Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Montgomery

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Montgomery

This page provides information to those who are considering adoption and live in or near to Montgomery, Alabama or in the Montgomery County region. If you are thinking about giving your baby up for adoption, we have gathered information about Pregnancy Resource Centers/Crisis Pregnancy Centers to assist you to confirm your pregnancy, clinics where you may get prenatal care, and a list of hospitals with birthing centers.

For those in the Montgomery County region of Alabama who wish to adopt a baby, further below on this page you will find home study agency resources and helpful information to assist you with the adoption process.

Additional resources for expectant mothers and prospective adoptive parents throughout Alabama may be found on our Alabama State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Montgomery, Alabama

Pregnancy Resource Centers, also sometimes called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” are often not-for-profit clinics where you can go to get help confirming if you are pregnant, and if you would like to, they will discuss “pregnancy options”. Most of these centers are staffed by volunteers who are not necessarily trained medical personnel, so can’t prescribe contraceptives. Because many Pregnancy Resource Centers are associated with pro-life organizations, they will encourage parenting or adoption, however not all of them are faith based. Pregnancy Resource Centers serving those in the Montgomery County region that are in or near Montgomery are:

Cope Pregnancy Center
First Choice Women’s Medical Center

Affordable Prenatal Care in Montgomery, Alabama

Medical clinics have medical personnel on staff so can address most aspects of prenatal care and family planning. They do STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and even dispense contraceptives. Clinic located in or near to Montgomery, Alabama that provides affordable prenatal care for those in Montgomery County is:

River Region Health Center

Information about health coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in Alabama with limited financial resources is provided at Alabama Medicaid and the Steps Ahead program.

Hospitals in Montgomery, Alabama

Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers may wish to communicate with medical professionals about hospital plans during the time of baby’s birth, or have other inquiries. The hospitals with Birthing Centers serving the Montgomery, Alabama region are:

Baptist Medical Center East
Baptist Medical Center South

Completing the Home Study in Montgomery, Alabama

The home study is one of the most important parts of every adoption process. The purpose of a home study is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents to receive a child into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process generally includes collection of information with questions about 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 Montgomery, Alabama or the Montgomery County region:

Agape for Children
(800) 239-1020
Agape will help identify your family’s strengths and work to equip and prepare you to meet the needs of the child you will parent. From your first contact with us, to the home study, to the waiting, to the placement, and after; Agape will walk this journey with you.  

United Methodist Children’s Home
(800) 239-3575
UMCH provides domestic and international home studies for families or individuals in Alabama. Our ministry also offers birth parent interviews and Birth Parent Relinquishments as well as other legal paperwork needed for in state or ICPC adoptions.

Become a Foster Parent in Montgomery, Alabama

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

Agape for Children
SAFY of Montgomery

Court Information

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. If your adoption is to finalize in Montgomery, Alabama, the Montgomery County Probate Court can provide additional information regarding the finalization process.

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