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Choosing an LGBTQ+ Couple to Adopt In KS

By Tabitha Robbins

Are you pregnant? Wondering how to put a child up for adoption? Maybe even considering an LGBTQ+ couple to adopt your child? We are Adoption Choices Of Kansas, a responsive and trusting agency to work with. At our local adoption agency, we treat birthmothers with respect and dignity. So, if you’re looking for a judgment-free and compassionate agency for pregnant help, we offer that help! We give you the information you need, along with the service you deserve and want. Especially if you want to choose an LGBTQ+ couple to adopt in KS. Ever since 2017, same-sex adoption has been legalized in every state, even though some Kansas adoption agencies turn them away. We reinsure you our adoption agency doesn’t discriminate regardless of your sexual orientation, race, religious background, etc. Our goal is to provide you with support while walking you through the entire adoption process.

Things To Consider When Choosing an LGBTQ+ Adoptive Family

Choosing an LGBTQ+ adoptive family is a great way to show support for the LGBTQ+ community. In addition, statistics show that children adopted by LGBTQ+ couples are generally more self-aware, tolerant, and accepting of others, which are great qualities to have when looking for a happy and healthy home for your child. Some other things to know when putting a child up for adoption are your adoption plan options. There are three types of adoption plans you can choose from an open, semi-open, and closed adoption. Here is a closer look at what those adoption plans are:

  • Open adoption: This is when the adoptive family agrees to continue communicating after placement. 
  • Semi-open adoption: This means little to no contact between you or the adoptive family is made.
  • Closed adoption: This is when no communication is made, no information is shared, apart from your medical history, and all information about the child’s upbringing is kept from you.

While deciding what adoption plan, you can write a list of qualities you would like in your adoptive family. If part of that list has qualities like a family that is accepting, tolerable, and open-minded. An LGBTQ+ couple would be a great choice for your adoptive family!

Moving Forward With The Adoption Process

When it comes to adoption laws, both same-sex and opposite-sex couples are treated equally. This includes the State of Kansas when it comes to your Witichia adoption. The adoption laws are the same in every state, meaning a home study will be done. A home study consists of background checks, home safety checks, interviews, and several documents/paperwork. At Adoption Choices of Kansas, the adoptive families we show you have already passed their home checks, So you can rest assured your child will be in a safe and loving home.

Once you have chosen an adoptive family, your adoption counselor will help you with pre-placement counseling. This will help you learn more about what it will be like when your child is for adoption. Also, during the matching process, if you want, you can see how the adoptive family (you chose) operates before adoption. Afterward, your adoption counselor will walk you through placement and then finalization. We will continue to stay in touch with you through the process.

You Have Control Over Your Adoption Journey

When it comes to your adoption journey, we want to make sure you have a unique experience. That’s why we make sure you have control over your adoption plan, that you’re able to choose your adoptive family (even if it is an LGBTQ+ couple) and that it is overall beneficial for you and your child. We want to make sure you’re able to find the right home that meets your standards. Even if that means finding an LGBTQ+ adoptive family for your child, we will support you no matter your decision. Adoption Choices Of Kansas is dedicated to our mission. That mission is finding your child a loving and safe home they can thrive in. While our agency and counselors give you the support and compassion you need. We understand this is a tough decision, but that is the only challenge you can possibly face. We will be here to make sure you get through it. If you still have questions about how to put a child up for adoption. Don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Choosing adoption is not giving up. If you need unplanned pregnancy help now, Adoption Choices of Kansas serves birth parents statewide and beyond. We can help with teen pregnancy, financial assistance, difficult situations, and more. Please call us or text us to learn more! Call Us 877-903-4488 or Text Us 316-209-2071

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