Adoption in Beaumont, TX
Beaumont Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More
If you are a hopeful adoptive parent in considering adoption because you want to create the family of your dreams, or if you’re pregnant and considering placing a child for adoption in Beaumont, Texas, American Adoptions is here to help. Whatever your goals for private domestic infant adoption may be, we will be there every step of the way to help make them a reality.
“I chose a family who will give everything that I’m unable to give right now, along with all of the love and support I could ever want for him,” said Abigail, a birth parent, about her decision to choose adoption.
When you choose American Adoptions, you are choosing to work with an agency whose high quality, attentive service is enhanced by our own personal adoption experience as a staff made up of adoptive families, birth parents and adoptees. This experience has provided us with the knowledge and empathy to best assist you with your adoption.
Use this guide of local resources to help you get started with whatever adoption path you may choose.
Adoption Agencies in Beaumont, TX
If you are an adoptive parent pursuing domestic infant adoption in Beaumont, you will have the option of working with a national or local adoption agency. When you work with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions, you will have access to many beneficial services to help you complete your adoption with ease. Our national reach also allows us to work with multiple families at once, ensuring more adoption opportunities for both expectant parents and waiting adoptive parents.
Our own unique personal experience with adoption makes us better and well equipped adoption professionals. This experience enables us to provide expectant parents and hopeful adoptive parents with the empathy and compassion that can make all the difference in your adoption experience.
American Adoptions is a national agency licensed in Texas that provides all necessary services throughout the adoption process.
For expectant birth parents we offer:
24/7 counseling. Even though it’s a brave and selfless choice, adoption can come with some difficult emotions. Your adoption counselor will be able to help you navigate these complex emotions and will be a shoulder to lean on.
Financial assistance. Adoption is always free to you as the birth parent. American Adoptions will help cover pregnancy expenses and living costs such as groceries, rent and utilities, transportation, prenatal care, etc.
The best chance to find the perfect parents. While your adoption specialist will help mitigate the adoption process, you call all of the shots. You get to create your own adoption plan, choose the adoptive family, and how open you want the adoption to be
“I can honestly say I have no regrets dealing with this whole process. I encourage any young woman to not look over adoption as an option because it might just be the best decision you’ve ever made,” said Tonya of her decision to choose adoption for her baby.
For hopeful adoptive parents we offer:
Home study services. American Adoptions will provide a social worker who will be able to conduct your home study. The home study is an important piece of the adoption process and our specialists will make sure yours is completed thoroughly.
Matching services. We will create your adoptive family profile that the birth mother will be able to choose from and will help find adoption opportunities for you.
24/7 guidance and support. Our specialists are always available to answer your questions and make sure that you are well informed. When you work with American Adoptions, you will always have a shoulder to lean on.
To explore your options and learn more about adoption in Beaumont, please reach out to an adoption specialist anytime at 1-800-ADOPTION. You can get free information from our agency online. Remember, our local offices can be found in Houston, at:
2100 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
Foster Care Adoption in Beaumont
While the ultimate goal of foster care is to reunite child(ren) with their biological parents, sometimes this is not a possibility. Instead, the child becomes eligible for adoption. These children tend to be older, come from sibling groups or may have special needs. Although there are more uncertainties involved with foster care and foster care adoption, the life-changing outcome remains the same for parents and children.
For parents considering fostering or foster care adoption in Beaumont, here are several resources to help you get started:
International Adoption in Beaumont
Adopting a child from another country, although slightly more complex, shares the same amazing, life-changing outcome as all other types of adoption. International adoption specialists in Beaumont can help make your adoption dreams a reality. You will want to make sure to choose an agency that is licensed in the country you are hoping to adopt from.
Because of the added requirements, travel and various other factors, the international adoption process typically tends to take longer than domestic or foster adoption. Because of this, when you are ready, it is suggested you contact any of the agencies below as soon as possible to get your journey started:
Beaumont Adoption Lawyers
Part of the services American Adoptions provides our birth and adoptive parents is the facilitation of the legal counsel. All adoptions, no matter the type, require the use of an attorney. Legal representation for all involved parties ensures the adoption is completed legally.
American Adoptions will retain legal representation for any prospective birth parent or adoptive parent working with our agency, as well as cover the attorney fees of the expectant birth parent. You can also reach out to any of these local Beaumont adoption attorneys for more information
Beaumont adoption attorneys are here to help. A few local professionals you can contact include:
Home Study Professionals for Adoption in Beaumont
No matter the type of adoption you choose to pursue, an adoption home study is required. The home study determines your readiness to become a parent through background checks, in-home visits and in-person interviews.
As a Texas-licensed agency, American Adoptions completes this step for adoptive families. We also provide these services for prospective families who choose an agency unable to provide home study services.
Beaumont Hospitals for Maternity Care and Delivery
Adoption is a brave choice with many emotional decisions. American Adoptions is here to make sure you do not have to make these decisions alone.
Many pregnant women consider creating a hospital plan to be an important part of their overall adoption plan. Having a hospital plan in place helps eliminate any confusion or added stress when it comes time to deliver.
Some of our adoption specialists are birth mothers themselves and have gone through maternity care and the delivery process. It can be reassuring to work with sooner who has gone through the process themselves so that you can get a better idea of what to expect.
Designing a personalized hospital plan with their adoption agency is an important part of the Beaumont adoption planning process for pregnant women. If you are considering placing your child for adoption, know that you will be in charge of every single aspect, including your choice of obstetrician and hospital. And, don’t forget that your medical expenses will always be completely free to you.
This plan includes important details such as:
Where you will deliver your baby
If you will be using any medication
Who you would like in the room during delivery
If you would like any alone time with your baby
If you would like any interaction during placement, and more
Your adoption specialist will help you create the hospital plan that’s right for you.
When pursuing adoption in Beaumont, adoptive parents can expect to travel to one of the hospitals to meet their new baby:
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
The Medical Center of Southeast Texas-Beaumont
6025 Metropolitan Drive
Beaumont, Texas 77702
Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Beaumont Adoption Finalization Courts
In order for an adoption in Beaumont to be legally considered complete, a judge must issue a final decree of adoption during the finalization hearing.
In the weeks or months after you receive placement of your child, your adoption specialist will prepare you for your hearing by gathering all required documentation and arranging home visits to evaluate how you and your child are adapting to the adoption.
During the hearing itself, the judge will review all provided information and ask questions to better understand your situation. Many families consider the finalization hearing a celebration, as the approval means your child will become a legally recognized member of your family. Beaumont adoption finalization hearings take place in the Jefferson County courthouse
Adoption is an amazing journey, one which you do not have to travel alone. If you have any questions about adoption in Beaumont, Texas, with our agency, call us at 1-800-ADOPTION now or contact us online to get the support you deserve. An adoption specialist will be happy to help.
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