Adoption Resource Center Renewal of Accreditation

Last Updated: March 29, 2024

The Department recognizes and appreciates the vital role accredited and approved adoption service providers play in the intercountry adoption process. On March 26, 2024, Center for Excellence in Adoption Services (CEAS) renewed the accreditation of Adoption Resource Center to provide adoption services for intercountry adoptions. Adoption Resource Center’s accreditation is valid through March 31, 2028.

For additional information about accredited adoption service providers, please visit the ASP Directory.

Accreditation, approval, monitoring, and oversight of U.S. adoption service providers are handled by the relevant designated accrediting entity, Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity (IAAME) or Center for Excellence in Adoption Services (CEAS), responsible for providers with primary offices in the state/region under their jurisdiction. IAAME can be reached at, and CEAS can be reached at