If you live in San Antonio and are considering adoption, either as an expectant mother or prospective adoptive parents, you are likely seeking help with adoption in your area. The following guide provides all the San Antonio adoption information you need, from finding a professional to finalizing your adoption.

To learn more about the adoption process, you can visit our Texas Guide.

Completing the Home Study in San Antonio

Whether you are interested in adopting an infant through a private domestic adoption agency or becoming a foster parent in San Antonio, you will need to complete a home study that meets Texas state requirements.

The home study process in San Antonio includes personal interviews with the prospective parents, a home inspection, criminal history checks and more. The person or agency conducting the home study must be legally qualified to complete the home study process. Here are some trusted home study providers in your state:

San Antonio

  • Texas Home Study
  • 830-832-0327
  • Cheryl Duke is a licensed professional counselor approved to conduct pre- and post-placement home studies as an independent evaluator.

Texas

  • Adoption Answers, Inc.
  • 817-729-4378
  • Adoption Answers, Inc. provides domestic and international home studies for adoptive parents in the state of Texas.
  • Children’s Connections, Inc.
  • 800-456-4862
  • Children’s Connections, Inc. is a nonprofit organization preparing qualified home studies and reports for all types of adoptions throughout Texas.
  • Adoption Choices of Texas
  • 855-304-4673
  • Adoption Choices of Texas is a full-service licensed Texas agency with expertise in domestic and international home studies.
  • Texas Adoption Home Studies
  • 800-245-2421
  • Texas Adoption Home Studies has been providing adoption home studies for more than 15 years, assisting hundreds of families in completing domestic, embryo, step parent, second parent and relative adoptions throughout Texas.

San Antonio Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals

Most prospective birth parents and hopeful adoptive families choose to work closely with an adoption professional through most or all of the process. This professional will provide education, support and any additional services you need to complete your adoption.

Here are some San Antonio adoption professionals near you:

Become a Foster Parent in San Antonio

Before you pursue foster care in San Antonio, make sure you meet these Texas requirements:

  • Complete an application
  • Attend foster parent training
  • Pass a background check and home study
  • Receive official license

When you are ready, review the information available at Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. And check out the agencies below.

Hospitals in San Antonio

If you are a pregnant mother considering adoption, you will eventually need to create a hospital plan. Your adoption specialist and health care provider can assist you with this part of your adoption plan. When arranging for your hospital stay, you should consider where and how you want to give birth and who you want to be there with you.

As you think about your hospital trip, you can find more information about hospitals near you:

Legal Considerations

about your hearing, when you need to appear, and what you need to bring, contact your adoption service provider. You can find more information on local proceedings at your local court below.

Visit our Texas Guide for more legal information about adoption in San Antonio.

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