How we can help…

Dear Expectant Parents,

Let us begin by thanking you for considering adoption. We recognize that this may be a difficult time for you and we are available to provide support and guidance as you consider this option for your child. Choosing adoption can be a gift you give to your child. By creating your own adoption plan, you can make sure that your child knows that you love him/her and that adoption was a choice you made out of that love.

We understand that it is very normal to have doubts and to wonder if you are doing the right thing. Everyone has doubts when they are making an important decision and this may possibly be the most difficult decision of your life. Family members and friends can often add to this doubt and uncertainty. This is why we feel that it is important to surround yourself with caring people who will support you through the tough times, whatever your decision may be. This is your decision; no one else can make this choice for you. You have to do what you feel is best for you and your baby.

This website is designed to provide you with important information about planning adoption; choosing an adoption plan that is right for you, what to expect, services offered, your rights, etc. One of the best ways to take care of yourself and to decide if adoption is right for you is to educate yourself about adoption and the various services and options available.

Our program strives to provide supportive, nondirective counseling, as well as adoption education and adoption planning services. Please call our office at (504) 885-1141 ext. 23 if you have any further questions or would like to set up an appointment with an adoption professional. All services are confidential.

Sincerely,
Adoption Services Staff
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans