Who We Are

IAAME is designated as an accrediting entity by the Secretary, in accordance with 22 CFR Part 96, Subpart B, to perform accreditation, approval and monitoring functions for adoption service providers providing intercountry adoption services. We are a 501(c)(3) organization operated by staff with extensive experience in providing child welfare services, administering child welfare standards, contracting, licensing, monitoring, and both domestic and intercountry adoption services.

Our Mission

To ensure that intercountry adoptions are conducted in a non-exploitative, transparent, and ethical manner and conform with existing regulations, statutes, and requirements in the best interests of children and families.

Our Values

Child safety, data-driven innovation, and sustainability