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Adoption in Dallas, TX

Dallas Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

For many people, the adoption process can be confusing at first. To get to the finish line, you’ll need the help of a lot of professionals and different services. Whether you’re an adoptive family or a pregnant woman considering adoption, the right adoption agency can simplify your entire experience:

  • If you decide to work with American Adoptions, you’ll never feel lost on what happens next. Because of our personal adoption experience, we know how overwhelming the process can be. That’s why we’ll be here to walk you through each and every step.

  • Working with a national adoption agency is incredibly beneficial for prospective families and pregnant women considering adoption. Because of our large size, we’re able to offer tons of services that you’ll have a harder time finding anywhere else.

  • If you’ve been looking for an agency that’s nearby, then you’ll be happy to know that American Adoptions has several locations throughout Texas.  If you choose to start your adoption with us, you’ll have the benefits of a national agency, with the feel of a local professional near you.

For hopeful adoptive parents and pregnant women considering adoption in Dallas and the surrounding area, working with American Adoptions offers all the benefits of a national agency with the same perks you’d expect from a smaller, local professional. Because of our size and scope, we are able to offer lower adoption wait times and financial protection for adoptive parents. And, because we are licensed and have offices in Texas, we’re also qualified to complete the home study for adoptive parents in the Lone Star State.

We’re also more than capable of helping a prospective birth mother through every step of her adoption, too. Some of the services we’re known for are 24/7 support to expectant birth parents, financial assistance throughout her adoption, help finding the prospective adoptive family, information on her unplanned pregnancy options and more. To learn more about how we can help in Dallas, you can always call 1-800-ADOPTION or request free adoption information online at any time.

Dallas Adoption Agencies

Only you can know which agency is the best fit. Working with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions over a regional one has several important benefits for birth and adoptive parents. This is an important choice — the agency you work with will determine your experience in the adoption process.

“Even though adoption was the hardest decision I will ever make in my life, American Adoptions also made it the best decision I’ve ever made in my life,” Erika said. “Even to this day, I know that every time I call Shannon [My adoption specialist] I feel like I am her only birth mom that she has to deal with, because she has no problem talking to me and listening to everything I have to say.”

With American Adoptions, prospective birth mothers have 24/7 access to professional counseling services, hundreds of adoptive family profiles to choose from, and support at every stage of the adoption process and at any time in the future.

Adoptive families have shorter adoption wait times, and through American Adoptions’ Risk-Sharing program, they’re protected from potential fraud and financial loss in the event of a disruption. You can learn more about some of the benefits of working with American Adoptions here.

And with offices conveniently located in Southlake, we are also uniquely equipped to serve as your local Dallas adoption agency.

Our primary Texas office is located at:

700 N Carroll Avenue
Suite 160
Southlake, TX 76092
817-722-5340

Foster Care Adoption Agencies in Dallas

American Adoptions specializes in domestic infant adoption. However, this isn’t the only way to adopt. We want to support hopeful parents in any way possible, regardless of if they work with us in the adoption process. Many families find that foster care adoption is a great way to start or grow their family. For those wanting to become foster parents or adopt from foster care in Dallas, contact:

  • Buckner

  • CK Family Services

  • Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Texas

International Adoption Agencies in Dallas

A third route that families could consider is international adoption. This process is long and complex — a good agency is vital. International adoption agencies in Dallas include:

  • Hope International

  • Buckner

  • Adoptions International, Inc.

Dallas Adoption Attorneys

Whether you are a prospective birth parent or adoptive parent, you’ll need to be represented by a Dallas adoption attorney in order to finalize your adoption and ensure the process is completed legally. But we know that finding one can be stressful. Thankfully, your adoption specialist through American Adoptions can connect you to the necessary legal services when you call 1-800-ADOPTION.

When you’re a prospective birth parent, your legal fees will always be covered by adoption financial assistance.

If you are working with another adoption professional and need to find a Dallas adoption attorney on your own, some nearby options include:

  • Brown Pruitt Wambsganss Ferrill & Dean

  • Law Offices of Kimberly V. Wright

  • Law Offices of Irene G. Mugambi, P.C.

  • Law Office of Lauren Gaydos Duffer

  • Law Offices of Shelly B West

  • Criss Law Group, PLLC

  • The Nicol Law Firm, PLLC

  • The Ashmore Law Firm, P.C.

You can find additional local TX adoption lawyers through the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.

Home Study Providers in Dallas [A Crucial Step]

As a licensed home study provider in the state of Texas, American Adoptions can complete your entire adoption. We’ll take care of your Texas adoption home study so that you don’t have to juggle more than one adoption professional needlessly.

If you’re adopting through another professional, we can conduct your domestic adoption home study without pairing you with an expectant mother. Learn more about the Texas adoption home study here.

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

Dallas Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternity Care and Delivery [Where to Go for the Big Day]

Having an established birth plan gives additional peace of mind to pregnant women creating an adoption plan in Dallas. The costs for prenatal care, pregnancy, birth, and post-delivery care are covered for women choosing adoption with American Adoptions.

If you are a pregnant woman considering adoption in Dallas, you will be able to deliver in the hospital that is most convenient for you. Some Dallas maternity hospitals you might consider in your hospital plan include:

Medical City Dallas Hospital
7777 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 566-7000

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 345-6789

Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75246
(214) 820-0111

Parkland Memorial Hospital
5200 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 590-8000

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
1441 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 947-8181

If you have any questions about making an adoption plan or how to find a hospital, we’d be more than happy to answer them. We know how stressful considering adoption can be, which is why we’re here to help you every step of the way.

“I was always one of those people that was like, ‘Oh, I could never do adoption,’” Erika said. “I always believed those women were really strong, but I didn’t know how they did it. Not until I actually experienced it myself did I fully understand how hard it is. You have to have a great amount of love to place your child for adoption.”

You can give us a call at any time at 1-800-ADOPTION to speak to a specialist who can go over the benefits of adoption in Dallas. And if you’re just starting out, you can learn more about your unplanned pregnancy options here.

Dallas Courts for Adoption Finalization

Adoptions are placed under the jurisdiction of judicial district courts according to Texas adoption laws. Residents of Dallas County can find their nearest district court here. This court is where the adoptive family will finalize the adoption.

These resources are a great place to start as you gather information about adoption. Still, you probably have a lot of questions.

Need more help finding resources for adoption in Dallas? Get free information here. You can also call 1-800-ADOPTION now to start your Dallas adoption process today. And if you’re a pregnant woman looking for help from someone who knows what you’re going through, you can click here to speak with Michelle, one of our birth mother specialists, who is also a birth parent herself.

 

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