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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. Write: ALMA Society P.O. Box 85 Denville, NJ 07834 Fax: 973-586-1358 Website: http://www.almasociety.org E-mail: email@example.com 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. Write: Concerned United Birthparents P.O. Box 341442 Los Angeles, CA 90034-9442 Voice: 1-800-822-2777 Fax: 858-712-3317 Website: http://www.cubirthparents.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/2/2012
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. Write: c/o Joe Soll 74 Lakewood Dr. Congers, NY 10920 Voice: 845-268-0283 Fax: 845-267-2736 Website: http://www.adoptioncrossroads.org E-mail: email@example.com 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. Write: KAAN P.O. Box 714 Camp Hill, PA 17001 Voice: 717-574-3629 Website: http://www.kaanet.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/26/2012
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