Interested in adoption in Gaithersburg? Here’s a cheat sheet of all the Gaithersburg adoption resources you’ll need!
As a full-service adoption agency, American Adoptions can take care of every small need to complete an adoption in Gaithersburg. From counseling pregnant women to connecting adoptive families with prospective birth mothers, we’ve helped to create hundreds of families through adoption. If, however, you’re interested in researching other adoption professionals, here are a few options in Gaithersburg:
In any adoption, you’ll need an attorney to represent your legal interests. American Adoptions clients will be provided with trusted attorneys, but if you choose not to work with our agency, you may want to contact any of the following lawyers:
As a private adoption agency, American Adoptions doesn’t work with the foster care system. However, if you might be interested in foster parenting or adopting from the foster care system, we encourage you to contact one of the following foster care agencies:
Before an adoptive family can be matched with a child, they’ll be required to complete an adoption home study, or an assessment of their readiness to adopt. It can be intimidating, but by hiring one of the following home study providers, the process will be a breeze.
If you’re interested in adopting from another country, Gaithersburg has the professional to facilitate this as well. Once you’ve decided which country you want to adopt from, contact one of the following international adoption agencies in Gaithersburg:
If you’re a pregnant woman pursuing adoption in Gaithersburg, your adoption specialist will help you to make a detailed hospital plan outlining exactly how you want your birth to go. Do you want to spend time alone with your baby? Should the adoptive parents be in the delivery room? You’ll determine all of this before going into labor.
If you’re an adoptive family traveling to Gaithersburg to adopt, you can expect to meet your newest addition in one of the following hospitals:
To receive your final decree of adoption, you’ll have to attend a finalization hearing in your local county. In Gaithersburg, you’ll visit the courthouse in Montgomery County.
If you travel from out of town to pursue a Gaithersburg adoption, don’t forget to take advantage of the area’s attractions!
For more information about adoption in Gaithersburg, please call American Adoptions any time at 1-800-ADOPTION.
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