There are a number of helpful resources for adoption in Cleveland, Ohio for both hopeful adoptive parents and expectant parents looking to create an adoption plan for their child. We can help you find whatever you need. If you have any questions about Cleveland adoption, you can contact us at 1-800-ADOPTION now.
Working with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions over a smaller, local agency allows you to access more services, like 24/7 birth parent counseling, financial protection in the event of a disruption, legal representation and more.
If you’re adopting domestically, the following Cleveland adoption agencies will be able to help you complete your adoption:
If you’d prefer to adopt from foster care or foster-to-adopt, these Cleveland foster care resources may be useful to you:
For families who hope to adopt a child internationally, the nearest international adoption resource to Cleveland is:
A Cleveland adoption attorney is required to educate birth parents about adoption consent, guide birth and adoptive parents through the legal processes of adoption in Cleveland and finalize the adoption. American Adoptions supplies birth and adoptive parents working with us with their own legal representation, but if you need to search for an outside attorney the following may be able to help:
If you intend to adopt in Cleveland, you’ll first need to undergo a home study with an Ohio-licensed home study professional. The following home study provider is located nearest to Cleveland:
Having an established hospital plan is part of the adoption planning process for expectant mothers working with American Adoptions. Knowing where you want to go for your medical needs during your pregnancy and childbirth gives you some extra peace of mind.
These Cleveland area hospitals may be nearby and convenient for you:
18101 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44111
6780 Mayfield Rd., Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
14519 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107
1000 E. Washington Street, Medina, OH 44256
UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital
2101 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH 44106
Southwest General Hospital
18697 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
The final step of the Ohio adoption process is finalization. To finalize a Cleveland adoption, you’ll need to do so in your county’s courthouse, which you can find below:
For additional free adoption information or help finding local resources for adoption in Cleveland, Ohio, call us at 1-800-ADOPTION and we’ll connect you to an adoption specialist now.
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