Welcome to Adoption Network’s Lincoln, Nebraska resources page. Here you will find information relevant to anyone facing an unplanned pregnancy, hoping to adopt a baby, or trying to find the perfect family for their baby around Lincoln. This guide provides home study resources, adoption agencies, foster care resources, legal information, and hospitals in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Additional information can be found on our Nebraska State page.

Completing the Home Study in Lincoln

For adoptive parents, a home study is required. This process helps ensure that every baby placed for adoption finds the right home.

To get started, or just to gather more information, visit our home study page or contact a home study provider in your area:

  • Holt International
  • 402-934-5031
  • 12100 W Center Road, Suite 523A Omaha, NE 68144
  • “Holt International offers personable and caring support by providing experienced social workers to assist you with your adoption throughout the states of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Holt knows that throughout the adoption process, you will have questions and concerns, or may just need to talk to someone who understands. Holt's staff will be there for you as you embark on the journey to bring your child home.”
  • Adoption Consultants
  • (402) 679-1807
  • 1702 S. 110th Street, Omaha, NE 68144
  • “Adoption Consultants is a licensed adoption agency offering professional adoption home study and post-placement supervision services to Nebraska residents. Nebraska families adopting internationally or domestically, through attorneys or other agencies, receive precise and timely handling of adoption paperwork. Our clients enjoy personal service and we are committed to ensuring that our families are well educated about adoption issues.”
  • Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.
  • 402-342-7038
  • 2301 O Street Lincoln NE 68510
  • “LFS recruits and prepares the best possible adoptive families for our adoption placements. LFS strives to have up to 25 diverse families available at any given time.”

Lincoln Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals

When you are ready to begin the adoption process, you will likely need to work with an adoption professional to receive the services and support you need to complete the adoption. Visit our website for guidance and professional aid. Some adoptive families and birth parents prefer to work with a local or regional adoption agency. The following adoption agencies have locations in Lincoln and can ensure that you meet all Nebraska requirements as you move through the adoption process:

  • Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.
  • 402-342-7038
  • 2301 O Street Lincoln NE 68510
  • “LFS recruits and prepares the best possible adoptive families for our adoption placements. LFS strives to have up to 25 diverse families available at any given time.”
  • Nebraska Children’s Home Society
  • (402) 451-0787
  • 4939 South 118th Street Omaha, NE 68137
  • “With locations across the state, we’ve been helping children and families throughout Nebraska since 1893. Whether you’re interested in adoption services, pregnancy help, support for an unplanned pregnancy, adoption agencies, or becoming a foster family, Nebraska Children’s Home Society offers confidential assistance and help at locations all over the state of Nebraska, including Alliance, Grand Island, Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha and Scottsbluff.”
  • Stephanie Flynn Law Office, P.C., LLO
  • (402) 325-8469
  • 610 J Street, Suite 320 Lincoln, NE 68508
  • “Stephanie Flynn Law Office, P.C., L.L.O. represents clients in Nebraska including the counties of Lancaster, Gage, York, Seward, Otoe, Cass, and more.”
  • Kelly Tollefsen Law Offices, P.C., LLO
  • (402) 802-7514
  • 8540 Executive Woods Drive Suite 100 Lincoln, NE 68512
  • “Kelly Tollefsen Law Offices, P.C., LLO is a full service law firm which strives to represent you in a skilled and professional manner. We believe that the clients’ needs come first and therefore offer around-the-clock service. We offer compassionate and timely response to all of our clients’ legal needs.”
  • Kotik & McClure Attorneys at Law, LLC
  • (402) 423-0553
  • 1023 Lincoln Mall suite 202 Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
  • “Kotik & McClure prides itself on its client oriented approach to every aspect of our business. We sit down with each of our clients, whether it is for adoption, guardianship, probate matters, divorce, bankruptcy, or another legal issue, and prepare a detailed case plan outlining what approach we believe should be taken in their case and how much it will cost them.”

Become a Foster Parent in Lincoln

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent in Lincoln, contact any of the following regional agencies.

  • Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
  • (402) 476-2273
  • 3601 N. 25th Street Suite D Lincoln, NE 68521
  • “The Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association, NFAPA, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was formed in 1999 to increase the amount of information, resources and support available to Nebraska's resource families. If you are not able to find the information you are seeking on our site, please feel free to contact us - we will guide you to the resources that will best meet your needs.”
  • CEDARS Home for Children
  • (402) 434-KIDS (5437)
  • 6601 Pioneers Boulevard Lincoln, NE 68506
  • “It is the mission of CEDARS to help children who have been abused, neglected, and homeless achieve safety, stability, and enduring family relationships.”
  • The Foster Care Closet
  • (402) 853-9990
  • 643 S. 25th Street Suite 8 Lincoln, Nebraska 68510
  • “Every day in the state of Nebraska, an abused, neglected, or abandoned youth is introduced to foster care. Almost all of these youth will enter the foster care system with only the clothing they are wearing, and many times that clothing is not in an acceptable condition. As we seek to manage the trauma of this difficult situation, we focus on meeting the immediate needs of clothing, personal care items, and a proper environment to wait while a foster home is sought.”
  • Christian Heritage
  • (866) 381-5437
  • 14880 Old Cheney Road • Walton, NE 68461
  • “Christian Heritage is a Christ-centered ministry that works to fulfill the purpose of offering hope to children and families.”

Hospitals in Lincoln

Adoptive parents and expectant mothers must create a hospital plan to ensure that the desires and rights of all parties are respected. You will work with your adoption professional and your delivery hospital to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Here are some hospitals near you to contact and get started with.

Legal Considerations

Read up on adoption laws and regulations within both the United States and Nebraska. Visit the Adoption Network Resource Center to learn more and connect with legal professionals. You may also visit Nebraska Adoption Laws for more information.

Contact your local courthouse below for additional help.

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