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ALMA Society (Adoptees' Liberty Movement Association)

International network. Founded 1971. Provides moral support and guidance for adopted children in finding their birth parents and/or siblings. Also helps parents find the children they gave up for adoption. Open to foster children (ages 18+). International reunion registry. One-time tax deductible contribution $50.
ALMA Society
P.O. Box 85
Denville, NJ 07834
Fax: 973-586-1358
Verified: 7/11/2012

Concerned United Birthparents, Inc.

National. 11 branches. Founded 1976. Support for adoption-affected people in coping with adoption. Prevention of unnecessary separations. Dues $40/yr. Online chatroom, quarterly newsletter, pen pals and phone network. Provides assistance in starting local groups.
Concerned United Birthparents
P.O. Box 341442
Los Angeles, CA 90034-9442
Voice: 1-800-822-2777
Fax: 858-712-3317
Verified: 7/2/2012

Adoption Crossroads

International. 475 affiliated groups. Founded 1986. Mutual support for persons separated by adoption. Referrals to adoption search and support groups. Newsletter, phone support and conferences. Provides information and referrals to support group meetings. Assistance in starting groups.
c/o Joe Soll
74 Lakewood Dr.
Congers, NY 10920
Voice: 845-268-0283
Fax: 845-267-2736
Verified: 7/11/2012

Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network

International. Mission is to support networking and build understanding among adoptees, adoptive families, Koreans and Korean Americans. Annual conference and year-round newsletter.
P.O. Box 714
Camp Hill, PA 17001
Voice: 717-574-3629
Verified: 7/26/2012

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