Experts & Organizations

adoption services for familiesAmerican Academy of Adoption Attorneys
This organization has members throughout the U.S. and Canada who are experts in the area of adoption.
www.adoptionattorneys.org

Heidi Robinson Esq., Adoption Consultant
Although Heidi no longer practices law, she is an expert on assisting prospective adoptive families with taking a pro active approach to locating birth parents through advertising.
Email: Heididrobinson@aol.com

adoption resources for couplesHome Studies and Educational Services
Jewish Child Care Association
120 Wall St.
New York, NY
(212) 425-3333
This non-profit nonsectarian agency is licensed to do home studies in New York and New Jersey. They conduct many educational programs for prospective adoptive parents and those considering assisted reproductive technology.

Adoptive Parents Committee
This is the oldest adoptive parent support group in North America. It is a non-profit support group comprised of volunteers. The organization has meetings and workshops throughout the year and also publishes a newsletter.
www.adoptiveparents.org

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
This non-profit organization has local and regional chapters through the United States.
www.resolve.org

The American Fertility Association
This non- profit organization helps people to build families through adoption and assisted reproduction.
www.theafa.org

Lisa Shuman, LCSW
Adoption Cooperative Consultants
Offices in Manhattan and Westchester
(212) 874-1318
Email: LisaShu@aol.com
Lisa is a psychotherapist who specializes in adoption and infertility issues.

Carolyn Berger, LCSW
Fertility, All Forms of Family Building and Adoption
Offices in Larchmont and at Batzofin Fertility Services in Manhattan
Call: (914) 834-6396 for an appointment
Email: cnberger@optonline.net
Counseling services for people seeking fertility treatment and/or adoption. Carolyn helps people sort through their options and create an initial family building plan. She helps them choose the professionals who are right for them and offers advice and support throughout the process. She is available to discuss how (and when) to tell your child about the circumstances of their conception or adoption.

Dr. Jane Aronson, FAAP
Adoption Medical Specialist 20 years
330 East 38th St., Suite 1R
New York, NY 10016
(212) 207-6666
Email: orphandoctor@gmail.com
Website: www.orphandoctor.com
Dr. Aronson reviews birth parent prenatal and post birth medical records. She also has a pediatric medical practice.

Thomas J. Rubeo Jr., MD, OBGYN
Bronxville Women’s Care, PLLC
One Pondfield Road, Suite 302
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-3715
Email: TJRubeo@mac.com
Dr. Rubeo reviews birth parent prenatal and post birth medical records. He is a practicing OBGYN.

Adoption Homestudy Inc.
Licensed in NY, NJ & CT.
Steven Moisoff, LCSW
(516) 484-8505
Email: SMG7@optonline.net
Website: adoption-homestudy.com
Provides Homestudy and education that allows families to succeed with their adoption.

Financial Assistance at Helpusadopt.org
Email: info@helpusadopt.org
Website: www.helpusadopt.org
This is a financial grant program that helps couples and individuals (regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, marital status or sexual orientation) with the costs of their adoptions by awarding grants of up to $15,000.00.