Asian Girls Ignite

This nonprofit organization provides educational programs for AANHPI (Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander) youth who want to celebrate their individual and collective power.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

This resource provides educational materials, financial resources, and support options for families affected by cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. This page discusses therapies, medications,…

Mesothelioma Hope

Mesothelioma Hope has long provided free mesothelioma resources about cancer treatments, specialists, financial assistance, and more. This page particularly focuses on helping families discuss cancer…

23andMe

23&Me is a popular genetic testing service and using this service is a good start for adoptees on their birth family search journey. Their website…

Ancestry DNA

Ancestry DNA is a popular genealogy company. They offer clear-cut historical insights, rich geographic details, connect you to the places in the world where your…

FamilyTreeDNA

This is a well-known genetic testing company and is a division of Gene by Gene. It was founded in 2000 and pioneered the field of…

MyHeritage

MyHeritage is another popular genealogy platform. They search for people whose DNA matches users. Their technology reveals the percentage of DNA you share with your…

WeGene

WeGene is a Chinese DNA company. Their Personal Genome Service test generates genetic health risk reports using qualitative genotyping to detect select clinically relevant variants…

GEDmatch

GEDmatch is a free DNA site built for genetic genealogy research. They offer users opportunities to engage in forums, compare DNA files with all testing…

China Family Search

This is a resource page for Chinese adoptees interested in searching for birth family. It offers information and resources for both the adoptive parent and…

Research-China

This website details the sociopolitical circumstances of China. It examines the causes of the One Child Policy, as well as recent causes and events regarding…

The Roots of Love

This is a Chinese adoptee family reunion project with multiple professional searchers working in China. They offer free DNA testing for potential birth relatives and…

Birth Family Search Russia

The lawyer who heads this organization has undertaken more than 600 birth family searches throughout Russia and former Soviet Republics. This is a great resource…

Korea Adoption Services

KAS allows birth families to search for the biological children and adoptees to search for their biological family. They offer post-adoption services, including birth country…

International Child Search Alliance (ICSA)

This organization was founded in 2018 by an all-volunteer international group of adoptees and adoptive parents. They offer reliable information and promote awareness in China…

Chilean Adoptees Worldwide

This organization is a global platform for Chilean Adoptees. It strives to bring awareness about and connect adoptees and birth families in Chile. Birth family…

CACH-ALL

This is a support group for families and adoptees in the UK who have completed international adoption. They have in-person meetups, social media connection, as…

Adoptiepedia

This interest group provides support for international adoptees. They discuss racism, identity, and birth family searches. It’s based in the Netherlands and is for all…

Bao Bei Hui Jia

Bao Bei Hui Jia is a Chinese birth family searching site where users can post searching posters for free. Users are encouraged to provide information…

Nanchang Project

The Nanchang Project is a program for creating community and sharing resources for Chinese adoptees searching for birth family. Their goal is to provide adoptees…

LGBT National Help Center Call Services

The LGBT National Help Center serves LGBTQ+ folks who need free and confidential peer support and local resources. Their page features hotlines, an online peer…

National Coalition for LGBTQ Health

These services are available to everybody in the queer community. This coalition is improves the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals through federal and local…

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

This organization serves LGBTQ+ youth in learning institutions. GLSEN works to activate supportive educators, uplift student-led movements, conduct extensive research, provide resources for educators, and…

GSA Network

The Genders & Sexualities Alliances (GSAs)serves LGBTQ+ youth in their local communities. GSAs clubs are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ youth and allies to fight…

House of Rainbow

House of Rainbow serves LGBTQ+ people of color and faith. This organization works to combat religious homophobia and validates the belonging of LGBTQ+ in religious…

Asian Pride Project

This organization celebrates LGBTQ+ and API families and communities through artforms (writing, films, photography). They tell the stories of LGBTQ+ triumphs and struggles in the…

QMUNITY

This organization offers ten counseling sessions at a reduced cost and free sessions are available to people who cannot afford the fee. Services are available…

Trikone

This is a volunteer-based non-profit organization for LGBTQ+ South Asians. Their mission is to unite people and affirm their South Asian identity and sexual orientation.…

Satrang

This non-profit organization serves the South Asian LGBTQ+ community by promoting awareness, acceptance and empowerment through social, educational and advocacy-related events. They encourage volunteering for,…

Free Mom Hugs

Free Mom Hugs is an organization that encourages education, visibility, and conversation about the LGBTQ+ community. Their webpage offers education opportunities for everyone through speaking…

The Real Mama Bears

The Real Mama Bears is a resource that serves the LGBTQ+ community. The organization supports, educates, and empowers families with LGBTQ+ members. They offer private…

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

The Human Rights Campaign serves the queer community and their allies. The mission of the organization is to “end discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and realize…

American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU serves the queer community and their allies. This organization advocates for equality and has a long history of providing legal defense for the…

Stand with Trans

Stand With Trans supports youth (who are transitioning) and their families. This organization serves the transgender community by empowering trans youth through LGBTQ+ affirming therapy,…

Gender Spectrum

This is a source for the queer community and people who want to understand more about gender. The organization works to create gender-sensitive and inclusive…

