Adoption in Orlando, FL
Orlando Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More
Because adoption is such a life-changing decision, it’s normal to have questions and concerns about making the right decision.
If you are hoping to adopt a child or place a child for adoption in Orlando, finding the best adoption resources may seem like a challenge. You’ll need to do plenty research to determine whether this is the right path for you — and how you can get started in a safe and effective way.
American Adoptions understands that finding trustworthy information can be a challenge, which is why we have created this guide on adoption in Orlando. While there are plenty of local resources that can assist with an Orlando adoption, American Adoptions is one of the few agencies that can complete every step of the process for you.
If you have any questions about adoption in Orlando with our agency, you can always call us to get free information at 1-800-ADOPTION, or you can contact us online to learn more as well. In the meantime, continue reading this helpful guide on adoption in Orlando below to help you begin the process.
Orlando Adoption Agencies: Finding the Best Agency for You
The adoption agency you choose to work with will have a significant effect on your process and overall experience. Some agencies are more equipped than others to create a smooth, successful process, but where do you begin?
The easiest way to get started is by working with a professional at American Adoptions.
American Adoptions is one of the largest national adoption agencies in the United States. As a fully-licensed, full-service domestic adoption agency with more than 25 years of experience, American Adoptions helps birth parents and adoptive parents with all their adoption needs. From counseling, to home studies, to adoption finalization and everything in between, American Adoptions is here to help Orlando residents with their adoptions at every step of the way.
In Florida, we can provide all the benefits of a national adoption agency, but with the local touch of a smaller Orlando adoption agency, thanks to our local offices, located at:
1211 N Westshore Blvd # 402
Tampa, FL 33607
But don’t just take it from us — hear from birth mothers and adoptive families who have used our services. Clicking this link will provide you with testimonials and stories from families and parents that worked with our agency to complete their adoption. Having first hand experiences can help give you a glimpse of what choosing our agency could look like for your Orlando Adoption.
Whether you're a birth mother considering adoption, or a hopeful adoptive family, finding the best agency will help keep your adoption on track towards success. For any questions or guidance, call 1-800-ADOPTION and a professional will be happy to provide you helpful, trustworthy information.
Foster Care Agencies in Orlando
American Adoptions primarily works with families and birth mothers hoping to complete the domestic infant adoption process, but fully understands and supports the importance of having other ways to adopt. Because every family is unique, one type of adoption is not necessarily better than the other, it just depends on what that family is hoping to accomplish.
Many families find foster care adoption to be the right family-building choice for them. For hopeful parents who are interested in fostering-to-adopt or adopting from foster care in Orlando, we encourage you to contact any of the following agencies that can help:
International Adoption Agencies in Orlando
Although international adoption reached its peak in 2004, and the number of U.S. families who adopt from overseas has been declining ever since, it’s still an option that many hopeful parents discover as the best fit for them.
American Adoptions is unable to assist in the completion of an international adoption, but we encourage families hoping to pursue this option, to find an agency that can support their needs. An international adoption in Orlando is possible through the following Florida agency:
Orlando Adoption Attorneys: Do You Need their Services?
Whether you’re thinking of adopting or placing a child for adoption in Orlando, a Florida adoption attorney is needed to finalize your adoption, inform you about adoption consent and your adoption rights, and walk you through the legal process of adoption in Orlando.
As a full-service agency, American Adoptions can connect you to legal counsel when you work with us. We will also coordinate all allowable adoption financial assistance to ensure that prospective birth parents are never burdened by any legal fees.
If you are working with an agency that is unable to help guide you to legal representation, or you would prefer to research attorneys on your own, get in touch with the following local Orlando adoption attorneys:
Home Study Providers in Orlando: The First Step of your Adoption Process
In order to begin you’re the process for adoption in Orlando, hopeful adoptive parents must first complete a Florida home study with a state-licensed home study professional.
American Adoptions is licensed to conduct home studies in Florida in addition to being a state-licensed child-placing agency. This means not only can we offer home study services to families working with us, but we’re also able to offer home study services to Orlando residents who are adopting through another agency.
Adoptive parents working with an Orlando adoption agency that’s able to conduct their home study will save themselves the additional step of working with an extra adoption professional in the Florida adoption process.
Birth Mothers: Finding Orlando Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternity Care and Delivery
If you’re considering adoption in Orlando for your baby, you will need to establish a plan for medical care and delivery. When you work with American Adoptions, professionals will help you create this as part of your overall adoption plan.
As a birth mother, you will always get to choose which obstetrician and hospital you wish to work with for your pregnancy. You will also be in charge of determining other specific details of your hospital plan. Details such as, who you would like to allow in the delivery room, how you would prefer placement to go, if you want any alone time with your baby, and more.
Discussing and planning these details helps relieve stress and confusion when the time comes for your hospital stay. When you are researching your options, you may consider the following hospitals in Orlando for your health needs during your pregnancy and delivery:
Florida Hospital of Orlando
601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803
Orlando Regional Medical Center
52 W Underwood Street, Orlando, FL 32806
Adoption Finalization Courts in Orlando: The Last Step of Your Adoption Process
Finalizing your adoption mean that your adoption journey is complete. Your child is legally recognized as a member of your family. Adoptions in Orlando are finalized in your local county circuit court. If you’re an adoptive parent, your adoption specialist and attorney will prepare you for what to expect during this court date.
Find your Orlando adoption finalization location below:
No matter what stage you are at in the adoption process, nor if you’re a prospective birth mother or adoptive family, remember: American Adoptions is always here to guide you through your infant adoption in Orlando, Florida. Adoption is a life-changing decision, one nobody should have to go through on their own.
To get free information about our agency services, call 1-800-ADOPTION to speak to an adoption specialist whenever you are ready.
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