Adoption Resource Directory

Adoption Resource Directory 2017-12-11T16:54:21+00:00

This directory is not a complete listing of all adoption resources in Central Texas, but rather it is a directory of agencies and professionals that may support an open adoption policy. Inclusion in this directory does not imply endorsement by Adoption Knowledge Affiliates. Contact the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services at 1-800-233-3405 for individual agency complaint records.

For more information about this resource directory, please contact Adoption Knowledge Affiliates at 512-553-AKA0 (2520) or aka@adoptionknowledge.org.

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Adoption Agencies:


ADOPTION ADVOCATES, INC.

5511 Parkcrest Dr., Suite 210
Austin, TX 78731
512-477-1122 (office)
Contact person: Rory Hall
Email: rory@adoptionadvocates.net
Website: http://www.adoptionadvocates.net/
Hours: 9:00-5:00, Monday – Thursday; 9:00-4:00 Friday
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes, for children with special needs.
Community served: All states except New York.
Eligibility requirements: Two year marriage requirement; must be between the ages of 25-48; single persons and same sex couples; emotionally and financially stable; flexible regarding openness in adoption.
Services provided: Comprehensive adoption services, pre and post-placement counseling for both expectant and adoptive parents, financial assistance for birth parents, adoptive parent workshops 3-4 times per year, traditional placement services, termination of parental rights and finalization of adoption, and search/post adoption services assistance.

ADOPT FOR THE LOVE OF A CHILD (AdoptTLC)

526 Kingwood Drive Suite 349
Kingwood, Texas 77339
281-507-7626 (office)
281-689-3084 (fax)
Contact: Catherine Richardson, MSW, LCSW, LCPAA, ACSW
Website: www.adopt4tlc.org
Email: cathie@adopt4tlc.com
Hours: Office hours are 8-5, Monday-Friday; We have a 24-hour hotline and our work hours vary to include evenings and weekends.
Fees: vary by service
Community served: Texas
Eligibility Requirements: 21 to 50 years of age, $30,000 minimum income, requirements may vary by country. Married couples must have been married for at least one year.
Services provided: AdoptTLC is a fully licensed non-profit adoption agency. We have Licensed Clinical Social Workers possessing a Master’s Degree in Social Work with over30 years of combined experience in the field of adoption. We provide comprehensive adoption services for domestic, international, court-appointed, kinship, step-parent, second parent, and embryo adoptions. In addition, we provide pre- and post-placement counseling and consultation for the adoptive family and for birthparents, financial assistance for birthparents, home studies, both open and closed placement services, termination of parental rights, and finalization of the adoption. We also provide adoption outreach and education services to clinics, schools, crisis pregnancy centers, and the like.

ADOPTION AFFILIATES

215 W Olmos Dr.
San Antonio, TX  78212
210-824-9977
800-270-6757
Website: www.adoptionaffiliates.com
Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday – Friday and 8:00-12:00 Saturday
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes, for families able to take a child with special needs.
Community served: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico
Eligibility requirements: Applicants for adoption must be 21-45 years of age. Couples must have a stable marriage of at least two years, a medical reason for adoption, and not more than one child already in the home. Single parents are accepted who fit the age guideline and who do not have more than one child in the home. These requirements are waived for families able to take a child with special needs.
Services provided: Adoption services, counseling services for birthmothers in association with Reproductive Services Ambulatory Care Centers, open adoptions available.

ADOPTION ALLIANCE

7303 Blanco
San Antonio, TX 78216
210-349-3991 (office)
800-626-4324
Website:  www.adoptionalliance.com
Contact person: Justin Johnson
Email: adopt@adoptionalliance.com
Hours: 8:30-5:00 Monday – Thursday & 8:30-1:00 Friday
Fees: Standard agency fee $18K; comprehensive fee $30K average
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Case by case basis
Community served: Nationwide
Services provided: Comprehensive adoption services, pre and post-placement counseling, counseling and financial assistance for birthparents

ALTERNATIVES IN MOTION (AIM)

2509 FM 1960 East,
Suite B, Houston, Texas 77073
800-776-6508
281-821-6508
Website: www.aimadoptions.com
Contact Person:  Denise Sowders
Email:  dsowders@aimadoptions.org
Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday – Friday
Fees:  Depends on Program
Sliding scale/reduced fees?  Special Needs
Community served:  Texas
Services Provided:  Birth mother services and support, domestic infant adoption, pre and post placement counseling for birth mothers, married couples and adoptees.

CHILDREN OF ALL NATIONS

248 Addie Roy Road, A102
Austin, TX
512-323-9595 (office)
512-323-9599 (fax)
Website: www.childrenofallnations.com
Contact Person: varies by state of residence
Email: info@chidrenofallnations.com
Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday – Friday
Fees: total costs estimated between $20,000-$35,000
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: U.S. families interested in adopting domestically and internationally from the Philippines, Bulgaria, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, Ukraine, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, Haiti, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, and U.S. Domestic Adoption.
Eligibility requirements: Single men, women and/or married couples, at least one parent must be a U.S. citizen; eligibility varies from country to country so please contact CAN for additional requirements.
Services Provided: International adoption program in fourteen countries; pre and post placement counseling with social worker; referral to support groups. Counseling services, financial assistance, and finalization of adoption for birth mothers.

THE CHILDREN’S SHELTER OF SAN ANTONIO

625 N. Alamo
San Antonio, TX 78215
512-223-6281 (office)
1-800-229-5874
512-223-3142 (fax)
Website:
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Sliding scale based on family income. No fee for children with special needs placed through the Texas Department of Public and Regulatory Services.
Community served: Bexar and surrounding counties. For African-American families and families wanting children with special needs, referrals are accepted statewide based on availability of children.
Eligibility requirements: Must be at least 25, married 2 years, or single.
Services provided: Adoption and placement services. CSSA specializes in the placement of African American children with families of similar background and other children with special needs. Families are trained in the Model Approach to Partnership in Parenting (MAPP). CSSA offers maternity counseling; post adoption services for birthparents, adoptee, and adoptive parents; immigration studies; court appointed social studies; post-placement supervision for other agencies; circumstantial identified adoptions services; foster care program; and children’s emergency shelter.

