Adoption Resources

Adoption Glossary

Adoption Agency

An organization, usually licensed by a state or states, providing services to the birth parent(s) and the adoptive parent(s) in order to facilitate adoption. Agencies may be public, private, or religious, and may also be for-profit, non-profit, or governmental.


FAQs for Birth Parents

Q: Can I choose the parent(s) that will adopt my child?

Absolutely. At Adoptive Parents for Children, we assist you with this choice. Our adoption professionals will show you profiles about families who are looking to adopt a child. You can see pictures, read about the family’s history, find out what they are like, and possibly even speak or meet with the family (if you so choose).


Adoption Links

FAQs for Adoptive Parents

Q: What if I’m single? Can I still adopt?

Yes! There are many children in need of good, loving homes. Adoptive Families for Children will place children with both single parents and couples without discrimination. Single parent adoption is not uncommon and Adoptive Family for Children has been involved in many domestic adoptions of this nature.