Adoptive Family Applications

Adoption Associates has temporarily suspended intake of new adoptive family applications. We currently have a large number of adoptive families and wait times are increasing. Please check back regularly for an announcement that intake has resumed.

Adoptive Family Applications2021-09-02T10:29:34-04:00

Taylor’s Adoption Story – He’s Your Son

I'm Taylor and I chose adoption for my son. He has a great life and wonderful parents, and I'm confident that adoption was the right choice for both of us. To give you a little background information, I moved to Michigan after being born and raised in Wyoming. I knew I needed a change and I honestly picked Michigan by throwing a dart at a [...]

Taylor’s Adoption Story – He’s Your Son2021-08-23T14:24:12-04:00

Waiting Families Education: Adoption and Prenatal Drug Exposure

The waiting time is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about adoption and some of the issues that may need your attention as your child grows. We hope you use this as a learning tool to enhance your adoption preparation. Don’t forget, after you have read and reviewed this material, log into the Adoption Portal to complete the summary in the Domestic Education section. A message [...]

Waiting Families Education: Adoption and Prenatal Drug Exposure2021-07-28T16:25:11-04:00

Adoptive Parent Survey by NCFA

Profiles in Adoption is a national survey of adoptive family experiences recently launched by the National Council For Adoption (NCFA). Profiles in Adoption is an ongoing research project intended to explore the demographic characteristics and personal experiences of adoptive parents and adopted individuals. Calling all Adoptive Parents! NCFA invites you to participate in a national survey of adoptive parents. This survey is Part One of the [...]

Adoptive Parent Survey by NCFA2021-07-28T09:09:23-04:00

Transracial Adoption in Michigan

Blog Talk Radio Transcript – AIR DATE: 3.21.2017 “Transracial Adoption in Michigan” (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) Amanda and her husband are a Caucasian couple that adopted an African American baby. In this blogpost, Amanda shares what they found helpful on their adoption journey to become a transracial family. She [...]

Transracial Adoption in Michigan2021-07-23T21:24:47-04:00

Private Adoption

Adoption Associates, Inc. has specialized in private adoptions for over 30 years. We are the leading private adoption agency in the state of Michigan. Adoptive parents receive a full spectrum of services when they work with us. In addition, each client receives personal service by a local caseworker who guides them through every step of the private adoption process. Every detail is attended to. Many [...]

Private Adoption2021-06-24T09:30:37-04:00

Do We Have What It Takes?

Please listen as Liz, an adoptive mother of two, candidly shares her experience and the many thoughts she had preparing to adopt. Click on the audio link, or read the transcript below. Parts of this transcript have been edited to improve the reader experience. Blog Talk Radio Transcript – AIR DATE: 1.16.18 “Do We Have What It Takes?” Jennifer:  Hi, and welcome to [...]

Do We Have What It Takes?2021-07-28T16:40:55-04:00

Helping Your Child, Helping Your Birth Mother

Waiting Families News The waiting time is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about adoption and some of the issues that may need your attention as your child grows. We hope you use this as a learning tool to enhance your adoption journey preparation. Feel free to click on the embedded links for more information. Don’t forget, after you have read and reviewed this material, [...]

Helping Your Child, Helping Your Birth Mother2021-04-28T12:00:30-04:00

The Adoption Process in Michigan (Audio)

Please listen as adoptive parents Mark and Denise detail their adoption process in Michigan, and how their baby Ben was in host care for much longer than usual. Click on the audio link, or read the transcript below.  Blog Talk Radio Transcript - AIR DATE: 1.2.2018 "Michigan Adoption - Our host care experience" Segments of this transcript are removed for an easier reading experience. [...]

The Adoption Process in Michigan (Audio)2021-07-27T12:01:13-04:00

Lansing Adoption

Are you looking for information about Lansing adoption in the Central Michigan area? Our Lansing office provides services to expectant parents considering adoption. In addition, we provide services to adoptive families including home study and profile compilation. Kris Dickens, Director of the Lansing Michigan Office, has over 20 years of experience. She and her team look forward to serving expectant parents and adoptive families in [...]

Lansing Adoption2021-04-15T16:31:32-04:00
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