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Adoption in Overland Park, KS

Overland Park Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

If you are considering adoption in Overland Park, KS, you’ve come to the right place.

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.

We know this process can be confusing at the start, which is why we’ve compiled the following guide to help you get started. 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 at any time to get started.

Overland Park Adoption Agencies

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. We are a full-service, fully licensed child-placing agency in Kansas, which means we can guide you through every step in this process from start to finish. We provide services like:

  • Free adoption information, counseling and education to help prospective birth mothers and hopeful parents determine whether this is the right option for them

  • Emotional support and counseling for any woman facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption

  • Outreach and advertising services to locate more adoption opportunities for hopeful adoptive parents

  • Adoption planning to help prospective birth mothers create the life they want for their babies and choose the perfect adoptive family to place them with

  • Coordination of medical care, housing assistance and financial support for prospective birth mothers to ensure their needs are met during pregnancy

  • Home studies for potential adoptive parents

  • Post-placement services for adoptive families and birth parents

  • And more

When you work with American Adoptions for your adoption in Overland Park, you truly get the best of both worlds — the shortened wait times, 24/7 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 can help you complete the entire process from start to finish, and 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 requesting free information online.

Foster Care Agencies near Overland Park

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, 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

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 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

A 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. 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

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.

Ready to start your adoption in Overland Park? Our adoption specialists are here to answer your questions and guide you through the next steps to get started. Contact them any time by requesting free, no-obligation information here

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