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Adoption in Fairfield, CA

Fairfield Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

Choosing adoption is a life-changing outcome.

When exploring your options, you want to research thoroughly and make sure you have the best resources by your side. Whether you’re thinking about adopting a child or placing a child for adoption in Fairfield, American Adoptions can connect you with all the services needed to complete the Fairfield adoption process from beginning to end. Learn more about Fairfield adoptions with our agency by calling 1-800-ADOPTION or by requesting free adoption information online now.

In the meantime, continue reading this guide for information on the different types of adoption in Fairfield and the resources available.

Adoption Agencies in Fairfield, California

If you are pursuing a domestic infant adoption in Fairfield, whether as a potential adoptive parent or as an expectant parent, it’s in your best interest to work with a national agency.

Although there are pros and cons to choosing a national agency over a local agency, one of the largest advantages is the ability they have to provide you with all of the services needed for adoptions in California. Services which smaller local agencies may require the help from other third-party service providers.

The range of services American Adoptions provides is unmatched. We offer hospital planning and financial support for pregnant women, advertising and match opportunities for hopeful parents, 24-7 counseling services, home study completion and so much more. When it comes to private domestic adoption, the expertise and care American Adoptions provides, is truly unmatched by any other agency..

You may prefer the local knowledge and face-to-face interaction regional Fairfield agencies can provide. With offices located in Fresno, American Adoptions provides you with the expertise and benefits of a national agency, but you still receive the local and personal feel. It is the best of both worlds. 

Our nearest office is located at:

7257 N. Maple Ave.
Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93720

If you would like to explore other local Fairfield adoption agencies, you may want to consider working with one of the following agencies:

Foster Care Adoption in Fairfield

The ultimate goal of the California foster care system is to reunite children with their biological parents.  Unfortunately, this is not always a possibility, and some children become eligible for adoption through foster care.

Foster care and foster care adoption allows hopeful adoptive parents, the opportunity to provide children a safe and loving home. If a foster care adoption in Fairfield sounds like the best opportunity to help you grow your family, the following nearby resources can help you get started:

International Adoption in Fairfield

Focusing on domestic infant adoption, American Adoptions cannot complete international adoption, but we realize the amazing opportunity it can provide hopeful parents looking to grow their family. With more laws and regulations and travel being involved, the international adoption process is complex and lengthy.

For families who hope to adopt a child from another country,  contact any of these international adoption agencies that serve families in California. They can offer you more information about how to complete an intercountry adoption in the Fairfield area:

Fairfield Adoption Lawyers

A Fairfield adoption lawyer is needed to complete your adoption, whether you’re a prospective birth or an adoptive parent. Your legal counsel is there to educate you about the California adoption legal processes, from consent to finalization.

American Adoptions connects our prospective birth and adoptive families with the legal counsel they’ll need for adoptions in Fairfield.  If you choose an agency that does not help facilitate representation, you will need to find a Fairfield adoption attorney on your own. A few of the attorneys you may consider contacting in the Fairfield area include:

Home Study Professionals in Fairfield

Before you can adopt a child in Fairfield, you’ll first need to be approved to adopt via a home study. The adoptive home study is an evaluation of your readiness to become a parent, based on information obtained from home visits, financial and medical records, interviews with family members and more.

The home study is considered one of the first steps of the process to continue pursuing adoption in Fairfield. To start the home study process in Fairfield, you can contact 1-800-HOME STUDY to find a California-licensed home study provider.

Fairfield Hospitals for Maternity Care and Delivery

A hospital plan is established for expectant mothers who are preparing for delivery, while creating an adoption plan with American Adoptions. This plan will cover the details of which hospital you will deliver at, but also details such as who you would like in the room, how much interaction you would like with the adoptive family and more.

The following nearby hospitals in and around Fairfield can assist you with your maternity needs, so you might consider including them in your hospital plan.

Families pursuing adoption in Fairfield can expect to travel to these hospitals to meet their new son or daughter.

Fairfield Adoption Finalization Courts

Before your adoption in Fairfield is complete, a finalization hearing must take place. A judge will review information gathered from the home study and ask several questions regarding how everyone is adjusting to placement. When the judge approves, they will issue a final decree of adoption—meaning your child is legally recognized as a member of your family.

Adoption finalizations in Fairfield, CA happen in your local district country court according to state adoption jurisdiction laws.  Contact your Solano County court to learn more about how your adoption will be finalized.

Visiting Fairfield

Adoptive families coming in for a placement from out-of-state will need to stay in California during ICPC clearance. If you are looking for family-friendly things to do, here are some in or around the Fairfield area:

Before you make any decision, be sure to research your options and determine what is truly best for you. No matter what stage of the process you are in, adoption specialists are here to support you. When you are ready, call 1-800-ADOPTION to learn more about adoption in Fairfield, California, with American Adoptions or to begin discussing an adoption plan today.

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