DILLON INTERNATIONAL, INC.

c/o Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services
5200 South Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75227
214-319-3426 (office)
214-319-3470 (fax)
Contact: Debbie Wynne,
Website: www.dillonadopt.com
Email: DillonTX@dillonadopt.com
Hours: 8-5, Monday-Friday
Fees: vary by country, range $16,000-$44,000 (includes agency, USCIS, home study, international, travel and post placement fees)
Sliding scale/reduced fees?   Adoption grants available for adopting a waiting child through Dillon and/or Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services
Community served: US citizens in all 50 states
Eligibility Requirements: married minimum of 2 years, 25-50 years of age, $30k minimum income, singles may adopt from China, Colombia, Haiti, Hong Kong, and Russia.  Additional requirements vary by country.
Services provided: Dillon International and Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services became affiliated in 2009.  Dillon International offers adoption programs from China, Colombia, Ghana, Haiti, Hong Kong, India, and South Korea.  Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services provides adoption programs from Ethiopia, Honduras, and Russia (this program is currently suspended).  Both agencies work in tandem to provide home study services and post placement supervision along with excellent pre- and post-adoption education to adoptive families.  All adoptive families (regardless of placement agency) may participate in Dillon’s post adoption services to enhance their child’s overall adoption experience.  These services include heritage camps, teen retreats, birthland tours, birth search and adoption counseling services.

GREAT WALL OF CHINA ADOPTION

248 Addie Roy Road, A102
Austin, TX
512-323-9595 (office)
512-323-9599 (fax)
Website: www.gwca.org
Contact Person: varies by state of residence
Email: info@gwca.org
Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday – Friday
Fees: total costs estimated between $20,000-$35,000
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: U.S. families interested in adopting internationally from China.
Eligibility requirements: Single females (waiting list) or married couples, at least one parent must be a U.S. citizen, age 30-55 yrs; income: base $20,000 with $10,000 per child in household including adoptive child, no more than 2 divorces each spouse or single applicant; net worth must total $80,000 for married couples and $100,000 for single women.
Services Provided: International adoption program in China; pre and post placement counseling with social worker; referral to support groups.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF TEXAS, INC.

8305 Cross Park Drive
Austin, TX 78754
Mailing address: P.O. Box 140767
Austin, TX 78714-0767
512-454-4611 (office)
512-454-9385 (fax)
Website: www.lsss.org
Contact Persons:  Domestic infant adoptions – Tanya Graham; foster to adopt or adoption from the State – Kristen Ellis, International adoptions – Konnie Gregg
Email:  tanya.graham@lsss.org;  konnie.gregg@lsss.org; kristen.ellis@lsss.org
Hours:  8:15-4:45 Monday – Friday
Fees:  Depends on program
Sliding scale/reduced fees?  Yes, based upon program
Community served:  State of Texas; out of state families can be served through the LSS Bulgaria Adoption program only
Eligibility requirements:  Domestic infant – under 45, married 2 years, no more than 1 child in the home, proof of infertility.  Older American or International children – based upon needs of child and/or overseas government requirements.
Services provided:  Domestic and international adoptions, placement services for children in state custody, pre and post placement counseling and workshops for birthparents and adoptive parents who are LSS clients, international program in Bulgaria and work in conjunction with other international agencies for other countries.

METHODIST MISSION HOME

6487 Whitby
San Antonio, TX 78240
210-696-2410 (office)
210-699-1866 (fax)
Website: www.mmhome.org
Hours: 24 hours/ 7 days a week through 1-800-842-5433
Fees: No fees for birthparents. Contact Melissa Bueno for adoptive parent fees
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes, contact Melissa Bueno
Community served: Southwest (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico) families facing an unplanned pregnancy.
Eligibility requirements: Must be at least 4 months pregnant. Will work with any age, religion, race or marital status.
Services provided: All legal adoption services including open adoption and older child adoption through TDPRS; international adoption in Kazakhstan and Russia (soon Romania); pre and post-placement counseling; counseling and some financial assistance for birthparents; open adoption services; Adoption Readiness (open adoption) and post-placement workshops; domestic and international home studies; placement services; legal services paid for by adoptive family; birthparent support group on Thursdays; adoption outreach and education services provided to clinics, schools, crisis pregnancy centers and the like.

  TEXAS ADOPTION CENTER

2007 Sam  Bass Rd. Ste. 200
Round Rock, Texas 78681
512-893-7943 (office)
972-236-0025 (fax)
Contact: Caitlin Phillips, LCSW, LCPAA
Website: www.texasadoptioncenter.org
Email: caitlin@texasadoptioncenter.org
Hours: Office hours are 9-5, Monday-Friday; we are available after hours and on weekends as needed.
Fees: Fees vary by case and type of service, please reach out to us for more details.
Community served:  State of Texas
Eligibility Requirements: Texas Adoption Center works with all types of families including couples, single adults and the LGBTQ community.  Call us to discuss any eligibility questions.
Services provided: Texas Adoption Center is a licensed adoption agency.  We are a program of A World for Children, a non-profit providing child welfare services across Texas since 1997.  We primarily work with expectant parents who are considering the adoption option, and prospective adoptive parents hoping to adopt.  We place infants with prospective adoptive parents, and provide support for all parties throughout the process and post-adoption.  We also provide home study and post placement services.  Please visit our website or give us a call for additional information.

TEXAS ADOPTION RESOURCE EXCHANGE
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC AND REGULATORY SERVICES (TDPRS)

P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030
1-800-233-3405
Website: www.adoptchildren.org
Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday
Fees:
Community served: State of Texas
Services provided: Provides adoption of children with special needs by families who are willing to adopt them. A child with special needs is defined as: being at least 6 years old; being at least 2 years old and a member of a racial or ethnic minority; having a professionally diagnosed physical, mental, or emotional disabling condition; or belonging to a sibling group who needs to be placed together.

