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By Adoption Choices of Nevada

What Is an Adoption Facilitator?

Adoption facilitators, sometimes called “adoption consultants,” are unlicensed and unregulated companies that match prospective adoptive families with prospective birth parents considering adoption. Adoption facilitators are often small organizations with one or two staff members who have no counseling background. Facilitators advertise to find a prospective birth parent on behalf of their clients, the hopeful adoptive family much like adoption law centers. In the adoption process, “adoption advertising” means coordinating these adoption services and helping expectant birth parents and adoptive families find one another based on each party’s adoption goals.  Once a birth parent selects a family, the adoption facilitator will refer…