Families SA is responsible for the placement of children with prospective adoptive parents once their parents have consented to their adoption. The Adoption Act 1988 and the Adoption Regulations 2004 set out the criteria for assessing people as prospective adoptive parents.
SA Support Groups
Relationships Australia SA's Post Adoption Support Services (PASS) offers services to people whose lives involve adoption, through providing information, resources and a range of support services such as counselling, workshops and support groups. They support birth parents and families, people who have been adopted, and adoptive parents and families. South Australia-based, with a range of online services also available.
South Australian Chinese Adoptiong Support Inc. (SACAS)
South Australian Chinese Adoption Support Inc. (SACAS) is a support group for families with adopted children of Chinese Heritage and those waiting to adopt a child of Chinese Heritage.
The Curry Club
The Curry Club is a network for adoptive fathers and prospective adoptive fathers within the inter-country adoption community. Founded in South Australia in 2008 it acknowledges that becoming an adoptive father is a big decision and that it is one that is truly life changing. The Curry Club was established as a mechanism for men to gain knowledge and support as well as to make a positive contribution to the wider community.
World Families Australia
World Families Australia began after the war in Vietnam, when a group of people from Adelaide who had adopted children from that country decided to offer help to orphans who remained in Vietnam.
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