There are a number of great resources for adoption in Wichita for you to utilize, which we’ve compiled below to help you get started.
American Adoptions is a national adoption agency serving both expectant and adoptive parents across the U.S, but is headquartered right here in Kansas and is a licensed home study provider for Wichita adoptive parents.
If you have any questions or you need direction to additional Wichita adoption resources, you can always call 1-800-ADOPTION for free adoption information.
National adoption agencies like American Adoptions are able to offer a greater range of higher quality adoption services to both birth and adoptive parents compared to smaller local agencies. When you work with American Adoptions, you don’t have to retain legal counsel or a home study professional separately; we can handle it for you in-house.
Expectant parents have 24/7 counseling services available before, during, and after the adoption. Adoptive parents have access to our Risk Sharing program. From birth parent scholarships to shorter adoptive parent wait times, there are many more services to take advantage of. Call 1-800-ADOPTION to learn more.
For hopeful adoptive parents pursuing domestic adoption, these Wichita adoption agencies can help:
Kansas Children’s Service League (Wichita branch)
For those interested in becoming a Kansas foster parent or pursuing foster care adoption in Wichita, contact these organizations:
If you’d like to learn more about adopting internationally in Kansas, contact the following agencies:
Holt International (only offers home study services in Wichita)
Catholic Diocese of Wichita (only offers home study services in Wichita)
Here are several Wichita adoption attorneys who can help:
As a full-service adoption agency, American Adoptions can coordinate your necessary legal counsel on your behalf. If you choose to work with our agency to complete your Wichita adoption, you will not need to retain an attorney separately.
All adoptive families must complete a home study before they can be approved to adopt in the U.S.
Many licensed child-placing agencies are also Kansas-licensed home study providers; American Adoptions is one such provider. This means that when you adopt through our agency in Wichita, we can provide all of the services you need from start to finish of the adoption process. When your Wichita adoption agency is also able to take care of your home study for you, you have one less adoption professional to add to your list.
Other local providers of adoption home studies in the Wichita area include:
If you’re pregnant and creating a Wichita adoption plan, part of that process will be creating a hospital plan. Having a ready-to-go plan for prenatal care and delivery can help put your mind at ease, and give you a nearby medical professional to turn to with any questions throughout your pregnancy.
Here are a few Wichita hospitals to take care of you during your pregnancy:
550 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67214
Via Christa Hospital St. Joseph
3600 E. Harry Street, Wichita, KS 67218
Heartland Women’s Group
Kansas adoption law places adoption-related matters under the jurisdiction of local judicial district courts. Your Wichita adoption attorney will manage most communications with the court; you’ll mostly just need to file some documents and show up for the finalization hearing as the final step of the Kansas adoption process.
Sedgwick County residents will finalize their adoption here.
Need more help finding resources for adoption in Wichita? Call 1-800-ADOPTION now to speak to an Adoption Specialist.
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