Adoption Services

Off Campus

NJ Adoption Resource Clearing House
76 South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (877) 427-2465 Hotline
Hours: Website24 hours, chat rooms Weds 4-5pm and 9-10pm, Warmline 9-5 Mon-Fri, Tues 5-8pm, Weds 5-8pm, Sat 10:30-3:30pm
Area Served: New Jersey
Fees Charged: None

NJ ARCH is a State-Funded service that provides support to all individuals concerned with adoption. The organization's goal is to direct people to appropriate adoption services in New Jersey.

DYFS/Pregnancy Counseling/Adoption Resource
22 Mill Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
Phone: (973) 742-0063 Paterson office, (800) 392-2658 For public use
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri
Area Served: Morris County
Eligibility: Unwed mothers meeting agency criteria

Services include counseling and exploring various options prior to and following the birth of the child. Placement and financial assistance are provided when needed.

Jewish Family Service/Adoption Services
256 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 104
Florham Park, NJ 07932-1212
Phone: (973) 765-9050
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Thu; 8:30 am - 4 pm, Fri
Area Served: Morris, Essex, Sussex, and part of Union County
Eligibility: Services aimed primarily at the Jewish Community but open to the larger community.
Fees Charged:

Licensed by state of NJ to do home study evaluation for adoption and post placement supervision. Offers information groups to learn about adoption; counseling and consultation to new families; support groups for infertile couples, couples awaiting adoption, and children who have been adopted. Also offers birth parent services and post-placement supervision.

National Adoption Center
1500 Walnut Street, Suite 701
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (800) 862-3678 (800)-TO-ADOPT
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri; voice mail, after hours
Area Served: All Areas

Expands adoption opportunities for children with special needs and children from minority cultures. Special needs children include those who are older or brothers/sisters who need homes together. Many have emotional, mental, or physical disabilities.