Adoption Services

A Gift of Hope Adoptions is a nonprofit, licensed adoption agency based in Columbia, MO. Not only do we offer our services in Missouri, we serve clients nationwide. How can we help you?

Birth and Expectant Parents

Finding the best family for your child is your goal, but we know making an adoption plan is only part of the bigger picture. You need to find support for yourself too. Our counselors offer information and referrals to resources in your area that will help you now and down the road. Examples may include:

  • Ongoing support groups
  • Financial resources
  • Job-search assistance
  • Educational resources
  • Child care resources
  • Medical referrals
  • Legal resources
  • Nationwide advertising for adoptive families
  • Matching services with families who meet your criteria
  • In-person counseling if a Missouri resident or over-the-phone case management
  • and much more!

Adoptive Parents

Every adoption is unique, so we strive to customize our services to fit your specific needs. A Gift of Hope Adoptions provides many services you may not receive elsewhere. Examples may include:

  • Home study services or recommendations
  • Post-placement services
  • Matching services once chosen
  • Nationwide advertising for birth families
  • ICPC compliance
  • Adoption counseling
  • Legal referrals
  • Over-the-phone case management
  • Foster care services when you are not able to take your child home immediately
  • Adoptive Parent Profile (A Gift of Hope Adoptions offers customized Adoptive Parent Profiles at no-cost to our adoptive clients. Our graphic designers will work closely with you to put together a profile that showcases your family. Take advantage of this complimentary service!)

Additionally, to our clients residing in Missouri, we can provide:

  • Home studies (for embryo and traditional adoption)
  • Post-placement supervision (for embryo and traditional adoption)
  • In-person counseling

While we offer all of our services to clients who sign on with the agency, we also offer our services “a la carte.” If you are only in need of certain services, such as a home study, post-placement supervision and/or counseling, please contact the agency for pricing and details.

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