DCF Licensed Facilities

Out-of-State Approved Adoption Agencies

Note: "Approved" means that the DCF Licensing Unit has verified that the adoption agencies listed below are fully licensed and in good standing in their home states. It is not meant to serve as an endorsement or recommendation of any particular agency.

  Facility Name Executive Director
A Act of Love / Utah
9561 South 700 East, Suite #101
Sandy, Utah  84070

Phone: (801) 572-1696

Isaac Thomas

Approval Date: 2022-11-10 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-11-10 00:00:00

A Child's Dream of Neveda, Inc.
777 E. William St., Suite 106
Carson City, Nevada  89701-

Phone: (702) 430-4026

Dee Domenici

Approval Date: 2023-03-02 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-03-02 00:00:00

A Gift of Hope Adoptions, Inc.
303 North Stadium Blvd., #200
Columbia, Missouri  65203-1429

Phone: (573) 356-0025

Elizabth Ehlen, LCSW

Approval Date: 2023-06-26 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-06-26 00:00:00

A Guardian Angel Adoptions, LLC / Utah
9500 South 500 West #106
Sandy, Utah  84070-

Phone: (801) 755-9523

Yvonne Johanson

Approval Date: 2024-03-07 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-03-07 00:00:00

ACF/Advocates For Children & Families, Inc./FL
16831 N.E. Sixth Avenue
North Miami Beach, Florida  33162-

Phone: (305) 653-2474

Robert Lamarche

Approval Date: 2024-03-28 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-03-28 00:00:00

Adoption Advocates, Inc. / Florida
11407 Seminole Boulevard
Largo, Florida  33778

Phone: (727) 391-8096

Kathleen Hayes

Approval Date: 2022-11-29 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-11-29 00:00:00

Adoption Alliance (The) / TX
7303 Blanco Road
San Antonio, Texas  78216

Phone: (210) 843-3991

Stacie Wiederin-Schmidt, Director

Approval Date: 2023-12-17 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-12-17 00:00:00

Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado, Inc.
2801 Youngfield Street, Suite 320
Golden, Colorado  80401-

Phone: (303) 670-4401

Christy Ikeler

Approval Date: 2024-05-02 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-05-02 00:00:00

Adoption Choices of Kansas, Inc.
313 North Seneca Street, Suite #111
Wichita, Kansas  67203-

Phone: (316) 209-2071

Amy Bryant

Approval Date: 2023-10-27 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-10-27 00:00:00

Adoption Choices of Nevada / Reno
789 East Second Street
Reno, Nevada  89502-

Phone: (775) 323-1905

Lainie Burak

Approval Date: 2023-06-10 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-06-10 00:00:00

Adoption Choices Of Texas, Inc. / TX
5005 W. Royal Lane, Suite 291
Austin, Texas  75063-

Phone: (214) 498-9814

Jenneifer Morrison

Approval Date: 2023-11-14 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-14 00:00:00

Adoption Connections, Inc. / Kansas
P.O. Box 10
Andover, Kansas  67002-

Phone: (316) 806-9797

JoAnn Peckham, LMSW

Approval Date: 2022-12-09 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-09 00:00:00

Adoption Resources / Massachusetts
1430 Main Street
Waltham, Massachusetts  02451-

Phone: (617) 332-2218

Betsy Hochberg

Approval Date: 2023-07-11 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-07-11 00:00:00

Adoption Services Internation / Nyackl / NY
17 Orchard Street
Nyack, New York  10960-

Phone: (717) 737-3960

Vincent Berger

Approval Date: 2023-11-06 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-06 00:00:00

Adoption Services, Inc. / Florida
10342 Barrington Court
Leesburg, Florida  34788-

Phone: (717) 737-3960

Vincent Berger

Approval Date: 2023-11-06 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-06 00:00:00

Adoption Services, Inc. / New Jersey
205 Haddon Ave
Haddonfield, New Jersey  08033-

