A Licensed, Professional Adoption Agency in San Antonio
The Adoption Alliance is a licensed Texas adoption agency in San Antonio whose goal is to build happy families and assist all parties through the adoption process with professional, caring guidance. We empower the birth parents to choose the adoptive family for their baby. Our agency ensures that prospective adoptive parents go through an extensive screening process in order to ensure your baby is placed in a loving environment. While working with Adoption Alliance, we will provide numerous services and assistance as you move along the adoption process. As a licensed adoption agency, we create and follow an adoption plan that is unique to you and your needs. Only a licensed agency can legally provide financial assistance. We have decades worth of experience and find by supplying financial support, birth mothers feel better supported in their time of greatest need and stress. Financial assistance ensures the resources are in place for the baby’s healthy development. All birth mothers, adoptive parents, and staff are fully supported and deeply cared for at Adoption Alliance.
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About Adoption Alliance
The Adoption Alliance is a 501(c)(3), not‐for‐profit, charitable organization founded in 1989. The agency received its provisional license in January 1989 and its permanent license on January 13, 1990. We are licensed in Texas, New York, and Connecticut. We are also authorized to place children in most other states. Because every adoption is unique, the Adoption Alliance staff personalizes each adoption plan. The professionals at the Adoption Alliance take into consideration the individual circumstances and concerns of all parties of an adoption plan.
What is adoption?
Adoption is the legal placement of a child with an adoptive family. Birth parents who may not feel emotionally or financially ready for parenthood, can choose to make the loving and courageous choice of adoption as positive alternative to an unplanned pregnancy. Adoption is about crafting a plan for you and your child’s future.
Will the adoption plan cost me anything?
NO. For expectant mothers, there is no cost to create an adoption plan. The Adoption Alliance may provide financial assistance based upon your needs. Your adoption professional will make arrangements to help you cover necessary living expenses such as clothing, food, housing, phone service, transportation and utilities. Also, birth mothers without access to medical insurance or Medicaid are eligible for pregnancy related medical assistance.
How long will I receive financial assistance?
You may receive financial assistance with clothing, food, housing, phone service, transportation and utilities during your pregnancy and up to eight weeks after the birth.
Does the father of my baby have to be involved?
Not in most situations, although every adoption plan is unique. The Adoption Alliance can work with you, regardless of the relationship you have with your baby’s father. We encourage expectant fathers to take part in the adoption process, however if the father does not wish to be involved, there are steps that the Adoption Alliance can take to ensure a legal adoption.
Can I pick the adoptive parents for my baby?
YES. The Adoption Alliance will present you with prospective parent profiles and you will have the opportunity to select the perfect adoptive family based on your preferences for your child. These profiles will provide you a glimpse into each family’s personality, lifestyle and values. To see some of our available families click here. If you are not comfortable selecting an adoptive family, we are happy to choose a family for you.
How will I know my baby is in a good home?
The Adoption Alliance has a very extensive screening process for prospective adoptive parents to ensure that you have the best families to choose from. In this process all adoptive parents have to pass background checks, complete a thorough in home evaluation, submit letters of reference and proof of financial security. If you want to know more about the adoptive family, we will arrange for you to meet and talk to the adoptive parents prior to placement. As the birth mother, you ultimately choose who raises your baby.
Will I know how my child is doing following placement?
YES! It is very important to make an adoption plan that is comfortable for you during your pregnancy and after the adoption. It is important to choose parents whose ideas about ongoing contact are similar to your own. It is our goal to ensure you know and understand all of your options. Please discuss this with an agency caseworker.
If I am a minor, do I need my parents’ permission?
NO. Always remember that you alone are responsible for your future and planning the future of your child. However, in many cases, we find that the adoption process can be less stressful if you are honest with family and friends concerning your decision.
Why choose the Adoption Alliance?
Because every adoption is unique, our experienced and professional staff personalizes each adoption plan to your individual needs. The Adoption Alliance strives to make your adoption experience a positive and rewarding one.
Furthermore, we are a licensed Texas adoption agency based in San Antonio which affords us many advantages that both birth and adoptive parents can benefit from.