Adoption Services:


ADOPT FOR THE LOVE OF A CHILD (AdoptTLC)

526 Kingwood Drive Suite 349
Kingwood, Texas 77339
281-507-7626 (office)
281-689-3084 (fax)
Contact: Catherine Richardson, MSW, LCSW, LCPAA, ACSW
Website: www.adopt4tlc.org
Email: cathie@adopt4tlc.com
Hours: Office hours are 8-5, Monday-Friday; We have a 24-hour hotline and our work hours vary to include evenings and weekends.
Fees: vary by service
Community served: Texas
Eligibility Requirements: 21 to 50 years of age, $30,000 minimum income, requirements may vary by country. Married couples must have been married for at least one year.
Services provided: AdoptTLC is a fully licensed non-profit adoption agency. We have Licensed Clinical Social Workers possessing a Master’s Degree in Social Work with over30 years of combined experience in the field of adoption. We provide comprehensive adoption services for domestic, international, court-appointed, kinship, step-parent, second parent, and embryo adoptions. In addition, we provide pre- and post-placement counseling and consultation for the adoptive family and for birthparents, financial assistance for birthparents, home studies, both open and closed placement services, termination of parental rights, and finalization of the adoption. We also provide adoption outreach and education services to clinics, schools, crisis pregnancy centers, and the like.

ADOPTION COUNSELING AND SEARCH

6701 BLANCO RD, #1021
San Antonio, TX 78216 (Mailing address only)
210-341-2070
Contact person: Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC, LMFT
Email: pdorner@satx.rr.com
Hours: Flexible
Fees: Depends on service
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: National
Eligibility requirements: None
Services provided: Private practice focusing on adoption and foster care issues through education, counseling support, and trainings and conferences. Services include pre and post – placement counseling with expectant mother/family/father and prospective adoptive parents, infertility counseling, education and counseling to support any member of adoption triad, will represent adoptee, birthparents, adoptive parents, and extended family as appropriate in search assistance and opening adoption.

ADOPTION DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

7102 Bill Hughes Road
Austin, TX 78745
512-535-4777 (office)
512-416-7788 (fax)
Contact Person: Janie Cravens, LMSW-ACP
Fees: Home studies $650, other services vary
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: Texas
Services provided: Pre and post-placement counseling and consultation for adoptive parents, counseling and referral for birthparents, adoption workshops on all topics for domestic and international adoptions, home studies, expert testimony for legal cases, consultation to agencies regarding policies and cases.

ADOPTION NETWORK LAW CENTER

Phone: 800-367-2367
Website: www.adoptionnetwork.com
Email: info@adoptionpro.com
Community served: National

BECKETT FRANKLIN-GRAY, MA NCC LPC, HOME STUDY SERVICES

512-743-4970
Email: bfranklingray@gmail.com
Website: www.bfranklingray.com
Hours:  Flexible
Fees: Vary based on type of  home study
Community Served: Austin and surrounding areas
Services Provided: Beckett is a licensed professional counselor certified in the State of Texas and Nationally.  As an adoptive parent, she understands the complexities of how to approach a home study efficiently and compassionately.
She is the author of the adoption book “The Hybrid Family: Understanding Transethnic Adoptive Parenting”.

BENITA RUBINETT, LCSW, Therapy and Adoption Services

4131 Spicewood Springs, H2Austin, TX
512-423-4182
Please see website:  benitarubinett.com
Hours: Variable Monday – Friday
Fees: $110.00 per session / Provider for some insurance plans
Fees for adoption home study evaluations vary based on type of adoption  (see website)
Services provided: For more than 25 years, my practice has included conducting and preparing home studies for adoptive families throughout Texas. I have assisted clients pursuing domestic adoption, private and agency adoption, stepparent adoption, second parent adoption, and kinship adoption. In addition to completing initial home study evaluations, I prepare updates and post placement reports.
Please see website for information regarding therapy.

CANDACE SMITH, LCSW

6010 Balcones Drive, Suite 212, Austin, 78731
512-680-0425 (office)
Email: candace.smith@roundrocktherapy.com
Hours: Variable; Monday – Saturday
Fees: $110.00 per individual session
Community served: children, adolescents, adult and families
Eligibility requirements: Self referrals – no particular requirements
Services provided: DBT therapy with adolescents and adults, and counseling for those who are dealing with adoption-related issues.

JOVANNA CARTER, LPC-S

Website: jovonnacarter.com
Phone: 512-656-2143
Email: jovonnacarter@gmail.com
Rate information: Adoption Home Studies $800.00
Areas served: Central Texas- Greater Austin and the surrounding areas.
JoVonna has over fifteen years providing high quality home studies for foster families and private adoptions.
Please visit jovonnacarter.com for more information.

CENTRAL TEXAS ADOPTION HOME STUDIES

Amanda Surrec, LCSW
512-789-4844
Email: asurrec@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://www.centexadoptionhomestudies.com
Hours: Weekend and Evening Appointments Available
Fees: Varies based on the type of home study/adoption evaluation
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: Texas
Services provided: Amanda is a licensed clinical social worker who provides adoption evaluations, updates, and post placement services.

CHRISTINE MOERS (ONLINE PARENTING COACH)

336 County Rd 90B
Gonzales TX 78629
(830) 263-0033
www.christineparentcoaching.com
Hours: By appointment; you are able to schedule through online system via website
Fees: $30 an hour for new clients; $25 an hour for returning clients or referrals
Sliding scale: No
Communities served: Anyone parenting or working with kids who have come from the hard places
Services: Christine is not a therapist.  She is a supplement to what your family is already doing in therapy: a cheerleader, brainstormer, encourager and coach.  She also consults with therapists and professionals, to give insight into the parenting role and how best to support the parents or caregivers of their clients who are struggling to implement therapeutic parenting tools.

DILLON INTERNATIONAL, INC.

