Today, our nation has 402,378 children in foster care. But there is a light in this dark statistic. That light, that hope, is adoption. Adopting my children has been the most rewarding, beautiful path I have ever taken.

Please consider adoption. Here are some organizations that can help.

www.care-net.org

Unplanned pregnancy can turn your life upside down. If you feel unsure about what to do next, know that Hands of Hope and Care-Net.org is there to give you the support, care and guidance you need during this time. All of their services are free and confidential.

www.adopthelp.com

Whether you are a prospective adoptive parent or an expectant mother interested in placing your child for adoption, AdoptHelp.com is available to you.  Our dedicated team of professionals will guide you through every step of the adoption process.  As part of our commitment to you, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-637-7999.

Many states have Safe Baby Haven drop off points. Please call the hotline number 888.422.9912 or text 602.505.4190 and someone will meet you at the office. You can remain anonymous – no questions asked, or you can participate and help develop an adoption plan for your baby.

www.adoptuskids.org

Adoptuskids.org is here to help you whether you’re just starting the process to foster or adopt, waiting for a placement, or looking for post-adoption resources. From step-by-step information to photo listings around the country, we’re here to assist you in any way we can

My greatest blessing in life has been my two beautiful children. They have given to me more happiness, love, and life than I could have ever imagined. It was a scary word for my husband and me, but because of it, through it ,our hearts are full. “Adoption” has made my life beautiful. –Andrea Casteel Smith, author of Scarred Beautiful