Adoption Agency in Philadelphia
We Serve All of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware
If you are looking to adopt or to place your newborn child with an adoptive
family, you can get the assistance you need from our birth parent adoption
agency, which serves Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. As a non-profit
child welfare agency, we take pride in the work we perform to create families.
Since 1994, we have been devoted to this mission and we can help you have
confidence as you navigate the adoption process. Our experience in adoption
has helped us provide excellent adoption, foster care, and child welfare
services. Below, we provide an overview of the services we provide.
At Adoption ARC, we are devoted to helping each individual develop a unique
relationship with each adoptive family. We can help you determine your
eligibility and proceed through each step in the adoption process, from
the home study to in-home counseling and other services after the process
is completed and the child is placed.
Birth parents who come to our adoption agency can be provided with free
confidential counseling, either in your home or at another location. Whether
you choose to parent the child on your own or proceed with the adoption,
we can help you prepare for the future and provide you with the support you need.
Are you going through an unplanned pregnancy? This situation can be one
of the most frightening and confusing circumstances of your life, which
is why our caring agency works to support you during the entire situation.
As you wait to give birth to a child who was not planned and decide whether
or not to place him or her with an adoptive family, we can support you.
What are the types of adoption available?
While there are many different types of adoptions, one thing remains constant:
these children need loving, nurturing homes.
Some of the types of adoption available include:
Domestic adoptions: Children in these types of adoptions are U.S. citizens. These adoptions
must adhere to state and federal regulations.
International adoptions: Children may be placed in a home outside the United States.
Agency adoptions: Agency adoptions can be public or private. Public agencies are run by
state and local governments. Private agencies go through extensive and
continuous state screening before receiving their licenses and accreditations.
In addition, private agencies usually provide counseling services to all
Private adoptions: Sometimes called independent adoptions, private adoptions are facilitated
by an intermediary. These go-betweens do not have to be licensed and usually
do not provide any counseling services. Independent or private adoptions
are not legal in Delaware.
Same-Sex Adoptions: If the same-sex couple is married and resides in a state that recognizes
their marriage, the adoption procedure is the same as with heterosexual
couples. If they are unmarried, most states will allow them to jointly
petition to adopt. Currently, there are eight states that do not allow
Almost 23 years of Honoring the Adoption Triad
We provide a number of services to birth families and adoptive families.
Birth families can receive free and confidential counseling that addresses
the pregnancy, the newborn, and a number of other aspects of the adoption
process. For adoptive families, we make efforts to keep them connected
with our agency. Our reason for helping our clients in this manner is
that adoption is a lifelong process. If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy
or are pursuing adoption, you can turn to our adoption agency for the
answers you need.
Contact us today!