercountry Programs)

A Red Thread Adoption Services
681 Washington Street, Suite 12
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-2428
Toll Free: (888) 871-9699
E-mail: redthreadadopt@aol.com

Act of Love Adoptions
734 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02476
Toll Free: (800) 277-5387

*Adoption Resource Center at Brightside
2112 Riverdale Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 827-4315
World Wide Web: http://www.brightsideadoption.org
E-mail: info@brightsideadoption.org

Adoption Resources
1340 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02159
(617) 332-2218

AdoptionLink
Jewish Family Services of Greater Springfield, Inc.
15 Lenox Street
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 737-2601

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Adoptions With Love, Inc.
188 Needham Street, Suite 250
Newton, MA 02164
(617) 965-2496
Toll Free: (800) 722-7731

*Alliance for Children, Inc.
55 William Street, Suite G10
Wellesley, MA 02481-3902
(781) 431-7148
Fax: (781) 431-7474
World Wide Web: http://www.allforchildren.org
E-mail: info@allforchildren.org

*Alliance for Children, Inc.
55 William Street, Suite G10
Wellesley, MA 02481-3902
(781) 431-7148
Fax: (781) 431-7474
World Wide Web: http://www.allforchildren.org
E-mail: info@allforchildren.org

*American-International Children's Alliance (AICA)
PO Box 858
Marblehead, MA 01945
Toll Free: (866) 862-3678
Fax: (603) 658-6579
World Wide Web: http://www.adopting.com/aica
E-mail: adopt@mattbi.com

*Angel Adoptions, Inc.
11 Dix Street
Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 899-9222
World Wide Web: http://www.angel-adoptions.org
E-mail: adoption@angel-adoptions.org

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Beacon Adoption Center, Inc.
66 Lake Buel Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-2749
Fax: (413) 528-4311

Berkshire Center for Families and Children
480 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-8281

*Bethany Christian Services
1538 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845-6221
(978) 794-9800
Toll Free: (800) 941-4865
Fax: (978) 683-5676
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org
E-mail: bcsnandover@bethany.org

Boston Adoption Bureau, Inc.
14 Beacon Street, Suite 620
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 277-1336
Toll Free: (800) 338-2224

Bright Futures Adoption Center, Inc.
5 Broadview Street
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 263-5400
Toll Free: (877) 652-6678
Fax: (978) 266-1909
World Wide Web: http://www.bright-futures.org/
E-mail: adopt@comap.com

*Cambridge Family and Children's Services
929 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 876-4210
Toll Free: (800) 906-4163
World Wide Web: http://www.helpfamilies.org
E-mail: adoption@helpfamilies.org

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Catholic Charities Center of the Old Colony Area
686 N. Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 587-0815

Catholic Charities of Cambridge and Somerville
270 Washington Street
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-1920

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Worcester
10 Hammond Street
Worcester, MA 01610-1513
(508) 798-0191
Fax: (508) 797-5659

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Worcester, Inc.
53 Highland Avenue
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 343-4879

Catholic Social Services of Fall River, Inc.
783 Slade Street, PO Box M South Station
Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 674-4681
Fax: (508) 675-2224

Children's Aid and Family Services of Hampshire County, Inc.
8 Trumbull Road
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-5690
Fax: (413) 586-9436

Children's Friend
21 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 753-5425
Fax: (508) 757-7659

Children's Services of Roxbury, Inc.
504 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 542-2366
Fax: (617) 542-2369

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*China Adoption With Love, Inc
251 Harvard Street, Suite 17
Brookline, MA 02446
Toll Free: (800) 888-9812
Fax: (617) 232-8288
World Wide Web: http://www.chinaadoption.org
E-mail: cawli@aol.com

Concern
Counties Served: Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia
1 W. Main Street
Fleetwood, PA 19522
(610) 944-0445
Fax: (610) 944-1195
World Wide Web: www.concern4kids.org
E-mail: concerngbo@fast.net

*Concord Family Service Society, Inc.
111 Old Road to Nine Acre Cor., Suite 2002
Concord, MA 01742-4174
(978) 369-4909
Fax: (978) 371-1463

DARE Family Services
2 Electronics Avenue, Suite 7
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 750-0751
Fax: (978) 750-0749

DARE Family Services
17 Poplar Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 469-2311
Fax: (617) 469-3007

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Family and Children's Services of Catholic Charities
53 Highland Avenue
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 343-4879

*Florence Crittenton League
119 Hall Street
Lowell, MA 01854-9671
(978) 452-9671
Fax: (978) 970-0070
World Wide Web: http://www.fcleague.org/
E-mail: info@fcleague.org

Full Circle Adoptions
39 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-0007
Toll Free: (888) 452-3678
Fax: (413) 584-1624
World Wide Web: http://www.fullcircleadoptions.org
E-mail: adoption@fullcircleadoptions.com

*Gift of Life Adoption Services, Inc.
1087 Newman Avenue
Seekonk, MA 02771
(508) 761-5661
World Wide Web: http://www.giftoflife.cc
E-mail: giftoflife@giftoflife.cc

Hope Adoptions, Inc.
21 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 753-5425

*Interfaith Social Services
776 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02170
(617) 773-6203
Fax: (617) 472-4987
E-mail: iss@interfaithsocialserv.org

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Jewish Family and Children's Services Adoption Resources
1340 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02159
(617) 332-2218

*Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
475 Franklin Street, Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 875-3100
Fax: (508) 875-4373
World Wide Web: http://www.jfsmw.org
E-mail: info@jfsmw.org

