American Adoptions is a national, licensed child-placing agency, but our main offices are located in Kansas and we are able to provide parents hoping to adopt in Lawrence with in-house home study services, as well.
If you have any questions or you need direction to additional Lawrence adoption resources, you can always call 1-800-ADOPTION for free adoption information.
American Adoptions is the leading national adoption agency based out of Kansas, and is available to help you complete your adoption from start to finish. Whether you need resources for connecting with adoptive parents for your child, adoption lawyers, Kansas home studies, counseling services, or more; we can help. See a more complete list of our Lawrence adoption services here.
For full-service domestic adoption agencies, these Kansas adoption professionals serve Lawrence residents:
For those who want to foster to adopt or pursue a foster care adoption in Lawrence, contact these agencies:
If you’re interested in pursuing an international adoption in Lawrence, these nearby agencies offer the services you’ll need:
Adoption Social Work Service (international home study services only)
A Lawrence adoption attorney will be required for both birth and adoptive parents. They’ll help you finalize your adoption, educate you about adoption consent, and guide you through the legal processes of Kansas adoption.
Your Lawrence adoption agency may be able to direct you to an adoption attorney, or you can get in touch with one of these local lawyers:
If you work with American Adoptions to complete your Lawrence adoption process, we will coordinate legal representation on your behalf; you will not need to worry about retaining an attorney on your own.
Every adoptive family in the U.S. is required to undergo a home study before being approved to adopt a child.
American Adoptions is a licensed home study provider in the state of Kansas and can provide the necessary home study services for families adopting through our agency or another adoption professional. By working with a Lawrence adoption agency that’s also able to complete your home study, you can avoid the hassle of coordinating with an extra adoption professional.
For women facing an unplanned pregnancy considering adoption in Lawrence, establishing a hospital plan for delivery is part of the adoption planning process done with your adoption agency. Here are a couple nearby hospitals in Lawrence to oversee your maternity care and pregnancy needs:
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
325 Maine Street, Lawrence, KS 66044
St. Francis Health
1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS 66606
Kansas adoption law places adoption hearings under the jurisdiction of local Judicial District Courts. For Douglas County residents, this is where you’ll finalize your adoption as the final step in the Kansas adoption process. Your Lawrence adoption attorney will be able to walk you through the legal proceedings.
Need more help finding resources for adoption in Lawrence? Call 1-800-ADOPTION now to speak to an Adoption Specialist.
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