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Oakland Adoption Agencies

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OAKLAND, CA 94621 | (510) 553-1748

AASK believes that every child has the right to a safe, stable, and nurturing home and that all children are adoptable. AASK America provides education and support services to adoptive and foster families and children. We also promote positive changes to benefit children who are in the child welfare system. AASK inspires change in the lives of children in foster care by promoting and sustaining permanent families. We identify and train competent, caring foster care and adoptive parents, provide education and support services, and nurture stable homes for foster kids. AASK has promoted permanency for foster youth and placed thousands of children with loving families since 1973.


OAKLAND, CA 94606 | (510) 268-7845

The Alameda County Social Services Agency is licensed as a Public Adoption Agency by the California Department of Social Services. The Adoptions Program provides services related to the adoption of court dependent children in the child welfare system, a process referred to as agency adoption. In addition, the Adoption Program provides independent and step-parent adoption services for non-dependent children. Adoption services also include recruiting and assessing prospective adoptive parents, completing and approving adoption home studies, placing children in prospective adoptive homes, and assisting the family in the finalization of the adoption. The department works cooperatively with other public and private adoption agencies.


OAKLAND, CA 94603 | (510) 430-3600


OAKLAND, CA 94610 | (510) 272-0204

Family Builders is here to help find permanent, loving families for children and youth in the foster care system - that's our only goal. We connect children with individuals and couples who can provide safe, stable, nurturing families. Our services are free and confidential, and include adoption, foster care, and other forms of permanency. We have experience working with all types of children, youth, and families. Family Builders welcomes traditional families; single-parent families; both men and women; gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families; transracial and multiracial families; and all other families as prospective adoptive parents. Family Builders is committed to serving all families equally with dignity and respect. We provide all services in English and Spanish and welcome monolingual Spanish-speaking families. We do not discriminate on the basis of the fact or perception of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partner status, parental status, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, medical status or disability, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status. Family Builders has been providing services and programs for children and families since 1976.


OAKLAND, CA 94621 | (510) 567-1850

Families For Children, Inc is a full service California licensed private Non-Profit 501c(3) Adoption & Foster Family Agency, established in 1989. Our mission is to assist in finding permanent adoptive families for the thousands of California children currently in foster care and provide caring short term foster homes for children temporarily removed from their biological parents. Our experienced professional staff, dedicated donors and volunteers have worked together to build our established reputation for quality services.

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