Adoption in Green Bay
Green Bay Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More
Whether you’re a hopeful adoptive parent or an expectant mother considering adoption in Green Bay, Wisconsin, it isn’t always easy to figure out how the process works or where to find the services you need. That’s why we’ve compiled the following information about adoption in Green Bay, complete with a directory of Green Bay adoption agencies, attorneys and other professionals.
You have many choices when it comes to your adoption professionals; you may select an adoption facilitator to help you find an adoption opportunity, then work with an adoption attorney to finalize your adoption. You may hire a separate adoption counselor or consultant to provide other important services, like emotional support, guidance and case management services, along the way. The sheer number of adoption professionals and the various services each offers can quickly become overwhelming — and expensive.
Or, you can simply work with a full-service adoption agency, like American Adoptions.
As a national adoption agency, we can provide all of the services you need to complete an infant adoption in Green Bay, either as a hopeful adoptive parent or prospective birth mother. Instead of coordinating with multiple adoption professionals on your own, you can work with one adoption specialist to guide you through the entire process, from start to finish.
To learn more about our Green Bay adoption services, you can call 1-800-ADOPTION or request free information online at any time. In the meantime, learn more about how to complete an adoption in Green Bay, WI, below.
Green Bay Adoption Agencies
American Adoptions is a national, full-service adoption agency serving waiting adoptive families and prospective birth parents in Green Bay. This means that we can guide you through every step of the Green Bay adoption process and provide all of the services you need along the way, including:
Free, 24/7 counseling for women facing an unplanned pregnancy
Screening for all prospective birth and adoptive parents
Services to help connect expectant mothers and adoptive families
Post-placement services for adoptive and birth parents
Financial protection programs for adoptive parents
Financial assistance and scholarships for birth parents
Birth and adoptive parents who choose a national agency like American Adoptions to complete their Green Bay adoption enjoy a number of additional services and benefits that many other professionals can’t match. However, if you want to research other adoption agencies in Green Bay, you might consider the following:
Green Bay Adoption Attorneys
An adoption attorney is required in every Green Bay adoption to ensure the legal steps of the process are completed correctly. When you work with American Adoptions, you will be connected with one of the trusted attorneys in our network, and you won’t need to hire a Green Bay adoption lawyer on your own.
However, if you are working with another adoption agency or if you are considering an independent adoption, you may need to contact a Green Bay adoption attorney yourself. Here are some choices:
You can find other Green Bay adoption lawyers and read reviews of them here.
Become a Foster Parent in Green Bay
As a domestic infant adoption agency, American Adoptions does not provide foster care adoption services. However, many Green Bay families choose to grow their families through the foster care system.
If you are interested in becoming a foster parent or adopting from foster care in Green Bay, these organizations may be able to help:
You can learn more about adopting from foster care or becoming a foster parent in Green Bay through the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families or wiadopt.org.
International Adoption in Green Bay
International adoption is another option for hopeful parents in Green Bay. However, American Adoptions only completes domestic adoptions within the United States and cannot offer international adoption services.
Many international adoption agencies are located outside of Wisconsin. However, the following local agencies may be able to provide some services to hopeful parents pursuing international adoptions in Green Bay:
Green Bay Home Study Services
Regardless of the type of adoption they choose, every hopeful adoptive parent must first complete the Wisconsin adoption home study. The home study is essentially an overview of the family, their home and life to ensure they are prepared to adopt and can provide a safe, stable home to an adopted child.
If you are a Wisconsin resident, your home study must be completed by a Wisconsin-licensed home study professional. American Adoptions can refer you to a trusted home study provider in your area, or you can contact:
You can find more information about each of these home study professionals and more at 1-800-homestudy.com.
Green Bay Maternity Hospitals
Hospital time is often one of the most emotional parts of the Green Bay adoption process, whether you are a pregnant woman considering adoption or a hopeful adoptive parent.
If you are considering adoption as a prospective birth mother, your adoption specialist will help you create an adoption hospital plan that outlines what you want your experience to be like. If you are planning to adopt a child, your adoption specialist will share the prospective birth mother’s hospital plan with you so you’ll know what to expect, as well.
If your baby is being born in Green Bay, one of these hospitals will likely be involved in your adoption story:
Finalizing Your Adoption in Green Bay
If you are an adoptive family and your adoption is being finalized in Wisconsin, your hearing may take place at one of the following Green Bay courts:
Your adoption attorney and American Adoptions specialist will guide you through the legal adoption process and help you to prepare for your Green Bay adoption finalization hearing.
Start Your Green Bay Adoption Process
Whether you are pursuing adoption as a prospective birth mother or a hopeful adoptive parent, American Adoptions can help you complete your adoption in Green Bay. To learn more or to start your Green Bay adoption process, call 1-800-ADOPTION any time.
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