The Benefits of Using a Local, Utah Adoption Agency
If you are considering placing your baby for adoption, there are several adoption services options available to you. You can access placement services through a local Utah adoption agency, a national adoption agency, or an adoption attorney. At Forever Bound Adoption, a Utah state-licensed adoption agency, we believe there are many benefits that may make working with a local adoption agency the best option for you and your baby.
When you choose to work with a local Utah adoption agency, you have the opportunity to meet face to face with the caseworker who will guide you throughout the adoption process. You will meet regularly with your caseworker to receive information and education regarding your options, complete required paperwork, and consider adoptive couple profiles. Your caseworker will also help you identify resources for assistance with medical expenses, living expenses, and other expenses related to your pregnancy.
A state-licensed adoption agency will provide a careful and thorough screening and qualification process for all adoptive couples. This process ensures that the adoptive couple you choose for your baby is well-prepared and qualified to parent. Forever Bound Adoption also requires that our adoptive couples complete adoption education courses so they will be better prepared to raise an adopted child with love. Working with your caseworker, you will be able to meet with and get to know potential adoptive couples before you make your decision. If you choose to place your baby through an open adoption, working with a local Utah adoption agency often provides more potential for you to develop personal relationships with the adoptive couple because you will likely live within the same geographic area and will be able to meet with them more frequently. After placement, these relationships increase your opportunities to have positive ongoing communication with the adoptive couple as well as to establish a relationship with the child you placed for adoption.
Another benefit of using a local Utah adoption agency is the availability of ongoing support services post-placement. These services may include professional counseling, scholarships toward education assistance, and birth parent education and support groups that help you connect with other birth parents who share your experiences. The goal of all of these services is to assist you in reaching your goals and developing and maintaining a healthy emotional state as you move forward in life, caring for you, not just at placement of your child, but years later.
At Forever Bound Adoption, we’re committed to working not only for the benefit of your child and their adoptive parents, but also for you – the loving mother who makes this choice. We want you to have the resources you need, emotionally and financially, to succeed. With proper support, we believe your adoptive placement experience can be a positive one that you can look back on with satisfaction and peace of mind.