Financial Support

An unplanned pregnancy always comes with unexpected costs and added stress. If you are considering adoption for your baby, American Adoptions can provide:

  • living expenses to help cover pregnancy-related costs.
  • resources to help you stay in your current living situation or move to another housing option.
  • 24/7 support from your personal Adoption Specialist throughout the adoption process.
  • phone options and services to stay in touch with your Adoption Specialist and the adoptive family.
  • medical and legal services at no cost to you.

Local, state and federal laws determine the amount of assistance we may provide you for adoption. Please read the articles below to learn more about how we provide financial and emotional support.

Financial Assistance for Pregnancy-Related Expenses

Concerns about money are often among the first worries a woman has when she learns she is pregnant, and financial assistance for adoption can be a deciding factor in a woman's decision for her child. American Adoptions can help you with your pregnancy-related expenses (or living expenses) as you prepare for an adoption.

Housing Options During Adoption

American Adoptions can help you find the adoption housing options that suit your needs during your pregnancy and adoption plan.

Is Adoption Free for Pregnant Women?

Pregnant women often wonder, Is adoption free? Learn about the free adoption services pregnant women receive throughout the adoption process.

Help with Medical and Legal Expenses

Looking for adoption financial assistance for medical or legal adoption costs? Contact American Adoptions at 1-800-ADOPTION to learn how we can help with your finances during adoption.

  • The Adoption process: Step by Step

    There are six basic steps of the adoption process - call American Adoptions today at 1-800-ADOPTION to learn more.

  • What if the birth father doesn't agree?

    Learn more about what happens if the birth father is not supportive of adoption.

  • Birth Mother Stories

    Adoption stories from mothers who placed their baby for adoption. Learn more about adoption from the unique perspective of mothers who have lovingly chosen to create an adoption plan.

  • Why is American Adoptions the right adoption agency choice for many birth mothers?

    American Adoptions is one of the largest licensed adoption agencies in the United States. We work with thousands of women each year facing an unplanned pregnancy and offer assistance to women in need. Our large, caring staff is able to assist you 7 days a week and provide you with one-on-one counseling about your pregnancy and the options available to you.

  • How much information about the family will be shared with me?

    You can share however much or little information about yourself as you feel comfortable sharing. The adoptive family will know your first name, your last name (but only once the child is placed in their care), your medical history and the state that you live in.

  • How will the family tell my child about me and the adoption when my child is older?

    This is a question that can only be answered by the individual family. Each family has their own style of how to introduce the adoption to the child. When you are matched with your adoptive family, you can ask this question to them. If you would like your Adoption Specialist to discuss it with them for you, just let her know.

  • Teen Pregnancy - Information for Young Women

    While not every woman who chooses adoption is a young mother, many are. Through adoption, many young women have found an ability to give their babies the best life possible, while finding the opportunity to realize their own dreams, as well. Call American Adoptions today at 1-800-ADOPTION.

  • Adoption Glossary

    Do adoption terms and phrases leave you feeling confused? Learn the meaning to key adoption words and phrases with our comprehensive adoption glossary.


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