Resources and Memberships
Compass Family Journeys holds memberships, licensing, and/or certifications in each of the following organizations. For more information on these organizations and programs, click on their logos below to be redirected to the individual websites.
SEEDS: The Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy consists of industry professionals in the areas of legal, agency, mental health, clinical, and escrow management. These professionals have come together to create a better path forward as family-building options continue to grow.
ASRM: The American Society for Reproductive Medicine outlines best practices and clinical recommendations for Intended Parents, Gestational Surrogates, and Gamete Donors. Their guidelines create a benchmark for best practices in this area of family-building.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, believes all people challenged in their family building journey should reach their resolution by being empowered by knowledge, supported by community, united by advocacy, and inspired to act.
MHB: Men Having Babies is an International nonprofit that is dedicated to providing gay men with educational and financial support to achieve parenthood through surrogacy.
The state of New York is one of the first states to outline surrogacy agency requirements and a licensing process for agencies who would like to navigate journeys within their state. Through a stringent and thorough licensing process, the Department of Health has given clear agency guidelines.