Birth Parents

Choosing Adoption

You may be thinking about options including parenting and adoption. Neither of these options is easy and only you can decide what is right for you. One of the first steps you will want to take when considering adoption is to learn about the laws and the adoption process in Ohio.  Adoption laws vary from state to state and can be drastically different as you cross state lines. 

Choosing Adoption Frequently Asked Questions

I am considering both parenting and adoption. Can you answer questions about both topics?

Birth Parents


OFY has currently placed the development of our Private Domestic Adoption Services on “hold” status. Those interested in birth parent or private, domestic adoption services will be referred to existing, well-established programs in the Northeastern Ohio area.

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