For over 60 years, Nightlight has been providing counseling to parents facing pregnancy decisions to help them sort through the myths and truths about placing their child for adoption. If you are facing a pregnancy decision, please refer to our I’m Pregnant Pages to see how we can empower you to make a decision regarding your and your baby’s future that brings you peace.
“A Father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.”
Provides answers to a child’s questions and minimizes feelings of abandonment and loss. An open adoption also eliminates the need for a child to fantasize about who their birth parents are and their reasons for choosing adoption.
How Does Openness Benefit the Child?
Comforts and encourages the birth parent by affirming their decision to place their child for adoption. An open adoption allows birth parents to witness the love and care their child receives throughout their life.
How Does Openness Benefit the Birth Family
Empowers the adoptive family as they raise their child, providing them with knowledge about their child’s history. An open adoption can reduce instances of anxiety and stress associated with the unknown for adoptive parents.
How Does Openness Benefit the Adoptive Family
Openness and honesty in adoption promotes healthier, better-adjusted children and more emotionally secure parents, on both sides.
Our dedicated staff will equip you with the necessary tools to prepare you for the journey ahead.
We provide support to your entire family throughout your adoption and parenthood journey.
Inquiry – Speak to a member of our domestic family team to have your questions answered
Application – Complete our online application
Orientation – One on One meeting with a domestic family team member to learn more about the program and what to expect on the journey
Home Study Education – Complete a home study assessment and required adoption education
Matching – Nightlight’s domestic team works to match you with an expectant or birth mother while offering support and encouragement during the wait
Placement & Finalization – Receive placement of a child and complete the required post-placement visits with your home study provider before legally finalizing the adoption
Do you have questions about which adoption program is right for you? We have answers. Complete this brief inquiry form. It’s the first step in getting started with your adoption today!