Recommended Home Study Agencies by State

(cover entire state unless otherwise noted)

Alabama


Building Families Through Faith
Sara B Strength, LICSW, PIP
334-372-4387
www.buildingfamiliesthroughfaith.net


Abiding Love
Carrie Murray Nellis
1-800-277-0748
Carrie@abidingloveadopt.com
https://abidingloveadopt.com/pregnant/open-adoption/

Arkansas


Shared Beginnings- Fayetteville, AR
Michaela Monte, Executive Director
479-755-4127

 


California


The Family Network, Inc.
Audrey DeGraaf, LCSW
Executive Director
916-759-5851
www.adopt-familynetwork.com

 


Colorado


Hopes Promise- Castle Rock, Colorado
Rachel Bates, Director of Adoptions, Placement Supervisor
303-660-0277     
www.hopespromise.com

Connecticut


Family & Children’s Agency (FCA)
9 Mott Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 523-5731 (Direct)
(203) 855-8765 (Main)
(203) 838-3325 (Fax)

Devon Miles, LMSWManager of Adoption

 


Florida

Connected by Love Adoptions
Heather Pincelli - Executive Director
P.O. Box 320692
Cocoa Beach, FL 32932
863-640-5493

Abiding Love
Carrie Murray Nellis
1-800-277-0748
Carrie@abidingloveadopt.com
https://abidingloveadopt.com/pregnant/open-adoption/

 

Sunshine Homestudy- not recommended, but leaving here for contact info. We get a fair number of cleints with HS through them.
Debra Hewitt, MS, Executive Director
Orlando, FL
www.SunshineHomeStudy.org
407-422-9136

Georgia

Abiding Love
Carrie Murray Nellis
1-800-277-0748
Carrie@abidingloveadopt.com
https://abidingloveadopt.com/pregnant/open-adoption/

 


Idaho


Idaho Youth Ranch
Call (208) 667-1898 
Shannon McNamara, LCSW- adoption specialist
smcnamara@youthranch.org

Indiana

Adoptions of Indiana 

1980 E 116th St #325 Carmel, IN 46032

317-794-2932

amber@adoptionsofindiana.com

 


Maryland


Cradle of Hope
Sherrell Goolsby
Homestudy Coordinator
301-587-4400 x205
www.cradlehope.org

Minnesota


International Adoption Services
Ann Sinnott
Edina, MN
952-893-1343
info@ias-ww.com *best way to reach her
www.iasadoption.org

North Carolina


Carolina Adoption Services, Greensboro, NC

(do studies in NC, SC and VA)
Anna Hull
Family Support Services Supervisor

ahull@carolinaadoption.org
336.275.9660 ext. 131

Ohio

Adoption Homestudy Services of Ohio

358 Edna Street, Alliance, OH 44601

Office 330-829-9400

Brenda Lare, MSSA/LSW/owner- cell 330-206-2218

Homestudyohio@hotmail.com

 


Oregon


Choice Adoptions
Portland, Oregon
(503) 232-1211


Pennsylvania


Absolute Love Adoptions, Inc
Kathryn Russell, Director, MSW
814-440-6897
www.absoluteloveadoptions.com

 


South Carolina


Carolina Adoption Services, Greensboro, NC (do studies in NC, SC and VA)
Anna Hull
Family Support Services Supervisor
ahull@carolinaadoption.org
336.275.9660 ext. 131


Hope Embraced Adoption Agency
Jeanna Smith, Executive Director
209 Lenderman Dr.
Inman, SC  29349
864-641-8142 (cell)
Jer. 29:11
www.HopeEmbraced.org
www.EmbracingBirthMoms.org

 


Tennessee


Adoption Promises
Jonanne Zambo
Joanne@adoptionpromises.com
Smyrna, TN
731-415-7503

 


Texas


Adoption Assistance and Support

Susan Etheridge
DFW area (Will travel for mileage fee)
214-783-0524

Adoption Home studies, TX
Jennifer O'Leary, LBSW, LCPAA
281-684-6152 cell
Houston & Bryan/College Station (Will travel for mileage fee)


Adoption Answers, Inc.
(All of Texas)
Jenna Howard, LMSW, LCPAA
Fort Worth, TX
800-659-7541

(travel all over TX)
info@adoptionanswersinc.com

Utah

Virginia


Carolina Adoption Services/ABC adoption services, Greensboro, NC
(do studies in NC, SC and VA)
Anna Hull
Family Support Services Supervisor
ahull@carolinaadoption.org
336.275.9660 ext. 131

Cradle of Hope

Sherrell Goolsby, Homestudy Coordinator

301-587-4400 x205

www.cradlehope.org

Washington

 

Connected by Love

Heather Pincelli - Executive Director
P.O. Box 320692
Cocoa Beach, FL 32932
863-640-5493


Adoption Connections
Anne Moody
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-2810
Moody.anne@gmail.com

Washington DC

 

Cradle of Hope

Sherrell Goolsby, Homestudy Coordinator

301-587-4400 x205

www.cradlehope.org

Wisconsin


Adoption Services, Inc
www.adoptionservicesinc.com
(fill out form on website)
Katie Eder- 920-735-6750
Appleton, WI (Northern WI)
920-735-6750
Glendale, WI (Northern WI)
414-332-1800

Adoption Avenues, Inc.
Andi Crump, MSW, APSW
(all of Wisconsin, but charges mileage over 45 minutes)
Janesville, WI 53546 
O: 608.563.4488
C: 414.430.3280

 

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