Adoption in Beaumont, TX
Beaumont Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More
If you are a hopeful adoptive parent researching the process of adopting a child, 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.
Want to learn more about Beaumont adoptions with our agency? Call us at 1-800-ADOPTION or request free adoption information online.
Researching adoption can be confusing and appear challenging, especially without knowing where to start. 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. Both types of agencies provide wonderful support and services through the adoption process, but depending upon your specific needs, one may be a better choice than the other.
American Adoptions is a national agency licensed in Texas, that provides all necessary services throughout the adoption process, including:
- 24/7 counseling services and adoption education for pregnant women
- Financial support for women considering adoption
- Adoption opportunities across the U.S for prospective birth parents and adoptive parents
- Financial risk-sharing for adoptive families
- Post-placement support and counseling
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 request free information from our agency online. Remember, our local offices can be found in Houston, at:
2100 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
You can also contact any of the agencies below:
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:
- Arrow Child and Family Ministries
- Circles of Care
- Homes with Hope
- Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
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.
Beaumont adoption attorneys are here to help. A few local professionals you can contact include:
- Brown Pruitt Wambsganss Dean Forman & Moore, P.C.
- Hendershot Cannon Martin & Hisey, P.C.
- Kutty Law Firm
- Laura Dale & Associates, P.C.
- Lindsay Lindsay and Parsons
- Regan Armstrong & Associates, P.L.L.C.
Home Study Professionals 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.
If you’d like to research other home study professions for your adoption in Beaumont, visit 1-800-homestudy to begin your search.
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.
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
- 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:
- Houston Methodist
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 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. An adoption specialist will be happy to help.
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