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Step-by-step information, checklists, samples, and what-to-do sheets available for quick download.
 
THE LINK CENTER
 
This section provides lists of other sites for related information and further background.
 
GETTING HELP
 
Still have questions? We are here to provide you with any type of hand-holding you need. From Email consulting, to Marketing, Internet, and other Consulting services.
 
 
 
 
 

1
Beginning Your Search

  Knowing what type of child you are looking for
Gain an understanding of budgets and timing flexibility
Decide on time and risk tolerances
Decide on type of contact and relationships with birthparents
Getting informed on independent adoption processes
Financial planning and spending layout

Click Here to link to get help for Step 1

     

2
Investigating State Laws and Working with Experts

  Understanding State laws
Selecting and retaining an attorney
Interview experts and select support
Prepare and complete Homestudy and any Pre-Certification Requirements

See Below to get help for Step 2

     

3
Presenting your Family

  Prepare marketing messages and ads
Decide on photos for all collateral
Draft Family Profile information
Plan the communication
Get email address
Setup website

See Below to get help from
Adoption Voice for Step 3

     

4
Making Contacts

  Plan your strategy – networking or advertising
Advertising and media buying weekly
Set ad budgets
Track advertising weekly
See how the placement process would work with a situation
Identifying a birthmother
Getting Contacted
Receiving calls, getting emails, hearing about a referral

See Below to get help from
Adoption Voice for Step 4

     

5
Working a Case

  Contact with the birthparents
Collection of background information and verifications
Understanding specifics of the situation
Managing the situations

See Below to get help for Step 5

     

6
Arrangements

  Getting all the paperwork started and filing the legal forms
Meeting the birthparents
Planning legal and financial details
Preparations while you wait for the birth
     

7
Getting Ready for the Baby’s Arrival

  Getting the most information possible
Preparing for contingencies


 

Help for Step 2:

 
Experts and Adoption Professionals
            Adoption Attorneys
            Social Workers
            The Adoption Guide

Help for Step 5 and Step 6:

Adoption Consultants
            Referral Services
            Facilitators
            Agencies for targetted, or identified placements

Help for Step 3 and Step 4:

 
How Adoption Voice can help:
 
Consulting Programs

Email help from adoptive parents
For general questions, mentoring, specific help with your situation -- responses within 24 hours
from $150
Linked page will provide more details, and payment information.

Phone consultation
For general questions, mentoring, specific help with your situation – by appointment scheduled within 24 hours
from $150
Linked page will provide more details, and payment information.
 
In-Person consultation
For general questions, mentoring, specific help with your situation – by appointment. Additional travel charges may apply. $495 per consultation.
Linked page will provide more details, and payment information.

 
Marketing and Advertising Packaged Programs

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Basic Program Ad writing, Family Profile and website review
$350.00
       
Plus Program Basic Program, plus ad strategy (must have retained legal counsel)
$ 550.00
       
Premium Program Plus Program, plus ad placement assistance (must have retained legal counsel)   $ 750-2500, plus cost of advertising.  Please email to discuss options and get an exact quote based on term and media budgets.
       
       

 

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