Texas is the second largest state in the United States in terms of area size encompassing 261,797.12 total square miles. It also ranks second in population with over 27 million people. Texas is considered an extremely diverse state with a racial distribution as follows: 70.4% of the population of Texas was White American; 11.8% African American; 3.8%, Asian American; 0.7%, American Indian; 0.1%, native Hawaiian or Pacific islander only; 10.5% of the population were of some other race only; and 2.7% were of two or more races. Hispanics (of any race) were 37.6% of the population of the state, while Non-Hispanic Whites composed 45.3%. Due to it's large population, Texas is one of the top states in terms of child births each year. Texas was ranked 5th among the 50 states in 2015 for teen births among females aged 15-19. Of these births, the majority are by hispanic women, followed by non-hispanic white women and then non-hispanic black.
The Adoption Alliance is a 501(c)(3), not‐for‐profit, charitable organization founded in 1989 that provides adoption services throughout the state of Texas. While we SERVE ALL CITIES IN TEXAS, below are some of the major cities we'd like to highlight:
Yes. Adoption Alliance connects with adoptive parents all over the U.S. We predominately work with birth parents in the state of Texas.
As a birth parent, there are no costs to you for placing your child for adoption. There are costs for adoptive parents, which range depending on whether the chhild is domestic born or international.
For birth parents, the process takes anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. The decision to place your child for adoption shouldn't be taken lightly so we recommend taking as much time as you need before making a final decision. To get approved as an adoptive parent typically takes between three and six months provided there aren't any major issues that surface.
Once the court has awarded legal custody to the adoptive parents, you can no longer change your mind.
Yes. The Adoption Alliance offer support, guidance, and resources throughout the entire adoption process in Texas. With all birth parents, we recommend scheduling a meeting with our staff as the first step. You can get started by filling out the form above or clicking here to contact us.