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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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What's New at American Adoptions?

September 21, 2020

6 Months Later: A COVID-19 Update from American Adoptions

Our agency has received a lot of questions over the last six months about COVID-19. So, with a bit more pandemic experience under our belts, we want to update you on how we’re working toward safe and successful adoption journeys.

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September 18, 2020

What if We Can’t Meet at the Hospital?

The hospital visit is the culmination of a long process, but it may not look how you planned because of COVID-19. Here are some steps to take to figure out a new hospital plan.

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September 14, 2020

How to Enter Our 2020 Back-to-School Photo Contest!

This school year will be like no other — but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate with a photo contest! Find out how to submit your best pics here.

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