We want you to know we are here for you, to walk gently and compassionately with you. We want to answer your questions, spend time getting to know you, and help you make the best decisions for the circumstances you find yourself in. Adoption can be a beautiful outcome.
Catholic Charities provides a professional, compassionate birthparent coordinator to walk alongside you during your pregnancy and beyond.
"Catholic Charities brought me peace and clarity in my time of need."
“Catholic Charities brought me peace and clarity in my time of need. To anyone considering adoption take that first step and reach out there is no pressure only love and resources for you. Thank you Catholic Charities for providing my sweet Benjamin with a forever home! “
Frequently Asked Questions
If I contact an adoption agency, am I obligated to choose adoption?
How much will adoption cost?
Do I choose the adoptive family?
Can I get to know the adoptive family?
Can I choose adoption if I have other children?
Can I have a relationship with my baby?
- Pictures and letters – The adoptive family sends pictures and letters three times the first 6 months through the agency, and longer if desired.
- Visits – Many adoptive families are interested in open adoption, meaning they are excited for birthmom to maintain a personal relationship with the child through the agency or directly.
How do agencies screen adoptive families?
- Have completed an extensive home study, ensuring the family has a strong marriage, completed criminal, medical and financial checks, and that their home is a safe environment for a child.
- Are accepting of certain birthmother backgrounds and possible contact with her before and after the adoption.
Will adoptive parents love my child like a biological child?
We are here to help.
If you have more specific questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816.648.0555 to speak with an adoption social worker. You can also fill out the form below to be contacted with more information.
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