If you are new to adoption, you are likely wondering exactly what adoption is, what it means for both adoptive families and birth parents, and exactly how an adoption is completed. The following is a breakdown of how adoption works today.
We're Always Available
Adoption specialists are available 24 hours a day to offer free counseling and support to pregnant women considering adoption.
5,000+ Families Created
To date, we've helped build more than 5,000 families - and we continue to be involved in an average of 300 adoptions every year.
278 Scholarships Awarded
We are proud to offer scholarships to the birth parents who place with our agency so they can reach their educational goals.
Over 25 Years of Service
For more than two decades, we have provided the support and services birth and adoptive families need for a successful adoption.
About Us: American Adoptions
With involvement in more than 300 domestic adoptions each year, American Adoptions is currently one of the largest domestic adoption agencies of its kind in the United States.
When Scott Mars, the cofounder of American Adoptions, was adopted by his parents, it sparked a lifelong mission to bring other families together through adoption. “Because of adoption, my life was filled with love and opportunity," he says.
If you’re thinking about adopting, but you just so happen to live with your extended family, you may be wondering if that will hurt your chances of adopting a child. Click here to learn more about adopting when you don’t live on your own.
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