PO Box 2785
Coppell, TX 75019
972-263-1539 (office)
972-624-8241 (fax)
Contact: Melanie Chung-Sherman, LMSW, LCPA
Website: www.dillonadopt.com
Email: DillonTX@dillonadopt.com
Hours: 8-5, Monday-Friday
Fees: vary by country, range $16-25,000 (including travel) plus home study and post placement
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Some waiting children have grants available
Community served: US citizens in all states and overseas
Eligibility Requirements: married 2 years, 25-50 years of age, $30k minimum income, singles may adopt from Vietnam, India or Haiti, requirements may vary by country
Services provided: Founded on Judeo-Christian beliefs, Dillon International provides adoption placement from S. Korea, China, Vietnam, India and Haiti (children with special needs are also available); home study and post placement supervision; pre-adoption and post-adoption/parenting education; heritage camps and birthland tours; counseling; and search and intermediary services.

HEART OF TEXAS HOME STUDIES

Andrea Farrell, LCSW
Becca King, LCSW
website: http://www.heartoftxhs.com/
Becca Phone: (512) 786-3248; Email: info@heartoftxhs.com
Andrea’s Phone: (512) 658-9427; Email: andrea@heartoftxhs.com
Fees: Adoption home studies between: $650 and $850
Post placement services: Varies by number of contacts/visits needed
Sliding scale/reduced fees:  Yes
Community served: Texas
Services provided:  Andrea and Becca are both licensed clinical social workers who provide families and agencies with high quality home assessments and post placement services related to foster care and adoption.

THE MIRACLE FOUNDATION, INC.

1506 West 6th Street
Austin, TX 78703
512-329-8635
Website:  www.miraclefoundation.org
Contact Person:  Kerry Anne Ridley
Email:  KerryAnne@miraclefoundation.org
Sliding scale/reduced fees?  No
Community served:  orphans, orphanages
Services provided:  Home Studies, pre and post placement reports and counseling.

PATHWAYS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES

14205 Burnet Rd., Suite 360
Austin, TX 78728
Website: www.pathway.org
Contact Person: Dee Golden, Director of Communications
Email: dgolden@pathway.org
Hours: 8:00 to 6pm Monday – Friday
Fees: None
Requirements: An environment where a child can thrive. Call or visit our website for details.
Services: Pathways facilitates several forms of adoption with a complete array of pre and post adoption services including: Consulting, Training, Home Studies, Matching and Post Placement services.
Pathways believes that children can succeed in homes of varying religious affiliations, racial make-ups and socio-economic backgrounds. We work with families that share a common interest in healing the past and building strong futures in every child we encounter.

ROBYN L. GOBBEL, LCSW

Home Study Specialist
512-985-6698
Email: TxHomeStudies@gmail.com
Website: www.TexasHomeStudies.com
Hours: Weekend and Evening Appointments Available
Fees: Varies based on type of Home Study
Community served: Texas, based in Austin
Services provided: Robyn is a licensed clinical social worker who has completed hundreds of home studies for families in Austin, Killeen, San Antonio, and Bryan/College Station. Robyn has experience in all types of domestic adoption home studies, including private and agency adoptions, kinship adoptions, step-parent and second parent adoptions, and embryo adoptions. Robyn is also able to update your existing home study and provide post placement services.

MELISSA K. WILLIS, LCPA

2701 Little Elm Parkway, STE 100-514
Little Elm, TX  75068
972-897-7579
www.melissakwillis.com
Contact Person:  Melissa K. Willis, LMSW-IPR, LCPA
Fees: Home Studies $1000, Home Study Update $500 other services vary
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community Served:  Texas
Services Provided:  Adoption consultation for adoptive parents that includes navigating the adoption process and which agency/attorney is advised to use; home studies; home study update; post placement supervision; and consultation for new agency start ups including writing policies and procedures.

Counseling Services:


ADOPTION COUNSELING AND SEARCH

6701 BLANCO RD, #1021
San Antonio, TX 78216 (Mailing address only)
210-341-2070
Contact person: Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC, LMFT
Email: pdorner@satx.rr.com
Hours: Flexible
Fees: Depends on service
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: National
Eligibility requirements: None
Services provided: Private practice focusing on adoption and foster care issues through education, counseling support, and trainings and conferences. Services include pre and post – placement counseling with expectant mother/family/father and prospective adoptive parents, infertility counseling, education and counseling to support any member of adoption triad, will represent adoptee, birthparents, adoptive parents, and extended family as appropriate in search assistance and opening adoption.

AUSTIN ATTACHMENT AND COUNSELING CENTER

8500 North MOPAC, Suite 701
Austin, Texas 78759
512-206-0260
Contact person: Dr. Stephen J. Terrell, MS, LPC, RPT, SEP
Website: www.austinattach.com
Austin Attachment and Counseling Center specializes in the treatment of Early Developmental Trauma and it affect on bonding and attachment.  Stephen Terrell is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.  He is also a presenter and teacher internationally on issues around attachment, adoption, and developmental trauma.

AUSTIN CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER

810 W. 45th Street
Austin, TX 78751
512-451-2242 (office)
512-454-9204 (fax)
Website: www.austinchildguidance.org
Email: staff@austinchildguidance.org
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am- 8:00pm; Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Services provided: Provides mental health evaluation and counseling services to children under 18 years old who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or social problems. Individual, family and group therapy; experiential activities; parent education.

 KATY PERKINS, LMSW-AP

1514 N. Greenville Ave. Ste. 310, Allen, Texas 75002
(469) 904-8469
Please see website:  www.kingsmanconsulting.com / www.mcscounsel.com
Hours: Appointments are available Saturdays only at the time.
Therapeutic support and consulting for the following – clients who are affected by adoption/separation from family, including adult adoptees, adult foster care alumn, birth/first parents, and people in search/reunion or considering search; late discovery adoptees; people who have found family (misattributed parentage) or have been found using DNA; women experiencing unexpected or crisis pregnancy seeking options consult/counseling (included survivors of sexual assault); pre-adoption counseling for individuals and couples. Additionally, legislative policy strategy and analysis; community and professional training in the DFW area and nationwide, topics including (but not limited to): adoption, cultural competence, end of life care, intersections of race and culture, transracial adoption, sexual assault and intimate partner violence.

