Domestic infant adoption is a great option for those seeking to start a forever family in the US. International adoption and foster care adoption are also options that hopeful adoptive parents can turn to.

Adoption agencies are a great resource for expectant parents or parents considering placing a child for adoption as well as hopeful adoptive parents. Resources such as counseling, financial assistance, and general adoption support are all offered by the Gladney Center for Adoption, an adoption agency that assists in facilitating adoptions nationwide.

Adoption Resources on the East Coast

Maine – Adoption in Maine

New Hampshire – Adoption in New Hampshire

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Rhode Island – Adoption in Rhode Island


Connecticut – Adoption in Connecticut

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North Carolina – Adoption in North Carolina

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Florida – Adoption in Florida

A common misconception in adoption is that adoptions can only occur within state lines. While every state has its own adoption laws, you may be able to adopt across state lines depending on where you live.

If you are currently searching for a family to place your baby with, consider checking out’s Parent Profiles. Parent Profiles has tons of hopeful adoptive parents who have already been screened, completed a home study, and have prepared a profile for you to learn more about them. You can find single parents, first-time parents, or hopeful adoptive families all on Parent Profiles.

Are you considering placing a child for adoption? Not sure what to do next? First, know that you are not alone. Visit or call 1-800-ADOPT-98 to speak to one of our Options Counselors to get compassionate, nonjudgmental support. We are here to assist you in any way we can.