Options for Families and Youth
5131 W. 140th St.
Brook Park, OH 44142
You may be thinking about options including parenting and adoption. Neither of these options is easy and only you can decide what is right for you. One of the first steps you will want to take when considering adoption is to learn about the laws and the adoption process in Ohio. Adoption laws vary from state to state and can be drastically different as you cross state lines.
Deciding to make an adoption plan for your baby is not easy and is a courageous, unselfish and loving decision. Women who choose to make an adoption plan believe that is the best decision for themselves and their baby. Once you have made the decision to consider making an adoption plan for your baby, it is likely that you will continue to have periods of mixed emotions and uncertainty. You may worry about what people will think of you. You may worry about what your child will think of you if you choose adoption. Every birth mother who considers adoption has these same concerns. We understand and we’re here to help.
There are many books, articles and resources available to help you better understand some of what you may be feeling. You will continue to have many questions that will need to be answered throughout the adoption process. Every woman’s adoption plan is unique and you are in charge of deciding what your plan will look like to best meet your needs.
If you are ready to talk more about making an adoption plan, 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 us in both our ‘Birth Parent’ and ‘Choosing Adoption FAQ’s’ pages, it’s a great place to start if you are feeling overwhelmed and need a few answers now.
For more information about choosing adoption, fill out our Birth Parent Request Form.