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Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Huntington Beach

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Huntington Beach, California

We prepared this page to provide information for those who are considering adoption and live in or near Huntington Beach, California or in the Orange County region.  If you are thinking about giving your baby up for adoption, we have collected information about Crisis Pregnancy Resource Centers to help you confirm your pregnancy, clinics where you may get affordable prenatal care, and a list of hospitals with a Labor and Delivery department.

If you are in the Orange County region of California and are thinking about adopting a baby, we also have information on this page about home study agency resources and helpful information to assist you with the adoption process.

Additional resources for hopeful adoptive parents or expectant mothers and throughout the state of State may be found on our California State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Huntington Beach, California

Pregnancy Resource Centers, sometimes also called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” are usually not-for-profit clinics where expectant parents may seek assistance to confirm a pregnancy and review and discuss available options.  Most Pregnancy Resource Centers are not staffed by medical personnel, and do not prescribe contraceptives.  Many are united with pro-life organizations, so encourage parenting or adoption, however not all have religious affiliation. Pregnancy Resource Centers serving those in the Orange County region that are in or close to Huntington Beach are:

Horizon Pregnancy Clinic
Planned Parenthood Westminster Health Center

Affordable Prenatal Care in Huntington Beach, California

Medical clinics are staffed by medical personnel and can address most areas of family planning, including prenatal care. They are able to perform STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives. Clinics located in or near to Huntington Beach, California that provide affordable prenatal care for Orange County residents are:

AltaMed (Huntington Beach)
Central City Community Health Centers (Anaheim)
Families Together of Orange County (Garden Grove)
Share Our Selves (Costa Mesa)

Information about health coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in Irvine with limited financial resources is provided at Covered California.

Hospitals in Huntington Beach, California

Developing a  hospital plan to specify what your wishes are during the time of delivery, is something that we recommend you prepare and provide to the hospital in advance of the baby’s birth. The hospitals with Labor and Delivery Departments serving the Huntington Beach, California region are:

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
Orange Coast Medical Center

Completing the Home Study in Huntington Beach, California

One of the key aspects of every adoption process is the home study assessment.  The purpose of a home study is to confirm the capability and stability of prospective Adoptive Parents to have a child placed into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process usually includes providing documents to confirm information as well as furnishing family history, health and financial information, and personal background. Here are some legally qualified home study providers licensed to conduct home studies for those who live in Huntington Beach, California or the Orange County region:

AAC – Alpha Adoption Centers
877-955-2122
With over 25 years of experience in children’s social services, Alpha Adoption Centers is a full service Adoption Agency providing quality domestic newborn adoptions. Following the highest ethical standards, the knowledgeable social workers on our staff will walk you through the adoption process and answer any questions you might have. We will provide you in-depth preparation and support services.

Hope 4 Kids
949-496-9430
Hope 4 Kids is a full service Adoption Agency, licensed by the State of California, here to assist with all your adoptive needs. Our caring counselors guide Birthmothers and the Adoptive Parents through their adoption with comfort, trust, honesty and complete support.

The Family Network, Inc.
916-480-1101
The Family Network, Inc., is licensed throughout Southern California.
The Family Network, Inc. is currently licensed in the State of California for domestic, international and embryo adoption services. These services include: adoption home studies, relinquishment of parental rights, interstate compact agreements and administration, post placement reports, agency court work, coordination with placing agencies, and coordination with immigration.  The Family Network is committed to serving all races and creeds with a special humanitarian focus on orphaned and impoverished children.

Vista Del Mar
310-836-1223
We are the oldest and most trusted adoption agency in Southern California. We are licensed, accredited, approved, and nationally recognized as a leader in the field of adoption. Our Adoption Program encompasses Foster Care and Foster to Adoption, International Adoption, and Domestic Infant Adoption including birth parent options counseling and support services.

Become a Foster Parent in Huntington Beach, California

Those who wish to make a difference in the life of a child that is a dependent of the foster care system in Orange County or the surrounding region may do so by contacting the Orange County Social Services Agency or one of the licensed agencies listed below:

Children’s Bureau
Extraordinary Families
Hope 4 Kids
Inner Circle Foster Care

Court Information

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. To learn about the adoption laws in California, check out our Adoption Laws by State page. If your adoption is to finalize in California, the courthouse in Orange County where the matter will be filed and heard is the Lamoreaux Justice Center in Orange.

Local Attractions

Officially known as the USA’s “Surf City”, Huntington Beach offers something for everyone, starting with the Huntington Beach Pier. You may also want to check out:

Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve
Davey’s Locker Fishing and Whale Watching
Huntington Beach City Beach
Huntington Beach International Surf Museum
Huntington Harbour

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