Useful Link: Social Science: Marriage & Family

  • BabyNamer
    For parents-to-be who want to confidently choose potential names for their baby, Babynamer is the most comprehensive, trusted website.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    Provides access to information to help protect children and strengthen families with topics ranging from prevention to permanency, including child welfare, child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
    The official website of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. The site provides easy access to the forum's annual statistics.
  • Divorce Support
    The Divorce Support website provides divorce information on family law topics such as; divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony and property division.
  • Intercountry Adoption
    Official website with information on the process of adopting a child from another country. The Office of Children's Issues is an agency of the United States Department of State.
  • Matrimonial Matters
    Free instruction booklets and forms for people starting a divorce supplied by the New York State Unified Court System.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Official site for current information on Missing and Exploited Children, search for missing children, view wanted posters, submit child "sightings" and more.
  • New York State Adoption Service
    Official site of the NYSAS which provides information on the adoption process, approved adoption agencies, and galleries of adoptable children.
  • New York State Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
    NYS information for ordering copies of vital records, getting married in New York State, and the Adoption Information Registry.
  • Parents Magazine
    Online version of the monthly Parents Magazine. It provides practical advice from leading doctors and child experts, reviews of toys and games, and tips for handling parenthood.
  • The Office of Child Support Enforcement
    Official site the US Department of Health and Human Services that provides information on obtaining support, including financial and medical, for children through locating parents.