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Adoption in Tampa, FL

Tampa Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

If you’re considering adoption in Tampa, FL, you’re in for a treat. Adoption is a beautiful process that brings families together and gives everyone involved opportunities and love that may not have been there before. And, with the assistance of a professional like American Adoptions, your adoption in Tampa can be a successful experience from start to finish.

American Adoptions is a national adoption agency that helps both expectant birth parents and families hoping to adopt a child throughout the U.S. Even though we can provide all the resources of a national agency, we can also provide the personal touch of a local agency too, thanks to our offices in Tampa, located at:

3001 North Rocky Point Drive East, Suite 200

Tampa, FL 33607

You can reach our Tampa office directly by calling 813-868-1000.

As you consider adoption in Tampa, it’s common to have a lot of questions. Understanding the process and the resources available to you will give you a sense of confidence and peace as you approach this life-changing journey. Below, you’ll find a list of local resources to assist you in this journey, whatever path you’re considering.

Remember: American Adoptions is always here to help you through every stage of your Tampa adoption journey. Call our main offices at 1-800-ADOPTION to speak with an adoption specialist or contact us online for free information now.

Tampa Adoption Agencies

Working with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions means that you don’t have to find separate counseling services, legal representation, or home study services to complete your adoption in Tampa. Instead, you’ll receive them all from our trained adoption staff. Our adoption specialists are experienced, having helped thousands of hopeful parents and prospective birth mothers over the years. If you are considering adoption in Tampa, they can provide the same stellar services that our agency has become known for.

Looking for a more local domestic adoption agency in Tampa? Here are a few of your options:

Foster Care Agencies near Tampa

While American Adoptions specializes in domestic infant adoption, this is not the only type of adoption for would-be parents. Hopeful parents can also consider foster-to-adopt as a family-building option. In this process, you will adopt a child currently waiting for a home, giving them a second chance at a loving, supportive family.

If you prefer to adopt from foster care in Tampa, you should contact these agencies:

International Adoption Agencies in Tampa

International adoption is also an option for families looking to grow through adoption. While the paths for this kind of adoption have become narrower over the last few decades, there are still ways you can bring a child from another country into your family.

If you are interested, these Tampa adoption agencies can help facilitate an intercountry adoption:

Tampa Adoption Attorneys

In addition to finalizing your adoption in Tampa, your adoption attorney is needed to guide you through the legal process of adoption in Florida, including explaining adoption consent and rights. American Adoptions will retain legal counsel for our prospective birth and adoptive parents, so you don’t have to find help on your own.

If you wish to locate a Tampa adoption attorney on your own, here are a few to consider:

Tampa Adoption Home Study Providers

In order to adopt a child in the U.S., all prospective adoptive parents must first undergo a home study with a Florida-licensed home study provider. In addition to being a licensed child-placing agency in the state, American Adoptions is also licensed to complete the adoption home study in Tampa for hopeful adoptive parents.

Choosing an adoption agency that’s able to complete your home study as well as provide child-placing services means that you won’t have to find an additional Tampa adoption professional to work with. We are also happy to provide home studies to adoptive parents currently working with other Tampa adoption agencies for placement services.

Prenatal, Maternity Care and Delivery Hospitals in Tampa

When you’re pregnant and creating a Tampa adoption plan through American Adoptions, you’ll also create your birth plan, which includes choosing where you’d like to receive your medical care and give birth. Remember: Your medical and pregnancy-related expenses will always be completely free to you.

You will get to choose the obstetrician and hospital which you feel most comfortable receiving services from. Some local Tampa hospitals you may consider for your medical needs include:

Adoption Finalization Courts in Tampa

Your Tampa adoption will be finalized after placement in your local county circuit court. Your specialist and attorney will help you prepare for this simple, short court hearing, after which your child will be an official member of your family! You can visit the Hillsborough County Clerk of the Circuit Court website to learn more about where your adoption will be finalized in Tampa.

Want to learn more about adoption in Tampa with our agency? Or ready to start the process today? Call 1-800-ADOPTION to speak with a specialist at our national headquarters, or contact our local offices at 813-868-1000 to learn more about adoption in Tampa now.

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