Phone: (717) 737-3960

Vincent Berger

Approval Date: 2023-11-06 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-06 00:00:00

Adoption Services, Inc. / Pennsylvania
28 Central Boulevard
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania  17011

Phone: (717) 737-3960

Vincent Berger

Approval Date: 2023-11-06 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-06 00:00:00

Adoption Services, Inc. / Virginia
13871 Crabtree Way
Gainesville, Virginia  20155-

Phone: (804) 726-7135

Vincent Berger

Approval Date: 2023-11-06 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-06 00:00:00

Adoption Services, Inc./ W Virginia
532 Happy Valley Circle
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia  25411

Phone: (717) 737-3960

Vincent Berger

Approval Date: 2023-11-06 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-06 00:00:00

Adoption STAR, Inc. / Florida
1600 S Federal HWY, Suite 202
Pompano Beach, Florida  33062-

Phone: (954) 566-6055

Zack Fried

Approval Date: 2022-12-22 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-22 00:00:00

Adoption STAR, Inc. / NY
131 John Muir Drive
Amherst, New York  14228-

Phone: (716) 639-3900

Zach Fried

Approval Date: 2022-12-22 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-22 00:00:00

Adoption STAR, Inc. / OHIO
18 West 9th Street, Suite 100
Cincinnati, Ohio  45202-

Phone: (513) 631-6590

Zack Fried

Approval Date: 2022-12-22 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-22 00:00:00

Adoptions From The Heart / Delaware
18A Trolley Square
Wilmington, Delaware  19806

Phone: (610) 642-7200

Maxine Chalker

Approval Date: 2023-03-16 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-03-16 00:00:00

Adoptions From The Heart / VA
1407 Stephanie Way, Unit H
Chesapeake, Virginia  23320

Phone: (757) 361-0008

Maxine Chalker

Approval Date: 2023-05-31 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-05-31 00:00:00

Adoptions From The Heart / Wynnewood / PA
30-31 Hampstead Circle
Wynnwood, Pennsylvania  19096

Phone: (610) 642-7200

Maxine Chalker

Approval Date: 2023-12-19 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-12-19 00:00:00

Adoptions From The Heart, Inc. / PA
131 West Main Street
New Holland, Pennsylvania  17557-

Phone: (610) 642-7200

Heidi Gonzalez

Approval Date: 2024-01-04 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-01-04 00:00:00

Adoptions From The Heart, Inc. / PA
116 E. Pittsburgh Street, Suite #100 B
Greensburg, Pennsylvania  15601-

Phone: (724) 853-6533

Joan Smith

Approval Date: 2024-01-09 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-01-09 00:00:00

Adoptions With Love, Inc. / Massachusetts
246 Walnut Street, Suite 103
Newton, Massachusetts  02460-

Phone: (617) 964-4357

Amy Cohen

Approval Date: 2022-09-26 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-09-26 00:00:00

Alliance For Children, Inc. (The) / Mass.
292 Reservoir Street
Needham, Massachusetts  02492-

Phone: (781) 444-7148

Ruth Rich

Approval Date: 2023-01-25 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-01-25 00:00:00

Allliance for Children Florida
8950 SW SW 74th CT. Suite2201
Miami, Florida   

Phone:  

Renee Lubowich

Approval Date: 2023-03-02 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-03-02 00:00:00

American Adoptions Inc. / Missouri
14801 E 42nd Street South
Independence, Missouri  64055-

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Shawn Kane

Approval Date: 2022-12-15 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-14 00:00:00

American Adoptions , Inc. / Arkansas
103 South 3rd Street
Rogers, Arkansas  72756-

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Shawn Kane

Approval Date: 2022-12-15 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-14 00:00:00

American Adoptions , Inc. / Kansas
7500 West 110th Street, Suite 543
Overland Park, Kansas  66210

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Shawn Kane

Approval Date: 2022-12-28 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-27 00:00:00

