Unplanned or First Time Pregnancy? Scared & Don’t Know What to Do?
We understand. An unplanned pregnancy changes everything. A first pregnancy which is also unplanned may seem like the end of the world. If you are a Teen do your parents know? Do you want to discuss how to tell them? Does the baby’s father know? Is your family likely to be supportive or the opposite? Take a deep breath. Call us and we will help you decide what to do next.
Crisis Pregnancy Program
The Florida Adoption Center provides comprehensive resources, referrals and services to all Birth Parents experiencing a crisis pregnancy. The Staff of the Florida Adoption Center will provide educational sessions, community referrals and connections. In addition, Birth Parents will be offered an opportunity to make a personalized pregnancy plan and have the opportunity to receive counseling throughout the process. The Agency provides comprehensive services through a network of community agencies, businesses, government and community partners.
Adoption options include pregnancy counseling, pre and post adoption counseling, case management, resources, financial and emotional support. Initially birth parents will be offered the opportunity to explore all options in a caring and non-judgmental environment. Together, we will explore your feelings, circumstances and available options, including parenting (single or jointly), or making a customized adoption plan. The services of a pregnancy counselor will be made available to assist in the decision making process. Group counseling may also be offered.
We Can Help You
The Staff of the Florida Adoption Center will help you access resources. Client’s entering our Adoption Program may be eligible for financial support, for reasonable living and maternity expenses, as allowed by law. We are committed to helping you have a healthy newborn. We will assist you with Medicaid applications, accessing pre-natal care, and will provide education on topics such as the effects of prescription medications on the unborn child, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, substance treatment options, managing your addictions while pregnant, and much more. We offer a non-judgmental environment where you can openly discuss your lifestyle without fear of criticism.
Selecting a Forever Family
If Birth Parents decide on a Personalize Adoption Plan, our caring staff will help them select a forever family for their child. We will offer Birth Parents a choice of an Open, Semi-Open, or Closed Adoption. We will provide a choice of adoption ready families and will help select a family who is right for the child. We will offer the opportunity to select a family, meet them if desired and allow Birth Parents to make the final choice.