Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Omaha

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Omaha, Nebraska

This page provides adoption information to those who live in Omaha, Nebraska or in the Douglas County region.  If you are considering 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 Douglas County, Nebraska 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 in other areas throughout the state of Nebraska may be found on our Nebraska State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Omaha and Douglas County, Nebraska

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.  Many Pregnancy Resource Centers are not staffed by medical personnel, and do not distribute contraceptives.  Most are affiliated with pro-life organizations, so encourage parenting or adoption, however not all have religious affiliation. The Pregnancy Resource Centers providing assistance in Omaha and throughout Douglas County, Nebraska are:

Assure Women’s Center (multiple locations)
Essential Pregnancy Services

Pregnancy Clinics in Omaha and Douglas County, Nebraska

Pregnancy Clinics are staffed by medical personnel and can address most aspects of prenatal care and family planning. They are able to perform STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives.  The providers of affordable prenatal care in the Omaha, Nebraska area are:

Charles Drew Health Center (multiple locations)
One World Community Health Centers (multiple locations)

Information about health coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in Omaha with limited financial resources is provided through Nebraska Medicaid.

Hospitals Serving Omaha, Nebraska

Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers may wish to communicate with medical professionals about hospital plans or have other inquiries. The hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska and the surrounding Douglas County region that offer birthing centers are:

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center at Bergen Mercy
CHI Health Maternity Center at Immanuel
Nebraska Medical Center University Tower

Completing the Home Study in Omaha and Douglas County, Nebraska

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. The home study providers licensed in Nebraska to conduct home studies for those who live in the Omaha area are:

Adoption Consultants
(402) 679-1807
Adoption Consultants is a licensed adoption agency offering professional adoption home study and post-placement supervision services to Nebraska residents.

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
(800) 267-9876
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS) offers adoption and home study services to individuals and couples in Nebraska. Education about adoption issues and preparation for parenting adopted children are fundamental to all adoption opportunities at LFS.

Become A Foster Parent In Omaha, Nebraska

Those who wish to make a difference in the life of a child that is a dependent of the foster care system in Douglas County, Nebraska may so by contacting the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or one of the licensed agencies listed below:

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
Nebraska Children’s Home Society

County Court

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. If your adoption is to finalize in Omaha, Nebraska, contact the Probate Department of the Douglas County Court.

Local Attractions

Spending time in Omaha? Be sure to check out these popular points of interest!

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
Lauritzen Gardens
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
The Durham Museum

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