To locate more Columbia adoption resources, you can call 1-800-ADOPTION or request your free adoption information online here.
National adoption agencies such as American Adoptions offer the full range of services that you’ll need to complete a domestic adoption in Columbia, while smaller agencies may not be able to provide all the services you’ll require. Some of the nearest Columbia adoption agencies include:
If your dream is to foster to adopt in Columbia or pursue a foster care adoption, any of the following local resources may be helpful to you:
For families who hope to adopt a child from another country, this Columbia international adoption agency may be able to help you with your adoption journey:
Legal representation is necessary for both birth and adoptive parents for the legal steps of adoption in Columbia, SC. Your Columbia adoption attorney can guide you through legal matters like adoption consent and finalization. American Adoptions connects our birth and adoptive families to the legal counsel they’ll need, but other Columbia adoption attorneys include:
A home study is required for any prospective parent hoping to adopt a child in Columbia, SC. You can find South Carolina-licensed home study professional who can provide home study services in Columbia here.
Creating a personal hospital plan is one of the steps of the adoption process for expectant mothers who work with American Adoptions. Figuring out where you want to go to receive your medical care during your pregnancy can give you some peace of mind before the delivery.
Some of the Columbia hospitals you might think about including in your hospital plan include:
Birthplace at Palmetto Health Baptist
Taylor at Marion Street, Columbia, SC 29220
Birthplace at Baptist Parkridge
400 Palmetto Health Parkway, Columbia, SC 29212
Birthplace at Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
Lexington Medical Center Birth Center
2720 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, SC 29169
Adoptions in South Carolina are always finalized in local family courts, which have jurisdiction over adoption matters in this state. You can find information about your county’s courthouse and where you’ll be finalizing your Columbia adoption below:
To find additional resources for adoption in Columbia, South Carolina, call 1-800-ADOPTION now to talk to an adoption specialist.
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