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Welcome to the American Adoption Congress
Automated Membership

Become a member along with other Adoption Constellation Members. After becoming a member of the AAC you may want to expand and become more interested in becoming an AAC State Representative or even become a Board member.

AAC Membership Costs

Types of MembershipYearly Membership Cost
Senior, Student, Veteran, Disabled$40.00
Professional, Household, Support Group$60.00
Adoption Agency, Organizations$135.00


Ways to Become a New Member

You have several ways in which to join the American Adoption Congress today.  You can join easily via:

  1. The online signup page
  2. Print out a printable membership form and pay by credit card. 
  3. Fill in this membership form (the current version of Adobe required to fill in the form) 
To Renew your membership, you can also go online
And mail it to the AAC membership chair (address is on the form) with your payment.  Any current member of the AAC who needs to update their contact information or check the status of their membership can do so by going to Manage My Membership.


Code of Ethics

The AAC requires all of its members, State Representatives, and Board members to treat each other with respect.  So as a member to AAC, it is a requirement to read and agree to the AAC Code of Ethics.  If you require a written copy of the Code of Ethics please contact the membership chair.

Benefits of Membership

  • A copy of the Beacon, the AAC's  newsletter
  • Discounted registration to AAC's annual International Adoption Conference
  • Access to AAC's members-only website content

  • Access to support group information and local happenings from a representative in your State or Region

  • State by State legislative reform to provide an adult adopted person access to the original birth certificate

  • Support Group members receive 2 discounted registrations to the AAC international conference and AAC webinars.

  • Organization members receive  5 discounted registrations to AAC's International conference and all AAC webinars

Membership Renewal
To make renewing your membership easy, existing members will receive their invoice by email.  Within the invoice is a renewal link so you can easily renew your membership via our online process, or you can print your invoice and send it into the AAC membership chair with your payment.

Manage My Membership
When you log in to the Manage My Membership area, you will be able to update your personal information as it changes.  New address, email address, phone number, etc.  Also, this area will tell you when your membership renewal comes due.