We are pleased to let you know about the organizations below that provide invaluable support and services to queer dads and dads-to-be. We encourage you to learn more about how they can help you and/or how you can help support them so they can continue their important work. Contact us if you’d like to be added to this page.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.
Men Having Babies (MHB) is dedicated to providing gay men with educational and financial support to achieve parenthood through surrogacy. Each year, 2000+ attendees benefit from unbiased guidance and access to a wide range of service providers at workshops, virtual events, and conferences worldwide. MHB’s Membership Benefits Program offers peer guidance and access to exclusive discounts from surrogacy providers, and for those with financial need, our Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP) annually provides $1,000,000+ of cash grants, discounts and free services. MHB’s online resources include a directory with ratings and reviews of agencies, clinics and law firms, FAQs, a video library, Ask the Expert articles, and a research library.
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national, nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for the more than 140,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems. Created by Wendy’s® founder Dave Thomas who was adopted, the Foundation implements evidence-based, results-driven national service programs, foster care adoption awareness campaigns and innovative grantmaking. To learn more, visit davethomasfoundation.org or call 1-800-ASK-DTFA.
The HRC Foundation’s All Children – All Families program releases a list of LGBTQ-inclusive foster and adoption agencies annually. These agencies work with the program to update policies and practices to ensure they are welcoming and affirming to LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ prospective foster and adoptive parents.