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Adoption in Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

Every small detail about your life and who you are as a person will have an effect on your adoption journey. But one of the things that will most affect the process for you will be where you live.

As you likely know, adoption laws are established on a state-by-state basis, and relevant resources will be different in each city. It can be hard to know where to start.

So, to help, we made a guide for anyone considering adoption in Sacramento, CA. Whether you’re pregnant and making an adoption plan for your baby, or you’re a hopeful adoptive parent, this resource guide to adoption in Sacramento, California, will hopefully prove helpful.

Sacramento Adoption Agencies

Choosing the right agency makes all the difference in your Sacramento adoption experience. This is one of the most important events in your life, and you deserve the best guide through it.

American Adoptions is a national, full-service agency — able to help both prospective birth parents and hopeful adoptive families who are pursuing adoption in Sacramento, Calif. Here’s a small sample of some of the services we offer:

  • Providing 24/7 support and education resources about all pregnancy options to pregnant women, so an expectant mother can decide for herself if adoption is the right fit for her

  • Working with adoptive parents and prospective birth parents to find adoption opportunities based on shared preferences

  • Helping pregnant women access financial assistance and care, throughout the pregnancy and after

  • Post-placement services for the adoptive family and birth parents to help with the adoption transition

We’re able to complete the process of adoption in Sacramento from start to finish. Because of our size and scope, we are able to offer things that other agencies can’t, like financial protection for disruptions, lower wait times, 24/7 support for prospective birth parents and more. And, because we have offices located just a few hours away in Fresno, you can enjoy all of these benefits without sacrificing the personal feel and convenience of a smaller, local agency. You can find us at: 

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

American Adoptions is here for you. Contact us at any time.

Sacramento Adoption Attorneys

Both expectant parents and hopeful adoptive parents will need the services of a Sacramento adoption attorney. American Adoptions can always refer you to local attorneys we trust, but you’re certainly welcome to select your own preferred adoption attorney, like one of these Sacramento lawyers:

Sacramento Home Study Providers

Unfortunately, American Adoptions is not licensed to complete home studies for adoption in Sacramento. However, we can connect you to professionals who can help you complete this stage of the adoption process, and we’ll be happy to coordinate with them. Here are a couple home study providers in Sacramento that you could work with:

Sacramento Foster Care Professionals

American Adoptions is only able to complete the private domestic adoptions of infants, but adoption through foster care is always an option for anyone looking to grow their family. If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent or in a foster care adoption, reach out to one of these Sacramento organizations for more information:

Sacramento International Adoption Agencies

Although international adoption is continuing to decline as the process becomes more difficult and expensive, it’s still an option for hopeful parents. However, you’ll need to work with an experienced and reputable agency.

While American Adoptions isn’t able to provide international adoption placement services, there are several agencies that may be able to help Sacramento families with this type of adoption, including:

Sacramento Hospitals

Prospective birth mothers who are creating an adoption plan will decide where and how they want to deliver their babies, along with the help of their adoption specialists. The adoptive family will make travel arrangements to be with her during her labor, based on her wishes.

There are a number of hospitals throughout Sacramento that expectant mothers could choose for delivery and maternity care, including:

Sacramento Court System

Several months after a child is placed with an adoptive family, the adoption will need to be legally finalized by a local judge. That finalization hearing will likely take place at the County of Sacramento courthouse, and your attorneys will walk you through that process when the time comes. This is an exciting time, so everyone is welcome to attend — it’s always a meaningful moment for a photo.

Sacramento Tourism

If you need to kill some time while you’re waiting for ICPC, you need to entertain older kids, or you’re looking for some potential birth parent-adoptive parent “get-to-know-you” activities, Sacramento has a lot to offer. Check out some of these local attractions while you’re in town:

American Adoptions is a full-service adoption agency that can help you begin your Sacramento adoption journey, whether you’re a prospective birth mother or a hopeful adoptive parent. To learn more, request your free, no-obligation information now.

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