BENITA RUBINETT, LCSW, Therapy and Adoption Services

4131 Spicewood Springs, H2Austin, TX
512-423-4182
Please see website:  benitarubinett.com
Hours: Variable Monday – Friday
Fees: $110.00 per session / Provider for some insurance plans
Fees for adoption home study evaluations vary based on type of adoption  (see website)
Services provided: For more than 25 years, my practice has included conducting and preparing home studies for adoptive families throughout Texas. I have assisted clients pursuing domestic adoption, private and agency adoption, stepparent adoption, second parent adoption, and kinship adoption. In addition to completing initial home study evaluations, I prepare updates and post placement reports.
Please see website for information regarding therapy.

CANDACE SMITH, LCSW

1315 Sam Bass Circle
Round Rock, TX 78681
512-680-0425 (office)
Email: candace.smith@roundrocktherapy.com
Hours: Variable; Monday – Saturday
Fees: $80.00 per session, insurance accepted, call to get fees for Adoption Home Studies
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Not at this time
Community served: children, adolescents, adult and families
Eligibility requirements: Self referrals – no particular requirements
Services provided: Counseling, home studies, pre and post placement counseling, counseling for birthparents, placement services.

 AMY SUGENO, LCSW

119 Avenue G, Ste. 102
Marble Falls, TX 78654
830-613-1650
www.amysugenocounseling.com
Hours: By appointment
Fees: $110 for 50-minute individual session; $40 for 1 hour group therapy session
Sliding scale: No
Communities served: Adoptive and foster parents
Services: Individual and group counseling to adoptive and foster parents. As an adoptive parent myself, I understand the complexities and unique challenges of raising a child who has experienced childhood trauma and loss. As a trauma therapist, I often integrate traditional talk therapies with evidence-based, newer approaches which are grounded in current trauma research. Two unique treatment options I offer are outdoor therapy (individuals and groups) and animal-assisted therapy. I also specialize in working with adults who have experienced childhood trauma and individuals struggling with secondary trauma.

CARL B. GACONO, Ph.D.

Box 29412
Austin, TX 78755
512-472-4348 (office)
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00-7:00, Special Appointments Friday & Saturday
Fees: Full Fee $145
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Community served: Adults, children, adolescents, couples, families. Services Provided: Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, or families. Psychological and therapeutic assessment. Dr. Gacono has written or edited over 60 articles and book chapters, and four books. Dr. Gacono is an adopted person with an expertise in working with adopted persons, birth parents, and adoptive parents.

EM HARDY, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

2525 Wallingwood Drive (#8-801)
Austin, Texas 78746
512-294-6686
Email: emhardy14@aol.com
Website: www.emhardy.com
Fees: $120 / 50 minute session. I am an “out- of-network” provider and will provide you with receipts you can submit to your insurance company.
Sliding scale: Yes, please discuss with me.
Community served: Children, adolescents, adults. I do individual work, and also work with families on attachment/bonding issues with young children.
Eligibility requirements: All are welcome.
Services: I work with adoption issues from a variety of perspectives, depending upon the needs of the person within the triad. With young children dealing with attachment/bonding issues, I use the Attachment and Bonding Center (ABC) of Ohio model. I am a Registered Clinician with ATTACh.org. I believe in providing a safe place to explore feelings and the grief, anger, or other issues. I have specialized in trauma and depression, as well as other issues. Please visit my website and also feel free to contact me by phone or email. If I don’t respond right away, please contact me again, as I may have missed your call or email. I will not knowingly fail to respond to you quickly.

FOR KID’S SAKE

917 West 29th Street, Austin, TX 78705
512-476-9490 (office)
512-236-9858 (scheduling line)
Website: www.for-kids-sake.com
Contact Person: Claire Flynn, M.Ed. and Jennifer Flynn-Buckley, M.A.T.
Hours: By appointment
Fees: Varies depending on service
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: All are welcome
Eligibility requirements: phone intake for consultations.
Services provided: Private consultation for parents on normal child developmental issues; family, child and parent coaching services; Home Visits ; School Observations; books on parenting topics.

GOBBEL COUNSELING & ADOPTION SERVICES, LLC

Robyn Gobbel, LCSW
909 Pecan, Bastrop, TX
8500 N. Mopac, Suite 701, Austin, TX
512-522-1029
Email: robyn@gobbelcounseling.com
Website: www.gobbelcounseling.com
Hours: Weekend and Evening Appointments Available
Fees: $80/session-Accepts BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, and Humana
Communities served: Children, Adolescents, Families
Services provided: I am a licensed clinical social worker who holds an advanced certificate in Therapy with Foster and Adoptive Families. I provide pre-adoption counseling to individuals and couples considering adoption. I provide post-adoption counseling for children and families. This ranges from immediately after placement to assist with bonding or post-adoption depression to many years post adoption. I also provide reunification counseling to adult adoptees. In addition to counseling services, I provide education, workshops, and adoption home studies.

 SUZI MCCOY, M.S., LPC

4131 Spicewood Springs Rd., Ste.E-4, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 345 0535 (office)
(512) 345-2102 (fax)
Email:  purenakedtruth@sbcglobal.net
Hours: Variable Monday-Friday
Fees: $140 initial evaluation; $125 ongoing visits
Sliding scale: On case by case basis
Community served: Austin and surrounding areas.
Clients served: All ages: children, teens, adults, couples, families, groups
Eligibility: Self-referrals. In- network provider for a variety of insurance plans and Employee Assistance Programs
Services:  Suzi is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 40 years’ experience; she is also an adoptive parent of a 14 year old son and a biological parent of a 30 year old daughter.  She is an “adoption competent” professional skilled in addressing adoption issues to include pre- and post-placement, parenting the adopted child, attachment and bonding, developmental trauma, infertility, grief and loss, searches and reunions, transracial and foreign adoptions, adult adoptee concerns of identity, and birth family issues. She also conducts workshops and professional trainings.