American Adoptions Iowa
4620 E 53rd Street Suite 200
Davenport, Iowa  52807-

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Laura Braun

Approval Date: 2024-03-28 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-03-28 00:00:00

American Adoptions of Arizona
16930 East Palisades Blvd. Suite 144
Fountain Hills, Arizona  85268-

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Shawn Kane

Approval Date: 2023-06-17 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-06-17 00:00:00

American Adoptions of Colorado
6275 Joyce Drive, office # 233-01
Arvada, Colorado  80403-

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Cassidie Reiman

Approval Date: 2024-03-22 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-03-22 00:00:00

American Adoptions of Florida, Inc. / Florida
3001 North Rocky Point Drive E., Suite 200
Tampa, Florida  33607-

Phone: (800) 868-1000

Shawn Kane

Approval Date: 2022-12-28 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-12-27 00:00:00

American Adoptions of Ohio
21 E State Street, Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio  43215-

Phone: (800) 236-7846

Shawn Kane

Approval Date: 2023-06-17 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-06-17 00:00:00

AmericanKidz of Georgia, Inc.
106 West Lamar Street
Americus, Georgia  31709-

Phone: (229) 928-3011

Richard Garret/Kathleen Calcutt

Approval Date: 2023-11-29 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-29 00:00:00

An Open Door Adoption Agency, Inc. / Georgia
218 East Jackson St.
Thomasville, Georgia  31792-

Phone: (229) 228-6339

Dawn Velez

Approval Date: 2024-01-05 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-01-05 00:00:00

Bethany Christian Services of Southeast Michigan
18000 W. Nine Mile Rd., Suite 950
Southfield, Michigan  48075-

Phone: (248) 414-4080

Starr Allen Pettway

Approval Date: 2023-04-03 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-04-03 00:00:00

Brighter Adoptions / Utah
952 South Main Street, Suite #B2
Layton, Utah  84041-

Phone: (801) 820-5139

Sandi Quick, Director

Approval Date: 2023-11-07 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-11-07 00:00:00

Children’s Aid Society of Alabama
2141 14th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama  35205-

Phone: (205) 943-5347

Gayle Watts

Approval Date: 2023-02-01 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-02-01 00:00:00

Cradle of Life Adoption Agency
245 N. Fourth Street
Beaumont, Texas  77701-

Phone: (409) 832-3000

Mel Shelander

Approval Date: 2023-05-08 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-05-08 00:00:00

Destiny Adoption & Consulting Service
7715 Oak Ridge Highway Suite F
Knoxville, Tennessee  37931-

Phone: (865) 444-3847

Kristen McBee

Approval Date: 2023-05-12 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-05-12 00:00:00

Destiny Adoption Services & Consulting / Florida
499 38th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida  33705-

Phone: (727) 202-8966

Lisa Cuffaro

Approval Date: 2023-03-03 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-03-03 00:00:00

Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc./ NY
62 Bowman Avenue
Rye Brook, New York  10573-

Phone: (914) 939-1180

Joy Goldstein

Approval Date: 2022-08-16 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-08-16 00:00:00

Friends In Adoption, Inc. / NY
125 High Rock Avenue, Suite #103
Saratoga, New York  12866-

Phone: (800) 844-3630

Tara Saltis

Approval Date: 2022-07-30 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-07-30 00:00:00

Friends In Adoption, Inc. / VT
37 Castleton Meadows Lane
Castleton, Vermont  05735-

Phone: (800) 982-3678

Dawn Smith-Pliner

Approval Date: 2022-07-30 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-07-30 00:00:00

Gift Of Life Adoptions / Florida
4437 Park Boulevard
Pinellas Park, Florida  33781-

Phone: (727) 549-1416

Meghan Biss

Approval Date: 2023-03-28 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-03-28 00:00:00

Gladney Center For Adoption, Inc. / TX
6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, Texas  76132

