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How Adoptions Work Today

If you are new to adoption, you are likely wondering exactly what adoption is, what it means for both adoptive families and birth parents, and exactly how an adoption is completed. The following is a breakdown of how adoption works today.

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We're Always Available

Adoption specialists are available 24 hours a day to offer free counseling and support to pregnant women considering adoption.

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5,000+ Families Created

To date, we've helped build more than 5,000 families - and we continue to be involved in an average of 300 adoptions every year.


278 Scholarships Awarded

We are proud to offer scholarships to the birth parents who place with our agency so they can reach their educational goals.

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Over 25 Years of Service

For more than two decades, we have provided the support and services birth and adoptive families need for a successful adoption.

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December 9, 2019

Navigating Open Adoption During the Holidays

During the holiday season, a lot of birth and adoptive families who share open adoptions have their own traditions, like any family. Need some tips to help navigate your open adoption during the holidays? Here are our suggestions.

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December 6, 2019

Q&A with Author Gina Crotts

In her new book “A Seemingly Unfillable Heart,” birth mother Gina Crotts documents her story and reflects on the deeper meaning of a journey full of peaks and valleys.

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December 2, 2019

How to Enter Our Winter Wonderland Photo Contest 2019

It’s time for an inaugural American Adoptions photo contest — the Winter Wonderland contest! Check out entry rules here.

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