 JANIE MCMAHAN, MA, LPC Intern, LMFTA

(Supervised by Russ Adams, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S)
512-739-2494
Email: janie@janiemcmahan.com
Website: www.janiemcmahan.com
Affiliated with Gobbel Counseling and Adoption Services
2525 Wallingwood Drive, Bldg. 1, Ste. 212
Austin, Texas  78746
Hours: By Appointment
Fees: $75 per session
Sliding Scale: Yes, please discuss with me.
Communities Served: Individuals, couples, and families
Services: Working with members of the adoption triad is central to my counseling practice. As an adoptive parent to two special needs international children, I have an intimate understanding of the questions and concerns that adoptive parents may have when considering or preparing for adoption, and when parenting adopted children. Pre-adoption counseling to singles and couples considering adoption is available, as well as post-adoption counseling for adoptive parents and biological parents. Feelings and emotions related to infertility, grief and loss, attachment, trauma, reunification, guilt, adoption disruption and/or dissolution are among the possible issues to be explored in therapy. I am affiliated with Gobbel Counseling and Adoption Services, and work under the clinical supervision of Russ Adams, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S (4131 Spicewood Springs Rd., N-11, Austin, TX 78759 – 512.940.4907).

 KIMBERLEY MEAD, LPC

4103 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78704
512-789-6125 (office)
Email: kmeadcounseling.com
Website: www.kmeadcounseling.com
Hours: Variable Monday – Saturday (online calendar is available)
Fees:  $110; Accept BCBS insurance
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes, on a case-by-case basis. $75-100
Community served: Adults; Individuals and Couples
Eligibility requirements: Self referrals – no particular requirements
Services provided: Counseling for adults affected by adoption and foster care. As an adopted person myself, I recognize the complexities and unique challenges of adults who have been adopted. I specialize in working with identity, grief, and trauma, and provide support to individuals seeking to reunify. I also work with adults who have experienced grief and childhood trauma.

 NAVIGATING ADOPTION REUNIONS – ROD LIND, M.A., NCC, CMH, DCEP, LPC

Austin, TX 78613
512-522- 6254 (office)
Email: navreunions@gmail.com
Website: http://netcounselors.com/meetcounselors.html
Hours: Flexible including Saturday
Fees:  $100.00 – 50 minute session; self-pay only
Sliding scale/reduced fees? I am open to considering this
Community served: Specializing in helping birth parents, adult adoptees and adoptive parents navigate the challenging waters of reunion
Eligibility requirements: Adults only
Services provided: I provide statewide online, HIPPA compliant, video sessions only. As an adoptee in reunion with some of my birth family, and my involvements with related organizations, I bring a well-rounded perspective to the reunion challenges of birth parents, adult adoptees and adoptive parents. I am a National Certified Counselor, Certified in Medical Hypnosis, have Diplomate status in Comprehensive Energy Psychology and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 20 years of counseling experience working with a variety of populations and their concerns in a variety of settings. My clients experience a non-judgmental environment in which they can feel comfortable speaking their truth.

JOELLEN M. PETERS, Ph.D.

605 C Copeland St.
Austin, TX 78704
512-627-1308 (office)
Hours: Varies, currently Monday and Thursday, 8:00-6:00
Fees: Full fee $140
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes, sliding scale to $75
Community served: Adults, children, families, couples, all ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations.
Services Provided: Psychotherapy for individuals, couples or families. Group therapy for adopted children. Academic and Psychological Assessment and Testing. Dr. Peters is an adoptee who has searched for and found her birthparents. Has worked with a number of families and children 7 – 15 years post adoption.

LYNNE A. GACONO, Ph.D.

4131 Spicewood Springs Rd., N-5
Austin, TX 78759
512-472-4348 (office)
Hours: Varies, Tuesday & Thursday (afternoon/evening), Appointments Friday
Fees: Full Fee $145
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Community served: Adults & adolescents.
Services Provided: Psychotherapy for individuals. Groups for adolescent girls. Dr. Lynne Gacono specializes in the psychological treatment women’s issues. She sees women and adolescent girls with health problems including eating disorders. Dr. Gacono works closely with a treatment team including a dietician, when working with persons with eating disorders.

MARGERY SEGAL, MA, SMT, IDME

1709 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78701
802-324-1731
Email: explore@wholemovementcenter.com
Hours: Variable Tues – Friday (some Saturday hours for children)
Fees: 100.00 per session for a 60 minute session
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes, please discuss with me
Community served: Infants with parents, children, teens, and adults
Eligibility requirements: N/A
Services provided: Margery is a specialist in infant-parent and child-parent attachment/bonding therapy, addressing adoption, attachment, birth, birth trauma, and prenatal and perinatal issues. She has a special focus on developmental work with children with special needs including co- and self-regulation, sensory and motor delays, and bonding and attachment. Margery is certified in Body Mind Centering® and Somatic Developmental Movement Therapy, as well as Pre/Perinatal Birth and Attachment Therapy. She uses developmental movement and yoga and dance to enhance learning and support new movement patterns such as eating, crawling or walking, climbing, calming, or body awareness and integration.

NYLA LENGACHER, LCSW

5750 Balcones Dr., Suite 117
Austin, Texas 78731
512-963-9718 (office)
Email: nyla@nylalengacher.com
Website: www.nylalengacher.com
Hours: M-F 10-7, some Saturday appointments available
Fees: $100, many insurance panels accepted.
Sliding Scale: Yes
Community Served: Adolescents, adults, individuals and couples.
Eligibility: Self-Referral
Services: General counseling services, counseling for all triad members, pre & post reunion counseling, interracial and intercultural adoptee concerns. Nyla is an interracial adoptee that has searched and found both her birth mother and birth father’s family.

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ADOPTION LAW FIRM OF TEXAS, P.C.

