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Our Mission
Adoption-Link serves children, birth parents and adoptive families of all races, cultures and orientations in domestic and international adoption. We also provide humanitarian services and support to all families including multi-racial, HIV+ and those with special needs. We believe all children have a right to a loving and permanent home.
Our Vision
Adoption-Link protects and enjances the lives of children while providing a supportive network, rooted in dignity, to all families.

Informational Meetings

Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:00-12:00 PM

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM

Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00-12:00 PM

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:00-9:00 PM

Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00-12:00 PM

1111 South Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60302

Pre-registration is required. Please call (708) 524-1433 or email us at info@adoption-link.org to register. Regularly scheduled informational meetings provide details regarding Adoption-Link's domestic and international programs. Meetings will be led by Adoption-Link staff and an adoptive family, when available, who has already brought a child home. This family will describe its experiences and be available to answer your questions. All interested prospective parents, married or single, and/or their friends and adult family members are welcome to attend!                    

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For Birth Parents
If you are a birth mother and would like to talk to one of our social workers 24 hours a day please call 1-800-401-3906. Birth parents are the heart of our work. Adoption-Link respects and honors your choices. Our pledge is to answer all of your questions and provide you and your child with the most loving families, counseling, and help with legally allowable expenses. Learn More ...

To meet some of our waiting families click here
Domestic Program
Since 1992, Adoption-Link has specialized in placing African-American, bi-racial and multi-racial children. We have placed over 800 children and firmly believe that all children of all races have a right to a permanent home. Learn more about our Domestic adoption program.
Haiti Adoption Program
We work with a wonderful organization in Haiti called Foundation Enfant de l’ Jesus. There are currently two beautiful facilities located near Kenskoff and Lamardelle, Haiti that are home to healthy children and HIV+ children, many of them under 3 years of age. Sibling groups are available. Learn more about our Haiti adoption program.
DRC Adoption Program


Our Services
INTRODUCING SEED-LINKS: Adoption-Link’s newest program offering homestudy only services to families who wish to pursue embryo adoption. Learn more about our embryo adoption home study services.

Adoption-Link also provides home studies in Illinois for families who are pursuing domestic as well as international adoption. Even if you are not using one of Adoption-Link’s programs for placement of a child, we can still provide all of the home study and post placement services for your adoption if you live in the greater Chicago area or Bloomington/Normal areas of Illinois. Learn more about our domestic home study only services or our international home study only services.
Chances by Choice (Domestic & International HIV+)
Chances by Choice specializes in providing domestic and internationally born HIV exposed children, and the families who support them, the resources to thrive. Chances by Choice takes a multi-dimensional approach to providing life enhancing services for HIV exposed children in order to integrate these children into society, whether that be in their birth or adoptive country. Learn more about Chances by Choice.
Adoption-Link does not require biological or adoptive parents to sign any document that purports to waive claims against the agency (intentional, reckless acts, omission or gross negligence)
The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity disignated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA's website at: http://coanet.org/programs/hague-accreditation-and-approval/public-comment/ (copy and paste in your browser)

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Adoption-Link is a not for profit licensed child welfare agency #287866

1113 South Boulevard, Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 524-1433