Adoption and Pregnancy Resources
Foundations of Life Pregnancy Center
Serving Tampa, St Petersburg, Dade City and Spring Hill areas.
Provides free and confidential services including Pregnancy testing, limited ultrasound, birth options information, Mentoring, Earn While You Learn Educational Program (English and Spanish), education/support groups (dependent upon location and demand), maternity and infant supplies, resource information/referrals, sexual integrity awareness counseling, and post-abortive services. FOL provides referrals for Health Services, pre-natal care, and social services.
Online pregnancy Help Line – Find a pregnancy center near you. Free pregnancy test, free ultrasound in some locations, options counseling.
Florida Adoption Reunion Registry
FARR was established in 1982 by the Florida Legislature for people affected by adoption in Florida to have the opportunity to reunite. Currently FARR has more than 6,200 people listed on the registry and is facilitating 6 to 8 reunions a month. FARR is operated by the state of Florida Department of Children and Families.
This website contains a wide variety of adoption topics and resources.
This website is a great resource of articles and tips for those considering adoption and for those who already have adopted.
Caring Choices – Pregnancy and Adoption Services
Counties Served : Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion. Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Union and Volusia.
Phone : 1-866-901-9647
Email : Caring.firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/Caring-Choices-Pregnancy-and-Adoption-Services-960850647340629/
ADOPTION LAW AND POLICY RESOURCES
American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
The Center is a full-service technical assistance, training, and research program addressing a broad spectrum of law and court-related topics affecting children. These include child abuse and neglect, adoption, adolescent health, foster and kinship care, custody and support, guardianship, missing and exploited children, and children’s exposure to domestic violence.
Family and Youth Law Center
The Adoption Academy is presented by the Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This course offers prospective adoptive parents educational programs from an objective source. Our goal is to bring information together in a comprehensive and sensitive manner to help prospective adoptive parents make informed choices. It is meant to be an introduction to the choices prospective adoptive parents have.
These links are only provided to offer useful information and are not specifically endorsed by Catholic Charities. Material and information should be verified independently for accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate legal and professional advice.