Adoption Law Firm of Texas, P.C.
PO Box 970
Dripping Springs, TX  78620
(512) 829-5238 (Office)  (512) 829-5248 (Facsimile)
Attorney:  James E. Handy
Website:  www.adoptionlawoftexas.com
Email:  info@adoptionlawoftexas.com
Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday)  9:00 a.m. – noon (Friday)
Fees:  Flat fee for most services and free consultations
Community Served:  State of Texas and interstate adoptions
Services Provided:  Legal services for all types of adoptions (CPS, Private, Step-Parent, secondparent, Adult adoptions) and pre-adoption consultations for those considering building their family through adoption.

JEFFREY J. BARNETT, ADOPTION ATTORNEY

Barnett & Associates, P.C.
13740 Research Blvd. Ste. N-5
Austin, TX 78750
512-336-1529 (office)
512-336-1550 (fax)
Hours: 8:30 – 5:00, Monday – Friday (but will make exceptions, as needed, for after 5:00 and on weekends)
Fees: Flat fee for CPS adoptions; hourly for all others
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Community served: Texas
Services provided: Legal services for all types of adoptions; pre-adoption consultation for those considering adoption. Other family law services, as well as business/corporate services and wills/estate planning/probate services also available.

SUZANNE BRYANT, ADOPTION ATTORNEY

1907 N Lamar Blvd, Suite 220
Austin, TX 78705
512-476-4760 (office)
Email: sbryantoffice@gmail.com
Website: www.suzannebryantlaw.com
Fees: Flat fee for most services
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Community served: Statewide
Services provided: Second parent adoptions for gay and lesbian families.

JENNIFER R. COCHRAN, ADOPTION ATTORNEY

Law Offices of Jennifer R. Cochran P.C.
3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 103, Austin, Travis County, TX 78746
13062 Hwy 290 West, Suite 103, Austin, Hays County, TX 78737
512-870-8187 (office)
512-236-5303 (fax)
Website:  www.cochran-law.com
Email: jencochranlaw@gmail.com
Hours: 9:00 – 5:00, Monday – Friday
Fees: I offer a flat fee for most adoptions and free consultations.
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Community served:  Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Coryell, Hays, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
Services provided: Legal services and adoption assistance for all types of adoptions (LGBT, step-parent adoptions, second-parent adoptions, single parent, private) and pre-adoption consultations as well as a variety of family law matters.

JESSICA MARCOUX HALL, PARTNER

Savrick, Schumann, Johnson, McGarr, Kaminski & Shirley, LLP
The Overlook at Gaines Ranch
4330 Gaines Ranch Loop, Suite 150
Austin, TX 78735
512-347-1604 (office)
512-347-1676 (fax)
Website: www.ssjmlaw.com
Email: jessica@ssjmlaw.com
Hours: 8:30 – 5:30 Monday – Friday
Fees: Vary depending on complexity. Reduced fee and pro bono services available.
Community served: Austin and surrounding areas
Services provided: Adoption assistance and general legal services

THE LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT P. HOFFMAN, P.C.

812 San Antonio #100
Austin, TX
512-453-1871 (office)
512-469-2951 (fax)
www.texasadopt.com
Contact person: Robert Hoffman
Email: rphoffmanlawofc@aol.com
Hours: 8:00 – 5:00 Monday – Friday
Fees: Reduced at $200.00 an hour
Community served: State of Texas
Services provided: Legal services

DAVID TODD, ADOPTION ATTORNEY

Board Certified – Family Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization
THE TODD LAW FIRM, P.L.L.C.
812 San Antonio Street, Suite 401
Austin, Texas  78701
(512) 472-7799 (phone)
(512) 472-7798 (fax)
david@davidtoddlaw.com
www.davidtoddlaw.com
Adoption services for all of Texas.  Visit our website for our helpful videos and free legal guides
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ADOPTEES’ LIBERTY MOVEMENT ASSOCIATION (ALMA)

P.O. Box 14089
Austin, TX 78761
Website: www.almasociety.org
Email: manderson@almasociety.org
Services offered: Search assistance through a national reunion registry data bank.

ADOPTION COUNSELING AND SEARCH

6701 BLANCO RD, #1021
San Antonio, TX 78216 (Mailing address only)
210-341-2070
Contact person: Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC, LMFT
Email: pdorner@satx.rr.com
Hours: Flexible
Fees: Depends on service
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: National
Eligibility requirements: None
Services provided: Private practice focusing on adoption and foster care issues through education, counseling support, and trainings and conferences. Services include pre and post – placement counseling with expectant mother/family/father and prospective adoptive parents, infertility counseling, education and counseling to support any member of adoption triad, will represent adoptee, birthparents, adoptive parents, and extended family as appropriate in search assistance and opening adoption.

ADOPTION KNOWLEDGE AFFILIATES (AKA)

P.O. Box 4082
Austin, TX 78704
512-553-AKA0 (2520)
Website: www.adoptionknowledge.org
Email: aka@adoptionknowledge.org
Fees: $52 membership fee. You do not have to be a member to attend meetings and support groups.
Sliding scale/reduced fees? $30 membership fee for students
Community served: Adopted people, birth parents, adoptive parents, prospective adoptive parents, professionals, and anyone whose life has been touched by adoption.
Services provided: Educational meetings for all triad members followed by support groups the third Monday of each month.  All meetings are held at The Settlement Home, 1607 Colony Creek Dr, Bldg. B, Austin, TX at 7:00 p.m. Members also have access to extensive lending library with books, audio and video tapes and receive a monthly newsletter. AKA also holds an annual conference with nationally recognized adoption experts.

CENTRAL ADOPTION REGISTRY
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS

P.O. Box 140123
Austin, TX 78714-0123
512-458-7388 (office)
512-458-7783 (fax)
Website: www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/reqproc/adoptionregistry.shtm
Contact person: Patricia Molina
Email: Patricia.Molina@dshs.state.tx.us
Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday – Friday
Fees: $30
Sliding scale/reduced fees? Yes
Community served: Adoptees, birth parents, siblings, courts, other interested parties
Eligibility requirements: The adoptee must be born and/or adopted in Texas.
Services provided: Social, genetic history reports; defunct child placing agency records, updated histories, adoption information in regards to the Texas Family Code; Search assistance through adoption registry.

