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Orphan Care Resources is YOUR place to share and find the adoption and orphan care resources you need! By bringing together the knowledge and experience of hundreds of organizations, experts, and passionate believers who have responded to God’s call to care for the fatherless, and then making that information easily available, OrphanCareResources.org is equipping believers to care for orphans. Whether you are an individual, lead a church orphan ministry, or work with an adoption or orphan care organization, learn how orphancareresources.org can serve you! http://orphancareresources.org/
Christian Alliance for Orphans
“The Christian Alliance for Orphans (Alliance) works to ignite and equip individuals and churches for effective, Christ-honoring service to orphans.
The Alliance represents an uncommon unity of many of the nation’s most respected Christian organizations and churches. Together, we seek to work and speak with a unified voice, joined by shared commitment to both the Gospel and the orphan.”
You can find a list of members on their web site in five categories:
• Foster Care
• International Orphan Care – nonprofit organizations
• Involved Churches
Find out more info on their web site:
The CoMission for Children at Risk
“The CoMission for Children at Risk exists to equip, resource and network Christian leaders, organizations, churches and individuals to minister more effectively to orphans and street children in Russia and Eastern Europe. “
This link will provide you with comprehensive list of organizations categorized based on specific region and/or area of ministry.
You can also find a lot of statistics for many Eastern European Countries, Including Russia.
The Joint Council advocates for, and protects the right of every child to a safe, permanent and loving family. Due to Joint Council being in 52 countries, it has some very useful information on the latest in adoption world by country. Visit Joint Council Web site
If you have adopted and struggling with parenting of a child/children that came from a rough background, we recommend the resources and teachings by Dr. Karyn Purvis, Director of The Institute of Child Development at TCU. It offers "Seven Insights" and "Seven Gifts" for parents and caregivers to help your child overcome the effects of trauma, neglect or abuse and to aid in your child's journey of healing. The Connected Child offers hope and healing to thousands of adoptive and foster families. Together with Michael & Amy Monroe, she has also written Created To Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child, a study guide that is designed to help illuminate the biblical principles that serve as the foundation for the philosophy and interventions detailed in The Connected Child.