Phone: (817) 922-6034

Mark Melson, Pres./CEO

Approval Date: 2022-11-21 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-11-21 00:00:00

Haven Adoptions, Inc. / Pennsylvania
328 East Ormandy Place
Ambler, Pennsylvania  19002-

Phone: (215) 347-4444

Kelly Weidner

Approval Date: 2022-10-26 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-10-26 00:00:00

Heart Of Adoptions, Inc. / Florida
1604 South Bumby Avenue
Orlando, Florida  32806-

Phone: (407) 898-8280

Mary Wheatley

Approval Date: 2024-05-17 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-05-17 00:00:00

Heart to Heart Adoptions, Inc. / Utah
9669 South 700 East
Sandy, Utah  84070

Phone: (801) 563-1000

Donna Pope

Approval Date: 2023-02-11 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-02-11 00:00:00

Hope 4 Kids Adoption / California
34071 La Plaza, Suite 200
Dana Point, California  92692

Phone: (949) 496-9430

Peggy Roger-Carey

Approval Date: 2023-10-17 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-10-17 00:00:00

Hope Embraced Adoption Agency
1 Bishop Street, PO Box 123
Inman, South Carolina  29349-

Phone: (864) 641-8142

Jeanna Smith

Approval Date: 2024-06-04 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-06-04 00:00:00

Jewish Family & Children's Svc Grtr Philadelphia
PO Box 2238 - ( dba Open Arms Adoption)
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania  19046-

Phone: (267) 256-2236

Meredith Rose

Approval Date: 2022-11-15 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-11-15 00:00:00

Joy Adoption Services, Inc
1105 Tacaoma Avenue
Tacoma, Washington  98402-

Phone: (253) 222-7733

Kelsey Melvin

Approval Date: 2023-01-31 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-01-31 00:00:00

Lifeline Children's Services, Inc.
100 Missionary Ridge
Birmingham, Alabama  35242-2

Phone: (205) 940-4624

Lisda Kelly

Approval Date: 2024-05-31 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-05-31 00:00:00

Little Flower Adoptions / Texas
2201 Long Prairie Road, Suite #107 - 729
Flower Mound, Texas  75022-

Phone: (214) 478-1888

Kris Miller

Approval Date: 2023-06-21 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-06-23 00:00:00

Lutheran Child & Family Services of Illinois
900 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 192 900 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 192 One Oadbrook Terrace, Suite 501
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois  60181-

Phone: (708) 771-7180

Laurie Lawton

Approval Date: 2023-09-21 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-09-21 00:00:00

Nightlight Christian Adoptions / California
1528 Brook Hollow Drive, Suite #100
Santa Ana, California  92705-

Phone: (864) 268-0570

Laura Beauvais

Approval Date: 2022-09-23 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2024-09-23 00:00:00

RFK Community Alliance/Bright Futures Adopt Center
Fleischner House 971 Main Street
Lancaster, Massachusetts  01523-

Phone: (978) 263-5400

Karen Cheyney

Approval Date: 2023-03-31 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-03-31 00:00:00

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children / NY
120 East 16th Street, 11th Floor
New York, New York  10003-

Phone: (212) 360-0229

Jackie De Lacy

Approval Date: 2024-02-16 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-02-16 00:00:00

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children/AZ
120 East 16th Street 11th floor
New York, New York  10003-

Phone: (212) 369-0300

Jackie De Lacy

Approval Date: 2024-02-16 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-02-16 00:00:00

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children/NJ
120 East 16th Street, 11th Floor
New York, New York  10003-

Phone: (908) 522-0043

Jackie De Lacy

Approval Date: 2024-02-16 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2026-02-16 00:00:00

The Datz Fountion of North Carolina dba Compass
5960 Fairview Rd., Suite 400
Charlotte, North Carolina  28210-

Phone: (704) 491-1606

Terri McNamara

Approval Date: 2023-10-05 00:00:00
Expiration Date: 2025-10-05 00:00:00