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Thank you for your interest in Adoption Choices of Nevada. We are a fully licensed, private, non-profit (501(c)3) adoption agency providing professional services to birth and adopting parents. Over the years, we have helped many couples hoping to adopt a baby and complete their families. We are dedicated to ensuring that your adoption is handled in a competent and caring manner. Our caring and professional staff has over 60 years of combined adoption experience. We are leaders in the adoption community with a genuine commitment to a sensitive, comprehensive, and supportive experience for all involved in the adoption journey.

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Levels of Openness In Adoption

Adoption is a shared gift of love between two families. Openness in adoption is a continuum and no single arrangement is right for everyone. Through careful consideration of options, a child-focused approach, and commitment, you will be able to decide on the amount of openness that is right for your family.

While birth parent and adoptive parent relationships may seem awkward at first, over time, the involved individuals typically become more comfortable with the plan they have chosen and pleased with their decisions. Creating openness between the birth family and the adoptive family provides a child with a lifetime of loving and meaningful relationships. Please remember, in open adoptions and semi open adoptions, the level of openness is changing and shifting throughout the adoption and after birth.

  • Open Adoption
  • Semi-Open Adoption
  • Confidential (Closed) Adoption

Open Adoption

Open adoption allows for contact between the birth parents, the adoptive parents and the child. This contact can come in the form of exchanging letters, photos, e-mails, and phone calls, and it can even include in-person visits. Birth parents and the adoptive family will decide and agree how frequently they wish to contact each other. The adoptive parents are legally responsible for the child and to raise him or her, but the birth parents can still keep in touch.

About 95% of adoptions today are open in some capacity.  

Semi Open Adoption

In a Semi-Open Adoption, birth parents and adoptive parents usually meet prior to the birth of the child, and the adoptive parents are often times present for the birth. After placement, communication, such as pictures, texting, phone calls, letters and emails, may occur. Last names and addresses of both parties are not disclosed, unless otherwise agreed upon by the birth parents and adoptive parents. This type of adoption allows for communication between the birth parents and adoptive parents while also maintaining some privacy. Keep in mind, the level of openness is always changing and shifting throughout the adoption and after placement; relationships change as time goes on.

Confidential (Closed) Adoption

In a Closed Adoption, there is no contact between birthparents and adoptive parents, with the exception of the birth parents’ non-identifying social/medical information that is provided to the adoptive parents. This type of adoption is rare in private adoption situations due to social media and the internet.

Confidential (Closed) Adoption

What Are My Next Steps To Adopt A Baby?

Your first steps to adopt a child in Nevada include contacting Adoption Choices of Nevada, beginning a home study, and creating your adoptive family profile. 

LGBT+ Information

Adoption Choices of Nevada has been proudly assisting lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT+) families hoping to adopt a baby since we opened our doors in 2008.

Child Connect

ChildConnect ensures that the birth parents and adoptive families stay connected regardless of their changing situations.

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