adoption agencies tennessee

Adoption Agencies in Tennessee

If you are a pregnant woman or birth mother in Tennessee, please note that this page is designed to help adopting families. Therefore, please click here to see information that is intended to help you and other pregnant women and birth mothers.  We can make sure your child is placed with the perfect family, your rights are protected, and that you receive all the legal and financial assistance and medical help as well as other types of help that the law allows. Feel free to contact us or call (toll-free1(800)943-0400) if you have any questions or if you want our guidance and/or help. All calls are confidential, there is never any obligation, and there is never any fee to you as a birth parent whether you work with our agency or decide to look elsewhere. Please visit the link "Ways we can help you".

If you are an adopting family in Tennessee, you will find the information below helpful. We begin by giving you information regarding child adoption laws in Tennessee (what you can and can't do) and we provide a list of other adoption agencies available in Tennessee.

Please note that our fully licensed non-profit adoption agency, Adoption Services, Inc., is licensed in many states and can help you in Arkansas or any other state in the U.S. and we can also help U.S. citizens living in any foreign country. Since our founding in 1985, we have worked with thousands of birth parents and adopting families from all over the world and our overall satisfaction rating is excellent. We are committed to putting your needs first and to helping you in every way possible. Feel free to contact us or call (toll-free 1(800)943-0400) if you have any questions or if you want our guidance and/or help. All calls are confidential and there is never any obligation when you give us a call.

Tennessee Child Adoption Laws

Before starting to search for a child to adopt or an agency to assist you, it is a good idea for you understand how the adoption laws in Tennessee may affect your decisions. Making informed decisions is the best way of increasing your chances of adopting a child. Please visit adoption law in Tennessee for more details and/or contact an adoption attorney in Tennessee.

Are Children Available for Adoption in Tennessee?

Yes, through both public and private adoption agencies. In Tennessee, and every other state, there are many children in foster care available for adoption and for these children you should contact the Tennessee foster care system (On your search engine, type in the words “foster care to adopt in Tennessee.).   However, remember that the actual number of children adopted through the Tennessee public child welfare agency is only a small portion of the total number of all Tennessee adoptions (exact numbers are not available at this time).

Remember that while you may be a resident of Tennessee, you are not limited to adopting a child from Tennessee. You can adopt a child born in Tennessee or a child born in any other U.S. state (contact us).  What is important for you to understand is that infants and children are available for adoption in Tennessee and in each of the other the 49 states.

Can We Assist You with a Child Adoption in Tennessee?

Yes, we can help you and so can the child adoption agencies we have listed several below. We are a fully licensed non-profit adoption agency that helps birth parents and families living in any state in the U.S. Since our founding in 1985, we have successfully completed over 900 adoptions and would be happy help you adopt a child.  Feel free to contact us or call (toll-free 1(800)943-0400).

Adoption Agencies

A Child's Dream
1346 Quai Valley Trail
Apison, TN 37302-9533
Phone: (423) 236-4545
Fax: (423) 236-4546

Adoption Counseling Services (ACS)
2185 Wickersham Lane
Germantown, TN 38139
Phone: (901) 753-9089

Adoption Promises
PO Box 253
Huntingdon, TN 38344
Phone: (731) 986-2001
Fax: (731) 986-2971
Toll-Free: (877) 647-9697

Association for Guidance, Aid, Placement and Empathy (AGAPE)
4555 Trousdale Drive
Nashville, TN 37204-4513
Phone: (615) 781-3000
Fax: (615) 781-8262

Association for Guidance, Aid, Placement and Empathy (AGAPE) Child and Family Services
PO Box 11411
111 Racine Street
Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: (901) 323-3600
Fax: (901) 323-3640
Toll-Free: (800) 727-5112

Bethany Christian Services
400 South Germantown Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
Phone: (423) 622-7360
Fax: (423) 622-9085
Toll-Free: (800) 765-7335

Bethany Christian Services of Middle Tennessee
220 Athens Way
Suite 405
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 242-0909
Fax: (615) 242-9440

Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc.
30 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: (615) 352-3087
Fax: (615) 352-8591

Frontier Health/Traces
2001 Stonebrook Place
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: (423) 224-1067
Fax: (423) 224-1095

Harmony Adoptions of Tennessee, Inc.
131 Cherokee Heights Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
Phone: (865) 982-5225
Fax: (865) 982-5950
Toll-Free: (888) 440-9800

Heaven Sent Children, Inc.
307 North Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-0803
Fax: (615) 898-1990
Toll-Free: (800) 638-8952

Holston United Methodist Home for Children, Inc.
6314 East Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421-3999
Phone: (423) 855-4682
Fax: (432) 517-0021

Holston United Methodist Home for Children, Inc.
900 East Hill Avenue
Suite 270
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: (865) 633-9844
Fax: (865) 633-5855

Holston United Methodist Home for Children, Inc.
215 East Springbrook Drive
Suite 1
Johnson City, TN 37602-3768
Phone: (423) 952-2290
Fax: (423) 952-2293

Jewish Family Service of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Inc.
801 Percy Warner Boulevard
Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: (615) 354-1664
Fax: (615) 353-2652

Life Choices, Inc.
2235 Covington Pike
Suite 14
Memphis, TN 38128
Phone: (901) 388-1172
Fax: (901) 388-1225

Mid-South Christian Services
1044 Brookfield Road
Suite 102
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: (901) 818-9996
Fax: (901) 761-9350

Omni Visions
618 Grassmere Park Drive
Suite 2
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 460-7051
Fax: (615) 460-7057
Toll-Free: (888) 742-3905

Partnership for Families, Children and Adults
1800 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: (423) 755-2822
Fax: (423) 755-2897

Porter-Leath Children's Center (PLCC)
868 North Manassas Street
Memphis, TN 38107-2516
Phone: (901) 577-2500
Fax: (901) 577-2506

Small World, Inc.
401 Bonnaspring Drive
Hermitage, TN 37076
Phone: (615) 883-4372
Fax: (615) 885-7582
Toll-Free: (800) 544-5083

Smoky Mountain Children's Home
PO Box 4391
449 McCarn Circle
Sevierville, TN 37864-4391
Phone: (865) 453-4644
Fax: (865) 453-8812
Toll-Free: (800) 654-1622

Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes, Inc.
PO Box 2206
Brentwood, TN 37024
Phone: (615) 376-3140
Fax: (615) 371-1866
Toll-Free: (800) 624-8591

Tennessee Children's Home
1115 Ranch Road
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 307-3205

Tennessee Children's Home - East
3834 Copper Ridge Road
PO Box 52703
Knoxville, TN 37950-2703
Phone: (865) 584-0841
Fax: (865) 588-6560

The Center for Family Development
100 East Side Square
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: (931) 684-4676
Fax: (931) 684-5140
Toll-Free: (888) 462-2999

Domestic Child Adoption Agencies in Other States

If you are looking for a child adoption agency simply click the link below for the state to see a list of the adoption agencies in that state

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