Adoption Resources 



Child Welfare Information Gateway

This site contains a National Adoption Directory containing state specific public and private licensed adoption agencies. It also contains state specific information on adoption laws and adoption and post-adoption assistance.

NAMI Respite in Maine

NAMI Maine Family Respite exists to assist families by enabling a much needed break in the responsibility of caring for a child with significant developmental delays and behavioral or emotional disorders.

Through a certified provider network, trained per diem staff are available to care for children with special needs in their communities so that their parents can get a break. Qualified applicants can earn extra income while providing short-term relief to families of children with disabilities and special needs