Celebrating our 20th Anniversary: A Brief History of Adoption Center for Family Building

(This is an excerpt from a speech I gave at the agency’s 20 year anniversary celebration) Twenty years ago, we created something unique; we envisioned an alternative to [Read More]


SUPPORT FOR BIRTH MOTHERS IN ILLINOIS AND INDIANA

Every woman who chooses to place her baby for adoption goes through a grieving period.  Even though an adoption may be voluntary, the birth mother [Read More]


Birth Mother Counseling: A Key Service of Adoption Center for Family Building

Choosing adoption is a loving selfless decision that a woman makes for many different reasons. Although there are different reasons for considering adoption,  it all comes down to [Read More]


OPEN ADOPTION: Illinois Family Hoping to Adopt a Baby

Hello, We are Tom and Kristin, a young, happily married couple in our early 30’s hoping to adopt a baby. We are thrilled to have [Read More]


Considering Open Adoption? About Adoption Center for Family Building

If you are thinking about building your family through adoption, we hope you will consider Adoption Center for Family Building. We are an Illinois and [Read More]


What is an Adoption Agency?

An adoption agency is an organization that places infants — and older children — into permanent homes with adoptive parents. An adoption agency can be either private [Read More]


Thinking about Adoption? A blog for expectant mothers in Indiana

 How do I start the adoption process? The first step is to select the adoption professionals to facilitate your adoption.  In Indiana, you have the choice [Read More]


Parenting, Abortion or Adoption: Choices for women when a pregnancy is unplanned.

An unplanned pregnancy can be scary and confusing and is often more difficult when the birth father is no longer around. Women in this  situation are faced with three main [Read More]


Placing my baby for Adoption: What every woman in Illinois and Indiana should know.

A woman facing an unplanned pregnancy who has decided that adoption is her best option must consider the different ways to carry out their plan.  [Read More]