Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Tulsa

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Tulsa, Oklahoma

This page provides information to those who are considering adoption and live in or near to Tulsa, Oklahoma or in the Tulsa 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 Tulsa County region of Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma may be found on our Oklahoma State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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 Tulsa County region that are in or near Tulsa are:

Crisis Pregnancy Outreach
Hillcrest Pregnancy Care Center
Hope Pregnancy Center

Affordable Prenatal Care in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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. Clinics located in or near to Tulsa, Oklahoma that provide affordable prenatal care for those in Tulsa County are:

Community Health Connections (multiple locations)
Morton Comprehensive Health Services (multiple locations)

In addition, information about prenatal care through Medicaid that is available in Oklahoma to women with limited financial resources may be found at Soonercare.

Hospitals in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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 Tulsa, Oklahoma region are:

Ascension St. John Medical Center
Hillcrest Hospital South
Hillcrest Medical Center
OSU Medical Center
Saint Francis Hospital

Completing the Home Study in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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 Tulsa, Oklahoma or the Tulsa County region:

Adoption Choice of Oklahoma
(405) 755-1999
Adoption Choices of Oklahoma is a private adoption agency, licensed by the state of Oklahoma. The agency’s staff members are committed to providing an ethical, empowering, and personalized adoption experience to all involved in the adoption process.

Nightlight Christian Adoptions
(502) 423-5780
Nightlight is committed to providing you with excellent educational programs and guidance to prepare you to be knowledgeable and loving parents.

Become a Foster Parent in Tulsa, Oklahoma

If you would like to become a resource family for a foster child in or near Tulsa, or the Tulsa County region of Oklahoma you must meet similar requirements to that of the home study required for adoptive parents.

More information about foster care and foster-to-adopt placements in Oklahoma is available on our Oklahoma State Page. Those who wish to make a difference in the life of a child that is a dependent of the foster care system in Tulsa County or the surrounding region may do so by contacting Oklahoma Fosters or one of the licensed agencies listed below:

Angels Foster Family Network
Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care

Court Information

To complete the adoption process through court action, once all legal requirements are satisfied, a finalization hearing may be scheduled. If you would like to learn about the adoption laws in Oklahoma, check out our Adoption Laws by State page. Information about the adoption finalization process in Oklahoma is provided on the website for the Probate Department at the Tulsa County Courthouse.

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