Adoption in Reading
Where to Start for Reading, PA Adoptions
The following resources for adoption in Reading, PA, can help both families looking to adopt and expectant parents considering placing a child for adoption in Reading. But, if you want to speak with a professional about infant adoption in Reading right away, American Adoptions is here to help. Call 1-800-ADOPTION to receive free information now.
In the meantime, learn a bit more below about the professionals involved in a Reading adoption:
Reading Adoption Agencies
For those looking to complete a domestic adoption in Reading, the following agencies will be able to help:
It’s advised that you work with national adoption agencies like American Adoptions rather than smaller local agencies in Reading, because national agencies can offer the full range of services needed to complete an adoption from start to finish, for both prospective birth and adoptive parents in Pennsylvania. National agencies offer more benefits for both prospective birth and adoptive families, making for a safer, higher quality adoption experience for all parties involved.
Resources for Foster Care Adoption in Reading
Hopeful adoptive parents who wish to foster to adopt in Reading or adopt from foster care may want to contact the following resources:
International Adoption in Reading
If you want to adopt a child internationally, this Reading adoption agency is the one to call:
Reading Adoption Attorneys
A Reading adoption attorney is required for both prospective birth and adoptive families. Your adoption attorney will walk you through the legal steps of the Pennsylvania adoption process, from adoption consent to finalization.
American Adoptions connects the prospective birth and adoptive families we work with to legal representation, but if you need to find a Reading adoption attorney on your own, you might consider getting in touch with one of the following local lawyers:
Reading Home Study Providers
A home study from a Pennsylvania-licensed professional is required for all families who wish to adopt a child in Reading. While most home study providers will be able to travel to you, there are a couple of nearby options closest to Reading who can complete your home study:
Check 1-800-HomeStudy to find more options for home study providers in Pennsylvania.
Hospitals in Reading for Maternity Care and Delivery
Expectant mothers who are creating an adoption plan for their baby in Reading will also create a birth plan through American Adoptions. Choosing where you want to receive medical care ahead of time can help put your mind at ease. The following hospitals in Reading may be convenient for you:
Reading Health System
Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street, West Reading, PA 19611
Briedegam Family Birthing Center
2500 Bernville Road (RT. 183), Reading, PA 19605
Reading Adoption Finalization Courts
The final step in the Reading adoption process is finalization. This will take place in your local common pleas court. Check the Berks County Courts website to learn more about where you’ll be finalizing your adoption in Reading, PA, or ask your adoption attorney for more information.
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