Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in Grand Prairie

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Grand Prairie

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 care. If you want to adopt a baby, you need to work with an adoption agency serving your area.

This page has information for Grand Prairie, Texas and the Dallas, Tarrant, and Ellis County regions. If you are pregnant we have links to Pregnancy Resource Centers. This type of place is sometimes called a Crisis Pregnancy Center. We also provide a list of hospitals with birthing centers. 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 Grand Prairie

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. The Pregnancy Resource Centers in the Grand Prairie, Texas area:

Metroplex Women’s Clinic (multiple locations)
Planned Parenthood
Pregnancy Resource Center of Grand Prairie

Affordable Prenatal Care in Grand Prairie

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 to Grand Prairie, Texas that provide affordable prenatal care for those in Dallas, Tarrant, and Ellis Counties are:

LBU Community Clinic (multiple locations)
Texas Health and Human Services Programs for Women

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

Hospitals in Grand Prairie, Texas

The hospital should be aware of the adoption. A hospital plan is helpful to do this. The hospitals with Birthing Centers serving the Grand Prairie, Texas region are:

Baylor Scott & White Health
Parkland Hospital
Texas Health

Completing the Home Study in Grand Prairie

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 generally includes getting information about family history, health and financial information, and personal background. Here are some home providers in Grand Prairie, Texas or the Dallas, Tarrant, and Ellis County area:

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

Become a Foster Parent in Grand Prairie

To help a child in foster care in Grand Prairie: Texas Adoption Resource Exchange. Licensed agencies listed below:

Arrow Child & Family Ministries
Azleway Children’s Services
Perfection Children’s Services

Court Information

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. Information about the adoption finalization process in Texas is provided on the following websites:

Tarrant County Family Courts
George L. Allen, Sr. Courts Building
378th Judicial District Court of Ellis County

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