Adoption in Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, KS, Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More
Choosing adoption can be a life-changing moment for prospective birth mothers and hopeful adoptive families. Those who do pursue adoption are faced with a process that can be long and confusing. The challenges are always worth it in the end, but there are moments when things are difficult. A better understanding of adoption goes a long way toward making the process smoother.
This guide to adoption in Kansas City, KS, will help you understand the process, learn about professionals who can help and prepare you to confidently take your next step. You can also learn more about adoption on the other side of the state line with our guide to adoption in Kansas City, Mo., or check out other local resources for nearby cities here.
In the meantime, here’s what you need to know to get started on your Kansas City, KS, adoption.
Kansas City, KS, Adoption Agencies
American Adoptions helps pregnant women considering adoption for their child as well as couples hoping to adopt a child across the United States. But we also have a special connection to Kansas City, as our national offices are located nearby in Overland Park. You can find us at:
7500 W. 110th St.
Overland Park, KS 66210
In addition, our Kansas City, KS office is located at:
827 Armstrong Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
In addition to being a national child-placing agency licensed in multiple states, we’re a licensed home study provider for the states of Kansas and Missouri. Whether you’re creating an adoption plan for your child or hoping to become a family through adoption, this means that we can help you complete every step of your Kansas City adoption process from start to finish.
Because of our national scope, we’re also able to provide many advantages not offered by other KCK adoption professionals, including financial protection for adoption disruptions, 24/7 support for prospective birth mothers, and lower wait times for adoptive families. So, when you choose to work with American Adoptions, you’re getting the best of both worlds — the extensive resources and benefits of a large, national agency, with the same hometown expertise and convenience of a local professional. We would be honored to serve as your Kansas City adoption agency.
When you work with our agency, you’ll have one main point of contact to guide you through the entire process, and you won’t need to worry about coordinating multiple agencies and attorneys on your own. However, the following are some additional helpful resources you might consider for your adoption in Kansas City, KS.
Other domestic adoption agencies that serve the Kansas City adoption community and surrounding area include:
If you have any questions, or if you are ready to start your Kansas City adoption with American Adoptions, you can always call 1-800-ADOPTION for free adoption information.
Kansas City Adoption Attorneys
Both birth and adoptive parents must separately be represented by a Kansas City adoption attorney. When you work with American Adoptions, the necessary legal services will be coordinated for you by your adoption specialist.
American Adoptions regularly works with some of the best Kansas City, KS, adoption attorneys, including:
When you work with our agency, you will have access to these and the many other excellent adoption attorneys in our national legal network. We work with the best, most trusted adoption lawyers in KCK and across the country — so no matter where your adoption takes place, you can rest assured that the process is being completed to the highest legal standards.
You can find additional local adoption lawyers through the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.
Home Study Providers in Kansas City, Kansas
American Adoptions is a licensed Kansas home study provider, so when you work with us to complete your adoption, you don’t have to worry about working with multiple adoption professionals; we’ll take care of the adoption home study for you. We can also complete the adoption home study for families adopting through another professional.
You can request more information about our Kansas home study services here, or find additional home study providers in the Kansas City, KS, area here.
Foster Care Agencies in Kansas City, Kansas
Even though American Adoptions only works with prospective birth mothers and adoptive families pursuing domestic infant adoption, we recognize that there are other paths many hopeful parents choose. If you’re looking to foster to adopt in Kansas City, try:
International Adoption Agencies near Kansas City
In addition to domestic infant and foster care adoption, many families choose to adopt from foreign countries each year. While this process is not nearly as common or straightforward as it once was, it can still be an option for families who work with reputable international adoption agencies. For international adoption in the Kansas City area, the following can help:
Holt International (international adoption home studies only in Kansas)
Kansas City, KS, Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternity Care and Delivery
For pregnant women in Kansas City, KS, who are creating an adoption plan, having a birth plan in place can offer peace of mind. Remember, medical costs associated with the pregnancy, delivery, prenatal care, and post-delivery care are covered for women choosing adoption with American Adoptions.
If you are a prospective birth mother considering adoption in KCK, you will be in control of every aspect of your adoption process, including the hospital stay. You will get to make many important decisions about how you want your delivery experience to go, including choosing the hospital you are most comfortable delivering at.
Your adoption specialist can help you make this choice and create your hospital plan, but if you’d like to start researching your options, some good hospitals for maternity care in the Kansas City area include:
The University of Kansas Hospital
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City, MO 64116
Kansas City, KS, Courts for Adoption Finalization
The court in which you finalize your Kansas City, Kan., adoption will depend on what part of Kansas City you live in. Kansas adoption law states that adoptions are under the jurisdiction of judicial district courts.
If you reside in Wyandotte County in the Kansas side of Kansas City, you’ll finalize your adoption in Kansas City here.
Whether you are hoping to adopt a child or considering placing a baby for adoption in Kansas City, KS, this will be a life-changing journey. If you are ready to get started, or if you’d like to request more information about American Adoptions’ services for prospective birth parents and adoptive families in Kansas City, you can request free information any time.
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