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Adoption in Arlington, TX

Arlington Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

Adoption is a unique and personal journey. This is true in Arlington, and it’s true across the country. Whether you’re a hopeful parent ready to take the steps to grow your family or a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy in Texas and considering her options, this will be a life-changing decision.

“Although adoption is not an easy choice; it is a wonderful choice. I could not have asked for a better experience, and I wish I could personally thank everyone involved in, not just those involved in my adoption, but all adoptions,” said Nicole, a birth mother who placed her baby for adoption through American Adoptions.

We understand that you probably have countless questions on your mind when it comes to how to start your adoption in Arlington, Texas. Adoption can be a confusing journey at first, but the destination is well worth it. 

You might be wondering:

  • Which type of adoption is right for me?

  • Which professional is best suited to guide me through the process?

  • What are the essentials that I need to know when it comes to Arlington adoptions?

Find the answer to these questions and more in this guide below.

Arlington Adoption Agencies

Choosing the right adoption agency is essential to having a safe, smooth experience. Our personal experience with adoption makes us one of the best adoption agencies you could work with to complete your Arlington adoption.

As a national, full-service agency, American Adoptions can help prospective birth mothers and hopeful adoptive parents throughout their journey in Arlington, Texas.

Here are just a few of the services that we provide:

  • 24/7 counseling. If you’re an expectant birth parent, our adoption counselors can discuss your unplanned pregnancy options and help you cope with the complicated emotions you might be feeling during this journey.

  • Home study services. Before your adoption can be finalized, you must complete a home study. American Adoptions is able to perform your home study for you so you don’t have to worry about finding a separate professional.

  • Financial support. If you’re an expectant birth parent our adoption services are completely free to you. Depending on your situation we will also be able to cover living expenses and pregnancy costs.

  • Matching services. As the expectant birth parent, your adoption specialist will provide you with adoptive family profiles you will be able to choose from. Because we are a national adoption agency, we work with more families at once than most other agencies. This means more options, and a better chance of finding the perfect parents.

If you choose to work with American Adoptions for your Arlington adoption, you’ll have the benefits of working with a local professional, in addition to services only a national adoption can provide. This means that adoptive families and expectant parents will experience shorter-than-average wait times for adoption opportunities.

“I know that not everyone who is faced with an unplanned pregnancy can make the choice to give their child up for adoption, but someday I hope that it becomes more common and others can be more open minded,” said Nikalit, a birth mother who worked with American Adoptions.

By choosing American Adoptions to be the agency to help you complete your Arlington adoption, you are working with an agency that is committed to making sure everyone involved is comfortable and informed throughout the adoption process. Our own experience with adoption — as a staff made up of adoptive parents, adoptees and birth parents — allows us to provide you with a firsthand perspective that might be helpful when it comes to answering your questions.

Remember, we’re just a phone call away! Our closest office is located at:

700 N. Carroll Ave.

Suite 160

Southlake, TX 76092

817-722-5340

If you have any other questions about our services or our agency, you can call us at 1-800-ADOPTION 24/7 or reach out to us here. Requesting information about your options is and always will be 100 percent free, so don’t hesitate to contact us today! 

Arlington Adoption Attorneys

Whether you’re a hopeful parent or a pregnant woman considering her options, you need a fantastic Arlington adoption attorney to get to the finish line. While we can always help connect you to a trusted professional from our own network, you might want to start off by doing your own research.

When you’re a prospective birth parent, you’ll never have to worry about fees from your attorney. These costs (and many others) will be covered by adoption financial assistance.

Below are a few local professionals to contact:

Arlington Adoption Home Study Providers

The home study is one of the most important, but stressful, steps for every adoptive parent. As we mentioned earlier, American Adoptions is licensed in Texas, which means that we can help you from beginning to end! In other words, you won’t have to look for another professional to complete this crucial step.

And, even if you’re not working with our agency, our home study specialists would still be more than happy to help you complete this portion of your Arlington adoption to get you one step closer to your dreams.

For more information about what the home study entails, start your search at 1-800-homestudy.com. You can also reach out to American Adoptions for more information on our Texas home study services.

Arlington Foster Care Professionals

While American Adoptions is an expert at private domestic adoptions, you might be considering other options for building a family in Arlington. One of those options, of course, is foster care. This type of adoption can be complex, but it’s the end result that makes it all worth it.

If this sounds like the right option for you, here are a few professionals that can help you with a foster care adoption in Arlington:

Arlington International Adoption Agencies

An international Arlington adoption is another path that hopeful adoptive parents can take to grow their family. While the rates of international adoptions are declining, it can still be the right option for your family.

If you’re considering an international adoption in Arlington, you’ll want to brush up on current intercountry adoption laws and regulations, the requirements for adopting from your chosen country and information on The Hague Adoption Convention. Here are a few professionals near Arlington that can help you navigate international waters and answer some of your biggest concerns:

Arlington Hospitals

The birth of your child is one of the biggest days of your entire adoption process. As a prospective birth mother, you should feel like you’re in safe hands the moment you walk through the doors of any Arlington hospital.

With some of our adoption specialists being birth mothers themselves, we understand how important it is to feel comfortable during your delivery and hospital stay. That’s why we let you create your own hospital plan. Once you have an idea of how you want this to look, your adoption specialist will make the proper arrangements with the hospital

Your social worker will walk you through the steps to ensure the hospital you choose is right for you. Here are a few of that you can choose from:

Arlington Adoption Court System

At the end of every adoption journey is a finalization hearing. This is the day your child finally becomes a legal, permanent member of your family. If you’re completing an Arlington adoption, you can contact the Tarrant County Court to learn more about what to expect.  

Arlington Tourist Attractions

When you think of Arlington, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Six Flags. But that’s not all there is to do! Check out some of these popular destinations if you’re staying in town while you’re waiting for your Arlington adoption to move onto the next steps:

If you have any other questions about an adoption in Arlington, you can always get free information online here. If you’d like to learn more about adoption with our agency, please give us a call at 1-800-ADOPTION.  

 

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