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Putting up a baby for adoption in Louisville

Louisville-Jefferson Adoption Professionals and Agencies

Choosing to place your baby for adoption is one of the most caring and selfless acts you can make as a Birth Mother. Choosing to adopt a baby and welcome them into your family is equally as wonderful and changes the lives of both child and mother. The Louisville area offers many agencies and professionals who will help you see your dreams through to completion. They are just a phone call away.

A Heavenly Hope Adoption Services
888-532-3232
8401 Shelbyville Rd Louisville, KY 40222

Love Basket Inc.
502-423-5780
10507 Timberwood Cir, Louisville, KY 40223

St. Joseph Children’s Home
502-893-0241
2823 Frankfort Ave. Louisville, KY 40206

Childplace
502-363-1633
4500 Westport Rd. Louisville, KY 40207

A Caring Connection
502-637-9786
2911 S 4th Louisville, KY 40208

Louisville-Jefferson Home Study Information

The Home Study process will ensure a right match for family and child and make the adoption journey a happy and safe one. A home study is required for anyone looking to adopt a child into their home. Please consider one of the agencies below to help you make this process as easy and effortless as possible.

Adoption Assistance, Inc.
502-254-2425
“We feel it is crucial that prospective adoptive parents become educated in the adoption process. Understanding the steps involved prepares families for what lies ahead. With understanding comes patience. We’ll take you step by step through the process which we have outlined below and do our best to help make the adoption progress as smoothly and quickly as possible.”

A Caring Connection – Catholic Charities Adoptions
502-637-9786
“For couples whose hearts long for an adopted child, A Caring Connection is an accomplished leader in adoption services. A Caring Connection provides adoption preparation, adoption home study services and post placement services to adoptive families. A Caring Connection provides compassionate and professional assistance throughout the pregnancy and for as long as needed after an” adoption placement.

Adoption Bridges of Kentuckiana
502-585-4269
“Our mission is to build bridges between families who have made the loving choice of adoption. Our purpose is to place babies with adoptive parents who are committed to raising children in a loving, nurturing and secure environment. We strive to treat women experiencing unplanned pregnancy with dignity and compassion. Our goal is to provide information, uphold confidentiality and support individuals in their choices.”

Interested in becoming a Foster Parent?

Making the decision to become a Foster Parent is an amazing and selfless one. You are opening your home and life to a child that desperately needs it. There will be certain requirements you will need to meet as well as complete a home study. If you would like more information on becoming a Foster Parent please contact any of the following agencies below.

Necco
502-618-5950
1941 Bishop Ln #100, Louisville, KY 40218
“When you partner with Necco, you instantly join the Necco family. This means we support you both in times of celebration and in times of need. We make it our duty to provide our foster families with the resources, education and unrivaled support services needed to change the outcomes of these children. Call it outstanding customer service, if you will, but we just call it a typical day at Necco.”

St. Joseph Children’s Home
502-893-0241
2823 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
“Since 1849, St. Joe’s has provided a loving home to Louisville’s most vulnerable children – first orphans, and in later years those children removed from their homes due to neglect, abuse, domestic violence or substance abuse. Throughout our history, St. Joe’s has served over 75,000 children who have been denied their innocence and childhood years, and for many, the basic needs of life. What started as an orphanage has evolved into a multi-faceted, child caring facility. St. Joe’s stays true to our mission of “Giving Children a Home” by being approximately 94% successful at placing children with their forever family.”

Benchmark Family Services
502-267-0102
“Benchmark provides quality out of home placements for youth in need by working with referring agencies to guarantee the support, treatment and care they deserve. We advocate for children by ensuring reasonable opportunities for healthy physical, psychological and emotional growth and development in the most normal and least restrictive setting possible.”

Home of the Innocents
502-596-1000
1100 East Market Street, Louisville, KY 40206
“Home of the Innocents is where Louisville’s vulnerable children and youth find emotional, physical, and intellectual support that can transform their lives. Our programs include offering a safe haven for at-risk children; pediatric medical care; shelter and education for pregnant and parenting teens; crises and intervention services; clinical treatment services and therapeutic loving foster and adoption services.”

Uspiritus
502-451-5177
3121 Brooklawn Campus Drive, Louisville, KY 40218
“Our Mission; Restoring Hope, Instilling Confidence, Furthering Education, Encouraging Spirituality and Faith through a comprehensive continuum of care for vulnerable youth and families. Our Vision; Healing the hearts and minds of vulnerable youth and their families.”

Maryhurst
502-245-1576
1015 Dorsey Lane, Louisville, KY 40223
“Foster Families are taught to provide a balance of structure, nurture and cultural awareness in their homes. An important part of our approach is family engagement – where foster parents are encouraged to work together with biological families (when it’s appropriate and approved by the state) to achieve healthy development and success for children in their care.”

Louisville – Jefferson Area Hospitals

Creating a hospital plan, whether you are a Birth Mother or an Adoptive Family, will be an important step in keeping everyone involved and on the same page during the hospital stay. It will be important during this time for your hopes and desires to be met and will make the process a much easier and happier one for everyone.

University of Louisville Hospital
530 S Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202
502-562-3000

Baptist Health Louisville
4000 Kresge Way, Louisville, KY 40241
502-897-8100

Norton Brownsboro Hospital
4960 Norton Healthcare Blvd., Louisville, KY 40241
502-446-8000

Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202
615-342-1000

County Courts

A finalization hearing is required to complete the adoption process. If you find yourself needing questions answered or legal advice of any kind or are looking to start the adoption process in the Louisville-Jefferson area please visit the links below.  They will be able to help.

Franklin County
222 St. Clair Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-2278

Bullitt County
250 Frank E. Simon Avenue, Shepherdsville, KY 40165
502-543-2478

Jefferson County
700 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, KY 40202
502-595-3025

Visiting Louisville Kentucky

Louisville is Kentucky’s largest city and full of fun and amazing things to see and do! Sitting on the Ohio River’s edge it is definitely an exciting place to be. Visit any of the attractions below and learn a little of the city’s history as it boosts an array of cultural offerings.

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