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Resources for singles

DSC_0559Debbie Driessen-Grika, a social worker and home study provider for expats who want to adopt while living abroad, provided While Abroad with a reference list for single people. Her list includes resources to help those in all phases of the adoption process.

Single Parent Resource Center
31 E. 28th Street, NY, NY 10016

The Daddy Question, Adoptive Families Magazine.

Single Parent Adoption
Includes resources, information, and support for both domestic and international adoption.

Single Parent Adoption:
One Mom Shares the Joys and Realities. Provides a personal perspective on the experiences of single-parent adoption.

Single Parent Adoption A historical perspective on single-parent adoptions.



Adopting On Your Own: The Complete Guide to Adoption for Single Parentsby Lee Varon (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000)

Single Mothers By Choice: A Guidebook for Single Women Who Are Considering or Have Chosen Motherhood by Jane Mattes

And Baby Makes Two (video)

Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide by Mikki Morrissette

Adoption Parenting
by Jean MacLeod and Sheena Macrae

Books for children with single parents

The Family Book by Todd Parr

Hug by Jez Alborough

Families are Different by Nina Pellegrini

Mama Always Comes Home by Karma Wilson

The Best Single Mom in the World: How I Was Adopted (Concept Books (Albert Whitman)

Read the full interview with Debbie about single parent adoption.

Debbie Driessen-Grika, MSW, LSW, works for American Adoption Professionals Abroad. When not traveling for work, she divides her time between the US and Germany. You can reach her:
Tel# 001-856-428-1670 (US phone number)

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