Jewish Family Services of Worcester
646 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 755-3101
World Wide Web: http://www.jfsworcester.org
E-mail: info@jfsworcester.org

*Love the Children of Massachusetts
2 Perry Drive
Duxbury, MA 02332
(781) 934-0063

*Lutheran Social Services of New England
74 Elm Street, 2nd Floor
Worcester, MA 01609-2833
(508) 791-4488
Toll Free: (800) 286-9889
Fax: (508) 753-8051
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptlss.org/
E-mail: LSSadoptma@aol.com

*Maine Adoption Placement Service (MAPS)
Boston - International Office
400 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-2222
Fax: (617) 267-3331
World Wide Web: http://www.mapsadopt.org/
E-mail: mapsboston@aol.com

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Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities
439 South Union Street, Suite 4210
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 452-1421

*New Bedford Child and Family Services
1061 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 996-8572
World Wide Web: http://www.cfservices.org
E-mail: crocha@cfservices.org

Special Adoption Family Services
A Program of Communities for People
418 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-2801
(617) 572-3678
Fax: (617) 572-3611

*The Home for Little Wanderers
271 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-3700
Toll Free: (888) 466-3321
Fax: (617) 267-8142
World Wide Web: http://www.thehome.org
E-mail: mjanisch@thehome.org

United Homes for Children
90 Cushing Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 825-3300

United Homes for Children
1147 Main Street, Suite 209-210
Tewksbury, MA 01876
(978) 640-0089
Fax: (978) 640-9652

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*Wide Horizons For Children
Main Office
38 Edge Hill Road
Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 894-5330
Fax: (781) 899-2769
World Wide Web: http://www.whfc.org/
E-mail: info@whfc.org

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Adoptive/Foster Family Support Groups

A Program of Children's Friend
Debbi Giza
74 Elm Street, 2nd Floor
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 791-4488
Fax: (508) 753-9625

Adoption Connection
Susan Darke
11 Peabody Square, Room 6
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 532-1261

Adoption Counselors, Inc
Betty Laning
130 Temple Street
West Newton, MA 02465
(617) 969-7025

Adoptive Families Together, Inc.
Claire M. Juengst
418 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-2801
(617) 929-3800
Fax: (617) 929-3850
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptivefamilies.org
E-mail: claire.juengst@pobox.com

Boston Single Mothers By Choice
Martyn Levin
P.O. Box 600027
Newtonville, MA 02160-0001
(617) 964-9949

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Canton Area Adoptive Families Together
Julie Pelletier Rutkowski
104 Rockland Street
Canton, MA 02021
(718) 828-8797

Center for Family Connections
Joyce Maguire Pavao
350 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 547-0909
Toll Free: (800) 546-6328
Fax: (617) 497-5952
World Wide Web: http://www.kinnect.org
E-mail: kinnect@gis.net

Children's Advocacy Network
Martha Kearsley
615 Stage Road
Cummington, MA 01026
(413) 634-5062

 

Family Center Pre and Post Adoption Consulting Team
385 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 628-8815

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Latin American Adoptive Families
Marilyn Rowland
211 Turner Road
Falmouth, MA 02536
(508) 459-4525
World Wide Web: http://www.marisol.com/laaf/laafhome.htm
E-mail: laaf@marisol.com

Massachusetts Coalition for Adoption, Inc
Kim Stevens
504 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 445-6655, Ext: 346
Fax: (617) 445-4796
E-mail: kstevens@csrox.org

NE Home for Little Wanderers
Dianne Scanlon
271 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Open Door Society of New England
Joan Clark
1750 Washington Street
Holliston, MA 01746-2234
(508) 429-4260
Fax: (508) 429-2261
World Wide Web: http://www.odsma.org
E-mail: info@odsacone.org

Open Door Society of New England and North American Council on Adoptable Children State Representative
Terry Cummings
43 King Street
Groveland, MA 01834
(987) 521-6205
Toll Free: (800) 93A-DOPT

Raising Our Children's Children
Harriet Jackson Lyons
89 Ruthuen Street
Dorchester, MA 02121
(617) 541-3561

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Single Parents Adopting Children Everywhere
Claire Ryan
40 Smith Street
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 641-9816

Single Parents for the Adoption of Children Everywhere
Betsy Burch
6 Sunshine Avenue
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 655-5426

Stars of David International Inc.
Jewish Family Service of Greater Springfield Inc.
Chaia Wolf
15 Lenox Street
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 737-2601
World Wide Web: http://www.starsofdavid.org
E-mail: starsdavid@aol.com

Valerie Arsenault
59 Lyndale Avenue
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 689-3677

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Search Support Groups

Adoption Connection
11 Peabody Square, #6
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 532-1261
Fax: (978) 532-0427
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionconnection.qpg.com/
E-mail: s_darke@hotmail.com

Adoption Healing
Carolyn Canfield
87 Chestnut Street
East Falmount, MA 02536
(508) 457-7181
Fax: (508) 457-4875

Adoption Resource Center
Joyce Pavao
Box 383246
Cambridge, MA 02238-3246
(617) 547-0909

Cape Cod Adoption Connection
P.O. Box 336
Brewster, MA 02631
(508) 896-7332

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Libbi Campbell
Harvard Square, P.O. Box 396
Cambridge, MA 02238
(617) 328-3005
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org

Safe Harbor
RR 1, East Commercial Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667

The Family Center/PACT
385 Highland Avenue
Somerville,, MA 02144

TRY Resource Center
P.O. Box 989, 214 State Street
Northampton, MA 01061-0989
(413) 584-6599
World Wide Web: http://www.try.org
E-mail: try@try.org

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