If you are hoping to adopt
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If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us!
We offer home study services for both domestic and international adoptions. Our adoption specialist will travel to your home to complete your home study.
Matching & Placement
Placement will take place once the baby is born, followed by relinquishment paperwork, and soon after, adoption finalization.
For birth parents, we provide continued support post-placement. Your adoption specialist will review the best plan for what you need after the adoption.
Adoptive Parent Training
As a client with Adoption Choices, you are entitled to Adoption U’s, Adoptive Parent Training course. Adoption professionals from all over the U.S. review each step of the adoption process through short videos and interactive activities.
- In short training sessions, learn the ins and outs for the most important steps of the adoption process
- Learn at your own speed to best understand the material
- Interactive training ensures you are armed with the knowledge you need
- Quickly find adoption resources
- Become Adoption U certified Adoptive Parents
From the home study to matching, hospital etiquette, post placement communication and more, we will cover a variety of topics so you are well equipped to become adoptive parents.
Explaining the Cost Associated with Adoption
Adoption Choices of Missouri is upfront about adoption fees. We make each step of your journey financially understandable – basically you know exactly what you’re paying for.
We can also help you find resources for loans and adoption grants.
Because we work with a limited number of families at a time, we’re able to offer quicker placement times and more adoptions than other adoption agencies and service providers. Our connection times range from 2–24 months. If you are open about the baby’s race and gender, expenses, and birth location, your adoption process could move quicker.
Open adoption means the birth mother has the opportunity to communicate with the adoptive family and meet them in person if desired. Many birth mothers will request letters, pictures, and some level of communication with the adoptive family after the adoption is finalized. The majority of our adoptions are open, but we also fully support families and birth parents who wish to have semi-open or closed adoptions.
We match birthmothers and adoptive families based on whether or not they are the right fit for each other, not by the order in which they come to us. Because of this, we do not have a waiting list.
Adoption Choices of Missouri has far fewer restrictions than a traditional adoption agency. We serve families all over the United States and only require you to be 25 years of age or older. We have no religious belief requirements and you do not need to be a US citizen. We fully support both single parent adoption and gay and lesbian adoption, and families with other biological and/or adopted children are welcome to apply. We also accept couples who are already working with an adoption agency or professional and have not yet had any luck.
Our Birth Mothers Stories
They made everything super easy and comfortable! They truly care about the moms just as much as the child. They make everything as stress free as possible and try to help you any way they can. They put you as a priority and are quick to answer any questions. I honestly don’t know what I would of done without them. They made the entire process as easy as possible and put your health and the health of the baby first! They are truly AWEMAZING!! –
A close friend told me about Adoptions Choices. She had gone through the adoption experience and said so many wonderful things, she shared her story with me when I got pregnant and didn’t want to be a parent and so I contacted them. They were so open and friendly, made everything simple to understand, and truly deeply cared. They were there for me whenever and listened to everything. No one ever made me feel ashamed of my decision. They made me feel good about it and supported everything that I wanted through the process. –
If you are considering adoption, trust me, you have come to the right place! I was so lucky to be able to find Adoption Choices of Kansas & Missouri. They were so comforting and they did not pressure me in any way to make this decision. I can honestly say that because of working with this office and the support system they have set up for birth mothers, I was able to completely transform and change my life. I am neither ashamed or embarrassed about my decision thanks to the great team, and family who adopted my baby.