American Adoptions services prospective birth parents and adoptive parents in Atlanta, GA. There are many agencies to choose from; however, using a national adoption agency like American Adoptions has its benefits. In Atlanta, GA, choosing adoption means having a plethora of resources at your fingertips. From a national adoption agency, to private adoption agencies, to many other resources, you will find that growing a family through adoption is an option for you.
Deciding upon adoption, whether as a birth parent or as an adoptive family, means you will need someone to guide you through the process. This is where an adoption agency like American Adoptions comes in.
If you are considering a smaller local adoption agency, do your research to find out if the agency has all the resources you are seeking, including adoption attorneys, knowledgeable adoption agents, and post-placement services. Here are a few local adoption agencies serving Atlanta, GA:
If foster care adoption is what interests you, please keep in mind that there are additional state requirements for Georgia to adopt through the foster care system. American Adoptions does not facilitate foster care adoptions in Atlanta, GA. Please contact one of the following local foster care agencies to learn more about state requirements and how to begin the process for a foster care adoption:
Regardless of whether you choose private adoption or foster care adoption, it is required by Georgia to have a home study completed for the potential adoptive family. A home study allows for the investigating agency to determine if the potential adoptive family is ready to adopt, is committed to the decision, and has the resources and lifestyle necessary to raise a child. American Adoptions can refer you to a licensed home study provider in Georgia, or you can contact one of the following organizations:
An unplanned pregnancy can be a scary thing for a prospective birth mother, even with the support of a potential adoptive couple. One of the choices the birth mother has throughout the adoption process is to complete a hospital plan that outlines her birthing plan and after-birth plan for placement of the infant.
This hospital plan is supported by the adoption professional the expectant mother is working with and the potential adoptive family. It is created by a prospective birth mother with the help of her adoption professional. Here is a list of hospitals serving Atlanta, GA that are available for a potential birth mother to give birth at:
No matter what adoption professional a prospective birth mother or adoptive family chooses to use, they will find themselves in their county court to have the adoption hearing and finalization. The following the county courts in the metropolitan Atlanta, GA area:
Potential adoptive families may want to spend some time with their prospective birth mothers throughout her pregnancy. Adoptive families may also be visiting the Atlanta, GA area during the adoption process and want to get out and have a little fun. Whatever the reason, here are a few great activities in Atlanta, GA:
American Adoptions is a national adoption agency that is looking forward to the opportunity to work with prospective birth parents and adoptive families who are interested in adoption.
Are you looking for additional resources for your Atlanta, GA adoption? Do you have further questions regarding adoption in Atlanta, GA? Are you ready to take the next step and find your adoption agency? If any of these questions apply to you, please feel free to call American Adoptions at 1-800-ADOPTION today!
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