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Adoption in Austin, TX

Austin Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

Whether you’re looking for adoptive parents for your child or hoping to adopt a baby, you’re making the best decisions for you and your family because American Adoptions can provide all the Austin adoption services you need to complete the process from start to finish.

“I knew I had done what was best for Theodore. I gave him the best possible future, filled with unconditional love, financial stability, education and so much more!” said Sara of her decision to place her baby for adoption.

When expectant parents or prospective adoptive parents choose American Adoptions, they are choosing a world of opportunities. We are a national, full-service adoption agency serving hopeful adoptive families and prospective birth parents across the country — but with offices located throughout Texas, including one in Austin; we are also uniquely equipped to serve as your local Austin adoption agency. Our offices are located at:

3800 North Lamar Blvd.
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78756

Call 1-800-ADOPTION now to see how we can help and to get free adoption information. We believe everyone has a right to do what is best for their life. For you, that may mean choosing adoption for your baby or pursuing adoption to become parents. Either way, American Adoptions is here to help.

Adoption Agencies in Austin

By working with a leading national adoption agency like American Adoptions, you don’t have to work with multiple adoption professionals in order to complete your Austin adoption. We’re a full-service adoption agency, which means we can serve you from start to finish in the adoption process.

Because we are licensed in Texas, we are even able to complete the adoption home study for adoptive parents. We can guide you through creating an adoption plan, retain legal counseling for you, and help you find an adoption opportunity and more.

Because of our size and national scope, we are also able to provide many additional services and benefits not found at most other Austin adoption agencies, including:

  • 24/7 counseling services for prospective birth parents. We know that even though choosing adoption comes from a place of love, it can come with some difficult emotions. We’re here to help.

  • More adoptive families for expectant mothers to choose from. We work with hundreds of families at once, which means there is a larger pool of adoptive families for you to choose from. You will likely be able to find the perfect family to raise your child in a shorter amount of time.

  • Financial Assistance to expectant birth parents. Adoption comes at no cost to you as the birth parent. We will help you cover any living costs and pregnancy expenses throughout your adoption process. You have enough to think about without worrying about finances.

  • Lower adoption wait times for hopeful parents. As a national adoption agency we work with many expectant birth parents, which means we have more adoption opportunities to offer.

“I just knew I wasn't ready at that time in my life to give my son everything I thought he truly needed and deserved. American Adoptions and the amazing couple that adopted my son have made it possible for me to live my life now,” said Heather of her experience with American Adoptions.

No matter what your needs are as an expectant parent or a hopeful adoptive parent, the unique adoption experience of the American Adoptions staff helps us go above and beyond in providing you with beneficial services and support throughout your adoption process.

Foster Care Adoption in Austin            

You may be interested in becoming a foster parent or adopting from foster care in Austin. If so, you should contact any of the following Austin foster care resources:

International Adoption in Austin

Many families consider international adoption as a family-building option. This process can be complicated, and it’s important to find a trustworthy agency to help you through it. If you want to adopt from another country, consider contacting this Austin adoption agency:

Austin Adoption Lawyers

An adoption attorney will help you to finalize your adoption in Austin, educate you about Texas adoption laws and more. When you work with American Adoptions, we’ll retain an adoption attorney for you so you don’t have to worry about finding an adoption attorney in Austin.

American Adoptions will connect you with an attorney we trust, but you’re also more than welcome to work with your own preferred representative. Through our adoption financial assistance, the attorney fees of the birth parents will be covered.

If you want to find an outside attorney, there are many local attorneys to choose from, including:

Home Study Professionals for Adoption in Austin

Before you can be approved to adopt in the U.S, every adoptive family must undergo a home study with a Texas-licensed home study provider. American Adoptions is one such licensed provider of home studies in the state of Texas.

By working with an adoption agency that can also conduct your home study in Austin, you don’t have to work with an outside adoption professional in addition to your child-placing professional. American Adoptions can also provide Texas home study services to hopeful parents working with another child-placing agency in Austin.

If you’d like to research other local home study providers, call 1-800-HOMESTUDY or visit their online database.

Austin Hospitals for Maternity Care and Delivery

When creating an Austin adoption plan with American Adoptions, expectant mothers will also have the opportunity to plan out how their want their delivery to go in the form of a hospital plan. Establishing a birth and hospital plan can give you greater peace of mind during your pregnancy.

American Adoptions has firsthand experience with the adoption process and we understand how important it is to have a comfortable hospital experience. Remember, you will always have the support of your adoption specialist throughout this. You will be able to craft your own hospital plan, and your adoption specialist will facilitate everything with the hospital that needs to be done, giving you one less thing to worry about during your Austin adoption.

One of the decisions you will make as you create your hospital plan is the hospital you’d like to deliver at. Austin hospitals that can care for you during your pregnancy and delivery include:

Austin Adoption Finalization Courts

When it comes time for the adoptive family to finalize the adoption after placement, the adoption hearing will take place at your local county district court. Find your Austin county court for adoption finalization below:

Several months after a baby is placed with his or her adoptive parents, an Austin adoption would be legally finalized with a short hearing. The birth mother does not have to attend this hearing, only the adoptive family and their adoption specialist. At this hearing, the judge grants the final decree of adoption to the adoptive family. This is the day you have been waiting for! You will officially be legal parents to your new family member. 

To get help finding resources for adoption in Austin, you can always call 1-800-ADOPTION now to speak to a Texas adoption specialist for free adoption information. Adoption could be the best thing you ever do — get started today.

 

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