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Adoption in Overland Park, KS

Overland Park Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

Facing an unplanned pregnancy in Overland Park, KS, you might be scared, anxious and unsure of what to do. Thankfully, you have options with your pregnancy, and adoption is one of them. For hopeful adoptive family’s eager to bring a child home, you can connect with an amazing birth mother and begin a life-long bond. 

  • Adoption is always an option. 

  • The right adoption agency can help you create an adoption plan that fits every need for your adoption. 

  • Adoption can create a better future for prospective birth parents, adoptive parents and, most importantly, children.

“They deserve a beautiful family, and I am so happy they trusted me to give them that.” - Candace, a birth mother having placed a child with an adoptive family through American Adoptions.  

This journey is beautiful and life changing. Prospective birth mothers find fresh starts, adoptive families fulfill dreams, and children find a loving family to thrive in. American Adoptions has served prospective birth mothers and families in this process for more than 25 years, and we’d be happy to serve you, too.  

Here, you’ll find all the resources you’ll need for your Overland Park adoption, from the best agencies to attorneys to home study providers and more. 

If you have additional questions about adoption in Overland Park, or if you are ready to take the first steps in your own adoption journey, you can contact American Adoptions by calling toll free at 1-800-ADOPTION at any time, or fill out our prospective birth mother information form here. For prospective adoptive families, fill out our online form here

Overland Park Adoption Agencies [Specializing in Local and National Adoptions] 

While we’re a national adoption agency with several office locations across the country, American Adoptions’ main headquarters is located at 7500 W. 110th St. in Overland Park, KS. This is our home, and anyone consider adoption in Overland Park is our neighbor. 

Regardless of whether you’re pregnant and thinking about adoption in Overland Park, or you’re looking to build your family through adoption, we would be honored to serve you in the adoption process. Your adoption process can be a beautiful journey that helps you feel confident, fulfilled and hopeful about the future when you work with our agency.

What our agency provides to you: 

  • As a national adoption agency, we have access to not only birth mothers and adoptive families in the Overland Park area, but throughout the country, giving you the best chance to find the perfect partner in your adoption journey based on your needs.

  • Your adoption experience is personalized to your desired needs and wants. Every aspect of your adoption journey is based on your visions expressed to one of our adoption professionals.

  • We are available to you 24/7 for whatever needs you have. 

When you work with American Adoptions for your adoption in Overland Park, you truly get the best of both worlds — the shortened wait times24/7 pregnancy support and financial protection that can only be found with a national agency, plus the convenience of working with a professional located nearby in your hometown. We are experts in local adoption laws and processes, and we can help you complete the entire process from start to finish. We’ve helped thousands of people complete adoptions, like Heather, a birth mother who worked with our agency.

“When I found out that I was pregnant with Luke in 2006, I knew I could not care for another child,” Heather said. “I was alone, scared and very worried about what the future held for my unborn baby, my children and me. I knew Luke was going to be better off with a different family. I contacted American Adoptions and they were kind, caring and showed me a great deal of understanding.” 

We would be honored to serve as your Overland Park adoption agency.

You can start the process with us any time by calling 1-800-ADOPTION or get free information online

Foster Care Agencies near Overland Park [Safe and Loving Homes are Available] 

If you’re interested in adopting a baby or placing a baby for adoption in Overland Park, American Adoptions is the first and only professional you’ll need to contact to get started. However, there are other types of adoption to consider when you are hopeful adoptive parents, as well. If you’re more interested in becoming a foster parent or adopting an older child from foster care, you will need to work with another professional to get the services you need. 

There are many foster children in need of loving homes, and this can be a wonderful way to grow your family. If you’d like look into the Overland Park foster care or foster-to-adopt process, these organizations can help: 

International Adoption Agencies in Overland Park 

Many families also consider internal adoption as a family-building option. While international adoptions are not as common as they once were, and the process can be complicated, it can still be possible if you work with a reputable international adoption professional. These Kansas international adoption agencies serve adoptive families in the Overland Park area: 

Overland Park Adoption Attorneys [Find the Right Attorney for Your Adoption] 

An Overland Park adoption attorney is required for birth parents and adoptive parents to help finalize the adoption and provide legal counsel and guidance throughout the adoption process.  

American Adoptions can connect you with an Overland Park adoption attorney when you work with us, so you won’t need to coordinate these legal services on your own. Our nationwide legal network includes the best adoption attorneys in Overland Park and throughout the U.S. — so no matter where your adoption takes place, you can be sure it is completed to the highest legal standards. 

If you are a prospective birth parent, it’s important to know that all of your legal fees will be covered by adoption financial assistance.

If you are researching attorneys for adoption in Overland Park on your own, the following list is a good place to start: 

Home Study Providers in Overland Park 

home study is required of anyone who is hoping to adopt in the U.S. You’ll need to work with a Kansas-licensed home study professional that specializes in the type of adoption you wish to pursue. 

American Adoptions is licensed as a home study provider in the state of Kansas, so prospective adoptive parents pursuing an Overland Park adoption don’t have to work with more than one adoption professional for this step. We can handle it in-house, while most other agencies can’t. We can also provide Kansas adoption home study services for Overland Park families adopting through another professional. 

If you are interested in other child-placing agencies that offer home study services for adoption in Overland Park, you can research additional Kansas-licensed professionals here

Overland Park Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternity Care and Delivery 

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and you’re considering adoption in Overland Park, creating a birth plan will be part of the adoption planning process. Remember, the costs associated with pregnancy, delivery and prenatal care are all covered for expectant mothers pursuing adoption. 

As a pregnant woman considering adoption in Kansas, you will be in charge of every step of the process — including how you would like your time in the hospital to go. Among the many other important decisions you will make during this process, you will be able to choose the hospital you are most comfortable delivering at. 

Your adoption specialist can help you to make this decision and create a hospital plan you are comfortable with. But, if you would like to get a head start on researching your options, here are a few Overland Park hospitals that can take care of expectant mothers choosing adoption before, during, and after delivery: 

Overland Park Judicial District Courts for Adoption Finalization [It’s Time to Celebrate] 

Kansas adoption law places adoption under the jurisdiction of judicial district courts. The local district court for Johnson County residents is the 10th Judicial District Court, which is where you’d go to finalize your adoption for the final step in the Overland Park adoption process. 

Our adoption specialists are here to answer your questions and guide you through the next steps to get started. Michelle, a birth parent specialist and a birth parent herself, is ready to answer any questions you may have about adoption. 

“I am available to answer any questions that arise, particularly from birth moms, as I have been in your shoes and know how you are feeling,” Michelle said. “It was most helpful to me when I had someone to talk to who would just listen to me without making any judgments or conclusions about who I was as a person.” 

You can ask Michelle questions about the adoption process online. You can also call us toll free at 1-800-ADOPTION, or get free information at our online contact form for prospective birth mothers considering adoption here. Adoptive families wanting more information on adopting a child can click here to get more information. 

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