Guides & Resources for Social Workers

The following is a list of guides and key resources for social workers when using MARE services. To view any of the following files, you will need Acrobat Reader.

Child Registration Form

Family Registration Form

Preparing Children & Teens for Recruitment – MARE’s Step-By-Step Guide: MARE has written this guide to assist social workers in preparing children and teens for adoption recruitment in general and for using MARE’s adoption recruitment services, including MARE Photolisting, media recruitment, Heart Gallery & Video Snapshots, and Adoption Parties.

MARE Online Matching FAQs: A description of the MARE Online Matching program, who can use it, and how families and social workers can best make use of it.

Adoptuskids: This is the national website, where children and families from across the country are registered and photolisted.   

Events: The Events section of the website contains adoption-related events that are sponsored by MARE and other agencies.

MARE - Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. - 45 Franklin Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301
617-54-ADOPT (542-3678) – 1-800-882-1176 – Fax: 617-542-1006

MARE welcomes and serves all constituents without regard to an individual’s actual or perceived race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental ability, veteran status, domestic partnership or marital status. This policy also applies to employment practice, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, outside vendors, service clients, use of contractors and consultants, and dealings with the general public.

MARE is partially funded by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families – DCF
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