About Friends in Adoption

Who We Are

Friends in Adoption (FIA) is a non-profit, pro-choice, licensed agency with a focus on helping people make informed decisions concerning adoption. FIA is committed to open adoption, inclusiveness, and providing lifelong support to all members of the adoption triad.

FIA employs a network of dedicated, experienced and caring adoption professionals. Although our administrative offices are located in Vermont and New York, we are able to provide free and confidential adoption services for pregnant women/couples anywhere in the United States.

Our team members are sensitive and skillful in all areas concerning adoption. They are here to listen and assist. They feel a personal connection to each and every adoption.

We recognize that adoption is a life-long process based on trust, honesty and mutual responsibility, and we promote open adoption and provide lifelong support to each member in the adoption triad — placing each child at the center of what we do. We are Friends in Adoption.

What We Do

  • FIA provides free services to pregnant women/couples considering adoption.
  • FIA works with women and men who are considering placing their already born child with adoptive families.
  • FIA assists prospective adoptive families with home study, approval process, and all aspects of pre-adoptive preparation.
  • FIA presents adoption-related workshops for professionals who may be in contact with expectant and/or adoptive parents.
  • FIA is committed to pressure-free, ethical standards of practice.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to keep the central focus on the needs of each child and to provide compassionate adoption services for the unique individuals involved in the adoption process. Friends in Adoption is committed to empowering individuals and families to make informed decisions.

Friends in Adoption is a fully inclusive agency
Friends in Adoption is a fully inclusive agency
Handsome, happy Evan, Brooklyn, June 2013.
Handsome, happy Evan, Brooklyn, June 2013.

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