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Adoption in Columbus, OH

Columbus Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

The resources for adoption in Columbus, Ohio listed below will help both couples hoping to adopt and expectant parents placing a child begin the adoption process. If you have any questions or need help finding local resources for adoption in Columbus, you can talk to our adoption specialists at any time by calling 1-800-ADOPTION.

Columbus Adoption Agencies

National adoption agencies like American Adoptions offer more services to birth and adoptive parents, like counseling, financial protection, legal representation and more. But there are several smaller local domestic adoption agencies in Columbus, as well, including:

Foster Care Agencies in Columbus

You can foster-to-adopt a child or adopt from foster care with the help of any of these Columbus foster care resources:

International Adoption Agencies in Columbus

Adopt a child internationally with this Ohio-based international adoption service:

Columbus Adoption Attorneys

Adoptive parents and birth parents must be represented separately by a Columbus adoption attorney. An adoption attorney is needed to inform them of adoption consent requirements, the legal steps involved in an adoption in Columbus, as well as completing the adoption finalization.

American Adoptions retains legal counsel for our birth and adoptive families in Columbus, but if you need to seek an outside attorney, you may wish to contact one of the following lawyers:

Home Study Providers in Columbus

A home study is needed for any family hoping to adopt in Columbus, and it must be conducted by an Ohio-licensed home study professional. One such nearby provider of home studies in Ohio is:

Columbus Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternity Care and Delivery

It can be helpful for a pregnant woman to establish a hospital plan that she’s comfortable with when she’s creating her Columbus adoption plan with American Adoptions. Several local hospitals you may consider for your maternity needs include:

Columbus Courts for Adoption Finalization

As the final step in the Columbus adoption process, an adoption must be finalized in the adoptive parents’ county courthouse. You can find more information about where your child’s Columbus adoption will be finalized below:

For more information about adopting in Columbus, or how to locate resources for adoption in Columbus, OH, call 1-800-ADOPTION

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