DILLON INTERNATIONAL, INC.

c/o Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services
5200 South Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75227
214-319-3426 (office)
214-319-3470 (fax)
Contact: Debbie Wynne,
Website: www.dillonadopt.com
Email: DillonTX@dillonadopt.com
Hours: 8-5, Monday-Friday
Fees: vary by country, range $16,000-$44,000 (includes agency, USCIS, home study, international, travel and post placement fees)
Sliding scale/reduced fees?   Adoption grants available for adopting a waiting child through Dillon and/or Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services
Community served: US citizens in all 50 states
Eligibility Requirements: married minimum of 2 years, 25-50 years of age, $30k minimum income, singles may adopt from China, Colombia, Haiti, Hong Kong, and Russia.  Additional requirements vary by country.
Services provided: Dillon International and Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services became affiliated in 2009.  Dillon International offers adoption programs from China, Colombia, Ghana, Haiti, Hong Kong, India, and South Korea.  Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services provides adoption programs from Ethiopia, Honduras, and Russia (this program is currently suspended).  Both agencies work in tandem to provide home study services and post placement supervision along with excellent pre- and post-adoption education to adoptive families.  All adoptive families (regardless of placement agency) may participate in Dillon’s post adoption services to enhance their child’s overall adoption experience.  These services include heritage camps, teen retreats, birthland tours, birth search and adoption counseling services.

SEARCHLINE OF TEXAS

1516 Old Orchard
Irving, TX 75061
972-445-7005 (office)
972-721-1712
Contact Person: Pat Peme
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Searchline-of-Texas/137529489726338
Hours: 10:00-5:00, Monday – Saturday
Fees: Varies
Community served: Mainly Dallas-Fort Worth area
Services provided: Search assistance
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TEXAS DNA AND ADOPTEE SEARCH SUPPORT

Facebook Group
This group is for Texas adoptees (as we define it!) who are searching for biological family and/or using DNA as a tool. The group is focused on being a support for the person to do their own search with assistance from search angels in the group. We believe that people are capable of doing their own searches and we are here as a resource and to support you on the journey.

Support Groups:


ADOPTION KNOWLEDGE AFFILIATES (AKA)

P.O. Box 4082
Austin, TX 78704
512-553-AKA0 (2520)
Website: www.adoptionknowledge.org
Email: aka@adoptionknowledge.org
Fees: $52 membership fee. You do not have to be a member to attend meetings and support groups.
Sliding scale/reduced fees? $30 membership fee for students
Community served: Adopted people, birth parents, adoptive parents, prospective adoptive parents, professionals, and anyone whose life has been touched by adoption.
Services provided: Educational meetings for all triad members followed by support groups the third Monday of each month.  All meetings are held at The Settlement Home, 1607 Colony Creek Dr, Bldg. B, Austin, TX at 7:00 p.m. Members also have access to extensive lending library with books, audio and video tapes and receive a monthly newsletter. AKA also holds an annual conference with nationally recognized adoption experts.

 AKA Dallas Chapter – North Dallas Adoption Triad Support Group

Midway Hills Christian Church
11001 Midway Road, Dallas, Texas 75229
4th Saturdays, 10am-12pm
Email: Updated group information (including meeting cancellations) can be found at www.kingsmanconsulting.com.
Services provided: This is a free and open group for all adults affected by adoption – adopted people, first parents, adoptive parents. Learn, Connect, Support.

AUSTIN COUNCIL ON ADOPTABLE CHILDREN

P.O. Box 14932
Austin, TX 78761
Website: www.austin-coac.org
Contact Person: Shane Stoddard
Fees: No fee. If joining then $10 per year per family
Community served: Austin and surrounding area
Eligibility requirements: Interest in adoption and waiting children. Support for adoptive families.
Services provided: Support groups twice a month for adults and children, mostly for families with special needs children; pre and post placement counseling in group meetings; adoption workshops with speakers on adoption topics.

FRUA-AUSTIN (FAMILIES FOR RUSSIAN AND UKRANIAN ADOPTION)

512-372-8898
Website: www.frua-austin.org
Contact persons: Graves at pkghlh@netzero.net or 833-0053
Fees: $35 annual dues
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community served: Families who have adopted or are in the process of adopting from Russia, Ukraine and neighboring countries in Eastern Europe.
Services provided: Support network, cultural events, resources.

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN FROM CHINA – AUSTIN

Website: www.fccaustin.org
Fees: $30 Annual Family Membership
Contact: Kim Goodman, President: weatage@gmail.com
Community served: Families adopting from China. Single parents, married or unmarried couples, waiting parents, grandparents, friends of adoptive families and people who are exploring adoption are welcome.
Services provided: Support for families who have adopted in China through post-adoption and Chinese culture programs, quarterly newsletter, organized celebrations of Chinese festivals and holidays as well as playgroups.

RESOLVE OF CENTRAL TEXAS

P.O. Box 49783
Austin, TX 78765-9783
512-453-2171
Website: www.resolvecentraltexas.org or www.resolve.org
Contact Person: Elizabeth McKenzie
Fees: Annual Memberships starting at $45
Community served: Austin and surrounding area through the chapter and nationally through the corporate office.
Eligibility requirements: None
Services provided: RESOLVE’s mission is to provide timely, compassionate support and information to individuals who are experiencing infertility and to increase awareness of infertility issues through advocacy and education. The volunteer run chapters provide support groups, newsletters, HelpLine services, pre-adoption workshops and general meetings.

MELISSA K. WILLIS, LCPA

2701 Little Elm Parkway, STE G-2
Little Elm, TX  75068
972-897-7579
www.melissakwillis.com
Contact Person:  Melissa K. Willis, LMSW-IPR, LCPA
Fees: Home Studies $1000, Home Study Update $500 other services vary
Sliding scale/reduced fees? No
Community Served:  Texas
Services Provided:  Adoption consultation for adoptive parents that includes navigating the adoption process and which agency/attorney is advised to use; home studies; home study update; post placement supervision; and consultation for new agency start ups including writing policies and procedures.

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