By reading this, you’re already taking this important step. The more you understand your options, the more peaceful and confident you will feel about making the best choice for you.
Think about what your future goals are. Do you see yourself being a parent as you finish high school, college, or work full-time? Will you have a support system to help you with your child? These are just a couple of questions that you should consider.
Begin working with your caseworker on your personalized adoption plan.
When you’re ready to move forward, request the form. Your options counselor will be happy to help you with the form, if needed.
Adoptive parents submit profiles after they are screened and selected by Gladney. Parent profiles provide you with photos and personal information about each family – who they are and what they value in life. You’ll have plenty of time to select the perfect family for your child when you are ready.
You can work with your medical professional and your caseworker to customize your delivery for you and your baby.
Our Next Steps program can provide the training you need to meet your goals, such as a place to live, a job, or even a career. We also offer one-on-one counseling by phone or in person. Through our support groups, you can continue to share life’s ups and downs with others like you. Gladney provides you with counseling and encouragement for a lifetime.