Publications

A list made available from Together as Adoptive Parents (TAP).

Publication Description
Act 101 Voluntary Post Adoption Contact Agreement.
Adoption Tax Credit 2015 IRS Adoption Tax Credit 2015
Adoption Tax Credit 2014 IRS Adoption Tax Credit for 2014
Adoption Tax Credit 2013 All the information you need to claim the tax credit for 2013.
Adoption Tax Credit 2012 All the information you need to claim the tax credit for 2012.
Adoption Tax Credit 2011 All the information you need to claim the tax credit for 2011.
Adoption Tax Credit for 2010 All the information you need to claim the tax credit for 2010.
Coping with Trauma This booklet, published by the American Association of Pediatrics is intended to help adoptive and foster families handle trauma.
Negotiating Subsidy Helpful information when negotiating an adoption assistance agreement.
How to Renegotiate a Subsidy agreement All you need to know about renegotiating your existing subsidy agreement
Non Reoccurring Costs 2013 As adopting parents, you are qualified for reimbursement of nonrecurring expenses when you adopt a child with special needs.
Nonrecurring Costs 2008 As adopting parents, you are qualified for up to $2000 reimbursement of nonrecurring expenses when you adopt a child with special needs.
Subsidy Brochure 2013 Subsidy information for Pennsylvania families (2013)
PLC / SPLC Information on PLC (Public Legal Custodianship) and SPLC (Subsidized Public Legal Custodianship)
Resource Family Care Act This Pennsylvania law is intended to acknowledge the value of resource families (foster families) by establishing specific mandated responsibilities for agencies in how they collaborate with resource families.
Seach & Reunion for Agencies Information on an organization that can help yout clients search for birth parents
Search and Reunion for Families Information on an organization that can help you search for birth parents
Nonrecurring Costs 2008 (in Spanish) As adopting parents, you are qualified for up to $2000 reimbursement of nonrecurring expenses when you adopt a child with special needs.
TAP Brochure 2009 Together as Adoptive Parents membership brochure.
Youth Know Your Rights A Guide for Youth in Substitute Care in Pennsylvania