About the ACN

The Connecticut Adoption Community Network (ACN) is a group of adoption professionals and adoptive parents who have formed a collaborative partnership designed to support adoptive and relative caregiver parenting. The concept of the Network originated at a DCF hosted gathering of Connecticut’s adoption community in 2006. Read More.

In the Spotlight

  • Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) – Now Accepting Applications
    Apply Today! TAC Application The Adoption Assistance Program, with technical assistance provided by the UConn School of Social Work and in partnership with the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.), is offering Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) for wellness professionals. Created by C.A.S.E., in 2009, TAC is a nationally recognized evidence-informed, post-Master’s training program for […]
  • Adoptee Rights Matter!
    In 2014 adoptees adopted after October 1, 1983 won the right to access their original birth certificates upon reaching the age of 18. This law restores the right of access to approximately 24,000 of the 65,000 adoptees who were born in Connecticut since 1919. Access Connecticut continues to advocate for the opening of original birth certificates […]


Connecting adoptive and kinship families, adoption professionals, and all those interested in adoption to form a strong, supportive, and resourceful adoption community.

Connecticut Adoption Community Network
195 Farmington Avenue, Suite 2000 
Farmington, CT 06032-6020

Mailing Address:
263 Farmington Avenue, MC 6020
Farmington, CT 06030-6020

The ACN meets twice a year. New members are welcome!

Please join us:
May 13, 2019
9:30 a.m. to noon
195 Farmington Avenue
3rd Floor Conference Room
Farmington, CT 06032

R.S.V.P. to adoption@uchc.edu