Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Brownsville

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Brownsville

When you think about adoption, you may wonder, “Where to start?” A lot of people turn to the internet, even to find something that is local. If you are pregnant, you need to go to a place nearby for prenatal care. If you want to adopt a baby, you need to work with an adoption agency serving your area.

This page has information for Brownsville, Texas and the Cameron County region. If you are pregnant we have links to Pregnancy Resource Centers. This type of place is sometines called a Crisis Pregnancy Center. We also provide a list of hospitals with a Labor and Delivery department. If you are thinking about adoption for your baby, we are here to help you to make a plan. For many years, ANLC has been a trusted resource for adoption.

Resources for adoptive parents are below. Info about other areas in the state of Texas may be found on our Texas State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Brownsville

Pregnancy Resource Centers are usually not-for-profit clinics to go to confirm a pregnancy. The staff will review and discuss available options. Many are not staffed by medical personnel, and do not distribute contraceptives. A lot of them connect with pro-life organizations. But not all have religious affiliation. Pregnancy Resource Centers in Cameron County in or close to Brownsville are:

New Life Pregnancy Help Center
Planned Parenthood
Pregnancy Resource Centers of the RGV

Affordable Prenatal Care in Brownsville

Clinics have medical personnel and can help with prenatal care and family planning. They can do STD and cancer screenings and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives. The providers of affordable prenatal care in or near Brownsville, Texas that provide affordable prenatal care for Cameron County residents are:

Su Clinica Brownsville Women’s Health
Valley Baptist Health System Healthy Women’s Centers

Women in Texas who need health coverage for pregnancy can check Texas Health and Human Services.

Hospitals in Brownsville, Texas

The hospital should be aware of the adoption. A hospital plan is helpful to do this. The hospitals with Labor and Delivery Departments serving the Brownsville, Texas area are:

Valley Baptist Medical Center
Valley Regional Medical Center

Completing the Home Study in Brownsville

A home study makes sure that Adoptive Parents are ready to receive a child into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process includes getting information about family history and personal background, health and financial information, and personal background. Here are some home study providers in Brownsville, Texas or Cameron County:

Adoption Answers, Inc.
Children’s Connections, Inc.
Little Flower Adoptions
Texas Adoption Home Studies

Become a Foster Parent in Brownsville, Texas

To help a child in foster care in Brownsville or Cameron County: Texas Adoption Resource Exchange. Licensed agencies listed below:

A World For Children
Giocosa Adoption and Foster Care Services

Court Information

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. Adoptions filed in Cameron County, Texas: County District Court Clerk.

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