Home » Adoption » How to Choose Your Adoption Agency

How to Choose Your Adoption Agency

Avoiding headaches and heartaches during the adoption process begins with choosing the right adoption agency.

By JENNIFER O’RIORDAN

How to find an adoption agency and choose the right one for your familyMost people wouldn’t dream of buying a new car without thorough research and comparison shopping. Choosing an adoption agency is comparable. You need to exercise your research and networking skills to ensure that the agency you choose will respond to your needs as you embark on the adoption process.

 

Keep a Consumer Mind-set

The first step to choosing an adoption agency is to make yourself a good consumer. Gather as much information as possible about adoption, agencies and state requirements. Explore the range of available options and the various programs. If your options seem limited, don’t rule out any possibility without thoroughly researching it. Spend at least two to three months investigating all alternatives before deciding what is right for you.

Armed with this information, begin evaluating agencies. Find out which agencies offer the kind of programs you are looking for. Many agencies offer informational meetings once a month or so. Attend one, and don’t be timid about asking questions. After all, the adoption agency you choose will certainly ask you a lot of questions!

Continue reading “How to Choose Your Adoption Agency” on AdoptiveFamilies.com

How to Choose Your Adoption Agency Reviewed by on . Avoiding headaches and heartaches during the adoption process begins with choosing the right adoption agency. By JENNIFER O’RIORDAN [divide style="3"] Most peop Avoiding headaches and heartaches during the adoption process begins with choosing the right adoption agency. By JENNIFER O’RIORDAN [divide style="3"] Most peop Rating: 0

Comments (3)

  • Decelle

    I’m a single women looking to adopt a baby. Can you please tell me what agency will allow single mothers? Thanks Christy

    • Jessi716

      I know that independent adoption center (iac) does. When I’d placed my son, in 2013 I’d almost chose a single woman.

Leave a Comment

Advertisement
scroll to top