"Adopting one child won't change the world - but for that child the world will change "

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Chicago Area Families For Adoption (CAFFA) is one of the largest adoption support groups in the Midwest. We are dedicated to providing information and support to all members of the adoption triad and adoption professionals in the Chicagoland area.  Major CAFFA events include the biennial CAFFA Adoption Conference, annual Kaleidoscope Culture Camp, annual Camp Pride Korea, and the annual Walk For Adoption Chicago.

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CAFFA Membership

CAFFA is one of the largest adoptive parent support groups in the Chicagoland area – representing a diverse population. The percentage of domestic and international adoptions represented in CAFFA is almost equal, with many families consisting of both biological and adoptive children. Our members adopt children through many different avenues including private, agency, and agency-assisted. Membership also includes adoption professionals, agencies and families in the process of adopting.

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Adoption Professionals

Adoption professionals are critical to supporting the mission of CAFFA:  providing resources for adoptive families, adopted persons, and birth/first parents.

To the adoption professionals that we have a relationship with:  Thank You!

If you are an adoption professional who is interested in receiving CAFFA updates, please fill out This Form to submit be added to our email distribution list.

If you are a professional whose services may be of interest or benefit to CAFFA members, please contact us to have your organization listed on our Adoption Resources Page.


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