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Adoption in Providence

Providence Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

American Adoptions can help both potential birth parents and couples hoping to adopt in Rhode Island. As a national domestic adoption agency, we have the experience and resources you need for a great adoption in Providence. Some of the services we provide include:

  • 24/7 counseling services for women facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption

  • Helping expectant women with financial assistance during and often after the adoption

  • Post-placement services to help the adoptive family and birth parents transition to life after the adoption

  • Limited wait times for the adoptive family, meaning that you will be able to grow your family faster than a local adoption agency

  • And more.

For any questions about starting an adoption in Providence with American Adoptions, please call 1-800-ADOPTION for free information.

Providence Adoption Agencies

There are many benefits when it comes to working with a national adoption agency. If, however, you are interested in pursuing a local adoption in Providence, you may be interested in researching the following:

Adoption Attorneys in Providence, Rhode Island

Having an adoption attorney is essential to any adoption. An adoption attorney will be able to protect your best interests and answer any legal questions that you have about a Providence adoption. If you choose to work with us, American Adoptions will be able to connect you with a trusted adoption attorney in Providence. If instead you plan to work with a local adoption agency, you will need to research adoption attorneys in your area. Some options include:

Foster Care Professionals in Providence Rhode Island

You may have decided that foster care is a better fit for your family. In that case, the following professionals would be able to assist with your foster care adoption in Providence.

You are also welcome to contact your local DCS agency for more information on foster care in Providence, Rhode Island.

International Adoption Agencies in Providence, Rhode Island

Pursing an adoption in Providence doesn’t mean you have to stay in the United States. However, as some international adoption agencies only work with certain countries, it’s a good idea to start thinking about what country you would like to adopt from ahead of time. For information on an international adoption in Providence, please contact one of the following agencies.

Home Study Professionals in Rhode Island

Everyone who plans to adopt a child must first complete an adoption home study. This process proves that you have been evaluated as a prospective parent and that you are ready to bring a child into your home. Even though American Adoptions is not able to provide home study services in Rhode Island, you can contact either one of the following agencies for your Providence adoption home study.

If you have any questions about the process, or if you would like to find additional resources for your home study, please visit 1-800-homestudy for more information.

Providence Court System

To complete the final stage of your Providence adoption, you will need to have a finalization hearing. This is the day where your child will become an official member of your family, so remember to bring a camera and take plenty of pictures! For more information on your hearing, you can contact the family court in Providence County.

Local Hospitals in Providence

Just like how expectant mothers are able to plan their adoption, they are also able to create a hospital plan to describe how they want their delivery to go. Your adoption specialist may ask you questions for your hospital plan, such as:

  • How much time do you want to spend with the baby after the birth?

  • Do you want the adoptive family in the room during the delivery?

  • Who will be able to hold your baby first?

  • How much time do you want to spend with the adoptive family?

The details of your hospital plan are entirely up to you. You also have the ability to change your mind about anything in your hospital plan if it no longer suits your best interest. For example, you may have wanted the adoptive family to be in the room with you during the delivery, but decide later that it might not be the best option after all. No matter the circumstances, you adoption specialist can help you every step of the way.

If you are an expectant birth mother pursing an adoption in Providence, you may be working with one of the following hospitals:

If you have any questions about your hospital plan or if you would like to start creating an adoption plan with our agency, please call 1-800-ADOPTION for more information — with no obligation to choose adoption.

Tourist Attractions in Providence

If your adoption involves taking a trip to Providence, either while you’re waiting for ICPC to finish processing or to meet the prospective birth parents, you should consider visiting the following attractions while you’re in the area. As the capital of Rhode Island, there are plenty of sights to enjoy before you head back home.

If you are interested in starting your adoption in Providence, or if you have any questions about our resources available to you in Rhode Island, please call 1-800-ADOPTION for more information.

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Information available through these links is the sole property of the companies and organizations listed therein. America Adoptions, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy and is in no way responsible for its content or accuracy.