Bi.org

Bi.org is sponsored by the American Institute of Bisexuality and serves the bisexual community and its allies. Its mission is to, “connect bi people around…

Project Lotus

Project Lotus focuses on Asian American mental health advocacy. Their mission is to destigmatize mental health in Asian-American communities by “tackling the model minority stereotype…

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBT youth. On their website, users can find support through 24/7…

It Gets Better Project

This is a nonprofit organization with a mission to “uplift, empower, and connect” the LGBTQ+ youth. Through sharing articles, education, and events, they’re making a…

Stonewall

This organization fights for freedom, equity, and potential for the LGBTQ+ community. Their campaigns drive positive change in public attitudes and public policy. Their website…

Outfest

Outfest is the world’s largest LGBTQ+ film and media organization. They hold several programs, projects, and events for LGBTQ+ artists. While they offer various programs,…

Asexual Outreach: Ace Week

From Asexual Outreach, Inc, this webpage educates people about what asexuality is. The organization raises awareness for asexuality through promoting education tool resources, projects, and…

Asians Do Therapy

This is a website for anyone in the AAPI community who needs to motivate and destigmatize their journey with therapy. The site is packed with…

Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI)

This organization was established to address the unique and neglected health needs of Asian Americans in Maryland. AAHI assists with many programs, projects, and activities…

Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of the AAPI and other underserved communities – including immigrants and refugees. They develop, provide, and…

Asian Pacific Community Counseling

Asian Pacific Community Counseling serves Asian Americans who live in California. They offer the Transcultural Wellness Center (TWC), the Supporting Community Connections (SCC), and the…

Korean American Wellness Association (KAWA)

KAWA offers services for Korean Americans. Users can search in directories for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and psychotherapists. Within each directory, users can search by keywords…

HealthRIGHT 360

This organization offers primary medical care, mental health services, substance use disorder treatment, dental services, and more. They have an Asian American specific program in…

Asian Health Services

AHS is a healthcare provider that offers a complete range of medical, dental, and mental health services. Asian Health Service (AHS)’s mission is to serve…

Wayfinder Family Services

This organization provides individualized support and services to children, youth and, adults who have special needs or have been in foster care. They strive to…

Adoption STAR: “Scholarship Opportunities”

Adoption STAR offers four unique scholarship opportunities for the adoption community. Scholarships are for academics, LGBTQ+ prospective parents, and special needs children. All of the…

Gladney Center for Adoption: Adoption Forums

This is an online forum containing numerous threads about adoption. Categories include adoptive parents, foster care, special needs, adult adoptees, and more. Each category contains…

Family Resource Center on Disabilities

This center is dedicated to providing parents of children with disabilities with information, training, and assistance. Their resource page features many websites and tools for…

No Hands But Ours

This organization focuses on waiting children in China with medical needs. They have resources for prospective adoptive parents, adoptive parents, and about special needs. It…

RainbowKids: “Special Needs in Children”

This adoption advocacy website is a resource for families considering special needs adoption. It has information about special needs, adoption agencies and professionals, hosting, and…

Adoptees for Justice

An intercountry, adoptee-led organization whose mission is to educate, empower, and organize transracial and international adoptee communities to achieve just and humane adoption, immigration, and…

International Child Search Alliance (ICSA)

An international, all-volunteer group of adoptees and adoptive parents offering sources of information to help Chinese adoptees search for their birth families. There are guides…

African Diaspora Mental Health Association (ADMH)

This association is an outpatient mental health clinic in Massachusetts. They offer many different mental health services, including individual therapy, family therapy, bilingual services, couples…

Safe Space Africa

Mental health educational products and therapy services for Africans on the continent, as well as the African diaspora.

Black Mental Wellness

An organization that provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective. It highlights and increases…

Adoption Mosaic

This organization’s vision is to connect with adoption communities for progressive dialogue about adoption-related topics. They also offer support and education to people new to…

Adoptee Mentoring Society

An online mentorship community that values adoptee power, intersectionality, and a healing community. They offer online group meetings between adoptees, and 1:1 mentorship with affordable…

Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington (AAAW)

An organization dedicated to providing support to Asian adult adoptees in the state of Washington. They have community events, youth mentorship programming, educational opportunities, advocacy…

Sisters of China

A community organization dedicated to uniting female-identifying Chinese adoptees of all ages across the world by providing them a safe space to share their stories,…

Chinese Adoptee Alliance (CAA)

A nonprofit organization founded to support Chinese adoptees and their families and friends. It was established in the early 1990s and was formerly Families with…

China’s Children International (CCI)

An international support group created by and for Chinese adoptees. CCI is dedicated to empowering and connecting adult Chinese adoptees globally through Facebook, Zoom, and…

Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH)

A private Facebook group for adult Korean adoptees in Chicago. KAtCH hosts community activities for adoptees and provides services that support and are led by…

Filipino Adoptees Network (FAN)

A global organization of Filipino adoptees for supporting, educating, and promoting awareness of adoption issues and celebrating Filipino heritage.

Sae Jong Camp

A summer camp in Michigan for Korean-American youth to celebrate their cultural identities, explore their Korean heritage, and create friendships and community.