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Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Aurora, Colorado
This page provides information to those who are considering adoption and live in or near to Aurora, Colorado or in the Arapahoe 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 Arapahoe County region of Colorado 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 the state of Colorado may be found on our Colorado adoption information page.
Pregnancy Resource Centers in Aurora, Colorado
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 distribute contraceptives. Many are affiliated with pro-life organizations, so encourage parenting or adoption, however not all have religious affiliation. Pregnancy Resource Centers serving those in the Arapahoe County region that are in or near Aurora are:
Pregnancy Clinics and Low Cost Clinics in Aurora, Colorado
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. Clinics located in or near to Aurora, Colorado that provide prenatal care for those in Arapahoe County are:
East Side Health Centers of Stride Community Health Center
Salud Family Health Centers (multiple locations)
In addition, information about prenatal care through Medicaid that is available in Colorado to women with limited financial resources may be found at Health First Colorado.
Hospitals in Aurora, Colorado
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 Aurora, Colorado region are:
Completing the Home Study in Aurora, Colorado
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 & financial information, and personal background. Check out the List of Expected Adoption Home Study Questions on our page. Here are some legally qualified home study providers licensed to conduct home studies for those who live in Aurora, Colorado or the Arapahoe County region:
Adoption Choices of Colorado
Adoption Choices of Colorado is a private, non-profit adoption agency licensed by the state. Our staff has a genuine commitment to providing an empathetic, empowering, and progressive experience to all involved in the adoption process.
Adoption Options is a Colorado-based non-profit that walks alongside birth parents and adoptive families as advocates, providing guidance in this unique journey called adoption. With a proud tradition of acceptance and inclusivity, the organization offers a comprehensive continuum of supportive services at every stage.
A Love Beyond Borders
For prospective adoptive parents living in Colorado, A Love Beyond Borders (ALBB) offers the required Home Study and post adoption services that will help families satisfy the Colorado state adoption laws and prepare you for a domestic or international adoption. LBB provides Home Study services to families throughout the State of Colorado.
Become a Foster Parent in Aurora, Colorado
If you are interested in becoming a resource family for a foster child in or near Aurora, or the Arapahoe County region of Colorado 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 Colorado is available on our Colorado adoption information page. In addition to the Arapahoe County Foster Care Program, the local agencies listed below provide additional information and services for foster parents in Aurora, Colorado, and the greater Arapahoe County region:
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 Colorado, check out our Adoption Laws by State page. Information about the how the adoption process is conducted in the State of Colorado is provided on the website for the Colorado Judicial Branch. Contact the Eighteenth Judicial District Courts for information regarding adoption filings for Aurora, and all of Arapahoe County, Colorado.
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