Birth Parents


OFY has currently placed the development of our Private Domestic Adoption Services on “hold” status. Those interested in birth parent or private, domestic adoption services will be referred to existing, well-established programs in the Northeastern Ohio area.


Pregnant? Need Help Considering Pregnancy and Parenting Solutions? We Can Help!



If you are pregnant, there are a lot of things to think about. If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy this can be a particularly emotional time. You probably have a lot of questions and concerns and you need honest answers. Some teen girls and women contact us because they realize they’re not ready to parent a child at this time in their lives. A single mother may want her baby to have two stable parents, or a couple may feel they can’t afford to raise a child or have any more children. Others need to complete their education or are having problems with their relationships. No matter what your unique situation is, we are here to help.

Right now you might be feeling very scared or confused. There are a lot of things to consider and gathering information about all of your options from sources you can trust will help you make an informed decision about your unplanned pregnancy. Whether you are thinking about parenting, making an adoption plan or seeking assistance from family members, we can help you find the information you're searching for.

We understand that this is may be a difficult time for you and we want to provide you with support as you consider your pregnancy options and make decisions about this phase of your life. Only you can make the final decision about what is right for you in your situation. Our caring, experienced staff are ready to answer your questions and help you make an informed decision. We understand what you are going through and we are here to support you.

If you are ready to talk more about your options, you can contact us by either completing the form below and submitting it, or by calling us at 216-267-7070.  If you need more information before you talk to us, take a moment and read some of the questions many women ask on both our ‘Birth Parent FAQs’ and our ‘Choosing Adoption FAQs’ pages. It’s a great place to start if you are feeling overwhelmed and need a few answers now.

We look forward to serving you!

Contact Us

For more information about choosing adoption, fill out our Birth Parent Request Form.


Resource Center