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Adoptee Support & Resources

Being adopted can shape a person’s life in many different ways. Whether you are an adoptee struggling to overcome adoption-related issues, or you simply want to connect with others who have had similar experiences, there are a growing number of resources available to you.
In the articles below, learn more about adoptee support groups and forums, scholarship opportunities for adopted youth, and counseling services that may be beneficial for adopted adults and children. Connect with other adoptees’ stories through adoption blogs and books, and find tips for sharing your own story with the people around you.
Your adoption story is uniquely your own — but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone. If you are looking for support and connection as you explore your adoption journey and what it means to you, these adoptee resources are a great place to start.

Adoptee Support Groups

Adoptee Support Groups

Adoptee support groups can be helpful for adopted adults who need a sense of connection, community and understanding. Adoption forums for adoptees have their drawbacks, but...

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Scholarships for Adoptees

Scholarships for Adoptees

Many young students who were adopted wonder, “Are there college scholarships for adopted children?” Yes, scholarships for adopted students do exist. Here’s how to find them...

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Counseling for Adopted Adults and Children

Counseling for Adopted Adults and Children

Counseling for adopted adults can be an important way for adoptees who struggle with adoption-related trauma to begin to heal and move forward. Not all adoptees...

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Adoptee Blogs and Websites

Adoptee Blogs and Websites

Reading or writing adoptee blogs can be a way for adoptees to connect, share and learn with one another and the larger adoption community. Here’s our...

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Best Adoption Books for Adoptees

Best Adoption Books for Adoptees

Adoption books for adoptees well as books written by adoptees offer adopted adults and children a way to connect with experiences similar to their own, explore...

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Talking About Your Adoption Story as an Adoptee

Talking About Your Adoption Story as an Adoptee

Some adoptees feel completely comfortable talking about adoption with newer people in their lives. Others find sharing their adoption story to be uncomfortable. You’re never obligated...

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