Adoption in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More
Whether you’re a pregnant woman or a hopeful adoptive parent researching adoption, it can be tough to find San Francisco adoption resources all in one place. To make it easier on anyone thinking about adoption in San Francisco or the surrounding areas, we’ve compiled a list of sources for you to start learning about your options. Happy hunting!
San Francisco Adoption Agencies
American Adoptions is a full-service, national adoption agency, and as such, we can meet all of your adoption needs in San Francisco. This includes everything from counseling pregnant women to finding adoption opportunities for adoptive families to coordinating communication between the adoptive triad after placement. And, because of our size and scope, we are able to offer a number of additional advantages beyond what you can find at most agencies, including:
- Free, 24/7 access to professional support and information for women facing an unplanned pregnancy
- A financial risk-sharing program to protect adoptive parents' investment in the event of an adoption disruption
- A greater number of waiting families for prospective birth parents to choose from, increasing their chances of finding the perfect family for their baby
- Shorter average wait times for hopeful adoptive parents
- Help with adoption-related pregnancy expenses for prospective birth parents making an adoption plan
- And more
And, because of American Adoptions' strong ties to the Golden State, you can enjoy all of these benefits and more without sacrificing the convenience and local expertise of working with a California-based agency. In fact, American Adoptions has offices located just a few hours away, in Fresno:
7257 N. Maple Ave.
Fresno, CA 93720
When you work with American Adoptions, you get the best of both worlds: all the perks of working with one of the leading national adoption agencies in the U.S., and the local knowledge, convenience and personal feel of a smaller, regional agency. To learn more about our services or to start your adoption journey today, contact American Adoptions at 1-800-ADOPTION or request free information online.
San Francisco Adoption Attorneys
Everyone pursuing adoption should have a trusted attorney, both to represent them and to make sure they understand what’s happening at every step of the way. In San Francisco, you may work with any of the following attorneys:
If you choose to work with American Adoptions, a San Francisco adoption attorney will be coordinated for you; you will not need to hire an attorney separately.
San Francisco Foster Care Professionals
American Adoptions doesn’t complete foster care adoptions, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t passionate about growing your family through the foster care system as well. If you’re interested in foster parenting or adopting from foster care in San Francisco, contact any of the following professionals:
San Francisco Home Study Providers
Every family who hopes to adopt will have to undergo a home study before they’re eligible to match with a child. A home study is comprised of three parts — an interview, a home inspection and a documentation phase — to ensure a family is qualified to adopt. In San Francisco, your home study provider may be:
San Francisco International Adoption Agencies
San Francisco has a wealth of options for couples who choose to adopt internationally. The country you choose to adopt from may influence which professional you choose, but a few places to research are:
San Francisco Hospitals
If you’re adopting from a pregnant woman who lives in San Francisco, you’ll need to travel to her when she goes into the hospital to have the baby. Depending on where she lives and who her doctor is, she may deliver at any of the following locations:
San Francisco Courts
To complete your adoption in San Francisco, you may go to one of the following courts, depending on the county where you live:
Visiting San Francisco
As you probably already know, San Francisco has plenty of options for leisurely activities. If you’ve traveled to the area to adopt, don’t just sit in your hotel room! There’s so much for you to get out and see.
For more information about adoption in San Francisco with our agency, please call 1-800-ADOPTION at any time to talk with a social worker.
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