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Adoption in Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

If you live in the Huntsville, Alabama, area, there are a variety of local adoption resources available to you — whether you are a parent hoping to adopt a child or a pregnant woman considering adoption

No matter what you need to complete an adoption in Huntsville, we can help. American Adoptions is a national adoption agency licensed in several states. That means we can guide you through every step of the process, either completing those steps ourselves or helping you connect to a local professional who can. 

Below is a list of resources for adoption in Huntsville, AL. If you need further information on a Huntsville adoption and how our agency can help, you can call 1-800-ADOPTION or contact us online anytime.

Huntsville Adoption Agencies

Working with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions, instead of using a local agency, is very beneficial for both prospective birth and adoptive parents. Prospective birth parents receive support at every stage of the adoption process and beyond, 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Adoptive families often have a shorter wait time to adopt and are protected from possible fraud and adoption disruptions through American Adoptions’ Risk Sharing Program.

If you choose to work with a local agency, other domestic adoption agencies in Huntsville, AL, are:

Foster Care Agencies in Huntsville

Foster care adoption is a great way for hopeful parents to quickly add a child to their family. Children waiting in foster care are usually older and in desperate need of a loving, supportive home. Families who are interested in fostering to adopt in Huntsville can contact:

International Adoption Agencies near Huntsville

For international adoption in Huntsville, contact the following local agency:

You can also work with national international adoption agencies, such as Holt International and Bethany Christian Services, to adopt a child from another country.

Huntsville Adoption Attorneys

When it comes time to complete your adoption in Huntsville, whether as a prospective birth parent or adoptive parent, you will need to be represented by a Huntsville adoption attorney. Your attorney will explain your rights in the adoption process and ensure you receive the legal respect and services you need. When you work with American Adoptions, your adoption specialist can connect you with the necessary legal services for your situation.

Local Huntsville adoption attorneys include:

Home Study Providers in Huntsville

In order to adopt a child in Huntsville, an adoptive family must first be approved by an Alabama-licensed home study professional. This investigation is essentially an evaluation of a parent's readiness to bring an adopted child into their home. It can be a lengthy step, but it is an important one.

Fortunately, you can quickly locate an experienced professional by checking out this list at 1-800-homestudy.com.

Huntsville Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternal Care and Delivery

Having a prepared hospital plan is an important part of the adoption planning process for prospective birth mothers. Knowing what will happen when you arrive at the hospital can ease the stress leading up to the big day. Your adoption specialist with American Adoptions can help with this, so it is one less thing to worry about. These medical services will always come free to you.

There are several hospitals in the Huntsville area that provide medical care throughout your pregnancy:

One Hospital Drive

Huntsville, AL 35801

256-429-4000

245 Governors Drive

Huntsville, AL 35801

256-265-1000

Huntsville Courts for Adoption Finalization

Every adoptive family must complete a legal finalization of adoption before their adoption is officially complete. Adoptions in Huntsville are finalized in the Probate Court of Madison County. Your adoption specialist with American Adoptions will help coordinate this hearing with your adoption attorney.

Things to Do in Huntsville

If you are adopting a child in Huntsville, AL, you will be spending time in the area at some point, while either visiting prospective birth parents or waiting for your IPCP paperwork to be processed. Here are some things to do while you are in the area:

Call 1-800-ADOPTION now to speak to an adoption specialist if you wish to begin your adoption in Huntsville today.

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