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Adoption in San Bernardino, CA

San Bernardino Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

Finding local resources for a San Bernardino adoption can be tough when most information is for the overall California adoption process. Hopeful adoptive parents and expectant parents who need information about placing a child for adoption in San Bernardino, Calif., often struggle to find the right professionals and resources.

We’ve fixed that. Use this guide to adoption in San Bernardino to find everything you need to complete the process from start to finish, whether you’re pregnant and considering adoption or you’re hoping to adopt a child.

Don’t forget that our adoption specialists are here if you have any questions — don’t hesitate to reach out for free information about our domestic infant adoption services.

San Bernardino Adoption Agencies

American Adoptions is a full-service national agency. That means we’re able to work with both prospective birth and adoptive parents living in San Bernardino, throughout the state of California and throughout the country. That also means we offer everything you’ll need to complete your San Bernardino adoption process, from pre-adoption counseling to post-adoption communication support and everything in between.

It also means we’re able to provide a number of benefits and services that other local professionals just can’t match, including things like:

  • 24/7 availability to prospective birth parents considering their options

  • An industry-leading risk-sharing program that protects adoptive parents’ finances if an adoption opportunity doesn’t work out

  • A larger number of adoptive parents across the country, so prospective birth parents have a better chance of finding the perfect family for their babies

  • Shorter wait times for hopeful adoptive parents

  • And more

But we know there are perks of working with a nearby professional, too — local agencies may offer convenient, in-person services, intimate knowledge of California adoption processes, and warm, friendly service. Fortunately, you don’t have to sacrifice any of that when you work with American Adoptions. With offices located just a short drive away in sunny Los Angeles, we can provide the best of both worlds for your adoption in San Bernardino. Our nearest office is located at:

633 West 5th Street
26th and 27th Floors
Los Angeles, CA 90071

That being said, there are other local adoption agencies in San Bernardino and the surrounding area, and it’s important that you compare your options carefully. We encourage you to do your research — adoption is one of the most important journeys of your life, and you deserve a professional that will be there to guide you through it safely.

If you’re interested in learning more about American Adoptions and the services we can provide for your adoption in San Bernardino, give us a call at 1-800-ADOPTION or request more free information online.

San Bernardino Adoption Attorneys

Adoptive parents and expectant parents considering adoption in San Bernardino, CA, will both need separate attorneys experienced in the complex legal steps involved in adoption. Your lawyer will guide you through those important legal processes, and they’ll also make sure that everything is conducted safely and legally, and that everyone is fully informed and consenting to what’s happening.

When you work with American Adoptions, we can put you in touch with a local attorney whom we trust, and you won’t need to retain an attorney on your own. But if you need to find your own San Bernardino adoption lawyer, you might consider one of these nearby options:

San Bernardino Home Study Providers

If you live in San Bernardino and are hoping to adopt a child, you’ll need to complete a home study with a San Bernardino County home study professional. The home study process verifies that adoptive parents are physically, mentally and emotionally ready to welcome a child via adoption, and it’s necessary for any hopeful family for the protection of children.

There are several California-licensed home study providers who will be able to help you complete this important pre-adoption process, including AAC - Alpha Adoption Centers or Angels Haven. Contact them for more information.

San Bernardino Foster Care Professionals

Although American Adoptions is not licensed to complete foster care adoptions in San Bernardino, we’re always happy to refer you to a local professional who can help you complete this type of adoption. Contact one of these nearby organizations to learn more about fostering or adopting a child from foster care:

San Bernardino International Adoption Agencies

Adopting a child from another country is becoming increasingly difficult and rare. If you do decide to pursue international adoption, you’ll need to work with a reputable and licensed agency that specializes in this path. Some local options include:

San Bernardino Hospitals

If you’re pregnant and considering adoption, your American Adoptions specialist can help you make a birth plan. In that plan, you’ll choose where and how you give birth, who you want with you as your support team and more. So, you’ll want to consider which hospital in the San Bernardino area is a convenient choice for you. Some nearby options include:

San Bernardino Courts

When an adoptive family living in San Bernardino has been placed with a child, they’ll typically need to wait several months before legally finalizing the adoption in San Bernardino County court. This final step is simple and quick. The judge will grant the final decree of adoption, and any family and friends in attendance can snap a family photo so you can remember the day.

Visiting San Bernardino

Non-local adoptive parents may be in San Bernardino for an ICPC clearance wait. Or maybe birth and adoptive parents have found that San Bernardino is where they’d like to meet up for visits before, during or after placement in the years to come.

Whatever your reason for being in town, it can be helpful to have a few things to keep yourselves entertained. Be sure to check out:

Need to learn more about adoption in San Bernardino, California? Contact our specialists today for free, confidential information with no obligation. Our licensed social workers can answer any questions you may have and help you begin your San Bernardino adoption process.

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