As a national, full-service adoption agency, American Adoptions can meet all of your needs for an adoption in Virginia Beach. We provide 24/7 birth parent counseling and matching services, and we even work to coordinate contact between birth parents and adoptive parents after a child has been placed. If, however, you’re interested in researching other adoption professionals in the Virginia Beach area, here’s a starting point:
Whether you’re a birth mother or an adoptive parent, you’ll need an attorney to help you with the legal aspects of an adoption. If you work with American Adoptions, we’ll connect you with a trusted lawyer in the Virginia Beach area. If not, you may want to contact a few of the following offices:
At American Adoptions, we work only in private domestic adoptions. However, we’re passionate about connecting people with foster care resources as well. If you’re interested in foster parenting or adopting from foster care in Virginia Beach, contact one of the following agencies:
Before a family can begin looking for adoption matches, they must undergo an adoption home study. In this process, a social worker evaluates your readiness to adopt by looking over background checks and other records, inspecting your home and interviewing all members of your family. In Virginia Beach, we’ll connect you with one of the following home study providers:
If you’re a Virginia Beach couple hoping to adopt from overseas, you’ll want to contact one of the following agencies. It can be helpful to know where you want to adopt from before reaching out, however, as international adoption agencies often specialize in completing adoptions from different countries.
If you’re a pregnant woman giving birth in Virginia Beach, it will most likely take place at one of the area’s hospitals. Your adoption specialist will work with you to make sure every detail of the day goes exactly as you want it to — or at least the ones you can control!
Before an adoption is complete, a Virginia Beach judge must sign a final decree of adoption. Depending on where you live, this will take place at one of the following county courts:
If you’re a family who traveled to Virginia to adopt, you’ll have to wait around for a few days to comply with interstate adoption regulations. It’s a great excuse to take in some of Virginia Beach’s wonderful attractions!
For more information about pursuing adoption in Virginia Beach, call American Adoptions any time at 1-800-ADOPTION.
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