Adoption Agencies, Information, and Resources in McKinney

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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in McKinney

We prepared this page to provide information for those who are considering adoption and live in or near McKinney, Texas or in the Collin County region.  If you are thinking about giving your baby up for adoption, we have collected information about Crisis Pregnancy Resource Centers to help you confirm your pregnancy, clinics where you may get affordable prenatal care, and a list of hospitals with a Labor and Delivery department.

If you are in the Collin County region of Texas and are thinking about adopting a baby, we also have information on this page about home study agency resources and helpful information to assist you with the adoption process.

Additional resources for hopeful adoptive parents or expectant mothers and throughout the state of Texas may be found on our Texas State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in McKinney

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. Most Pregnancy Resource Centers are not staffed by medical personnel, and do not prescribe contraceptives.  Many are united with pro-life organizations, so encourage parenting or adoption, however not all have religious affiliation. Pregnancy Resource Centers serving those in the Collin County region that are in or close to McKinney, Texas are:

Hope Women’s Center
Prestonwood Pregnancy Center
Real Options

Affordable Prenatal Care in McKinney, Texas

Medical clinics are staffed by medical personnel and can address most areas of family planning, including prenatal care. They are able to perform STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives. Clinic located in or near to McKinney, Texas that provides affordable prenatal care for Collin County residents is:

Family Health Center on Virginia

Information about health coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in McKinney with limited financial resources is provided at Texas Health and Human Services.

Hospitals in McKinney, Texas

Developing a hospital plan to specify what your wishes are during the time of delivery, is something that we recommend you prepare and provide to the hospital in advance of the baby’s birth. The hospitals with Labor and Delivery Departments serving the McKinney, Texas region are:

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center McKinney
Medical City McKinney

Completing the Home Study in McKinney

One of the key aspects of every adoption process is the home study assessment.  The purpose of a home study is to confirm the capability and stability of prospective Adoptive Parents to have a child placed into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process usually includes providing documents to confirm information as well as furnishing 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 McKinney, Texas or the Collin County regions:

Adoption Answers, Inc.
Adoption Answers, Inc. provides domestic and international home studies for adoptive parents in the state of Texas.

Children’s Connections, Inc.
Children’s Connections, Inc. is a nonprofit organization preparing qualified home studies and reports for all types of adoptions throughout Texas.

Little Flower Adoptions
(214) 363-5117
Little Flower Adoptions has been a licensed adoption agency since 2001. We have assisted hundreds of birth mothers with making an adoption plan for their babies and hundreds of adoptive parents with building their families through adoption.

Become a Foster Parent in McKinney, Texas

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

Buckner Foster Care and Adoption
CK Family Services
Jonathan’s Place
Passage of Youth Family Services, Inc.
Pathways Youth and Family Services

Court Information

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. If your adoption is to finalize in McKinney, Texas area your filing will be submitted to the office of the District Clerk for the Collin County District Courts.

Local Attractions

Spending time in McKinney? Be sure to check out these fun spots!

Chestnut Square Historic Village
Collin County History Museum
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Landon Winery or TUPPS Brewery

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