Resources Available to Birth Mothers Choosing Adoption in Colorado
If you are a birth mother considering placing your baby for adoption, there are tons of resources available to you. Adoption Choices of Colorado offers many services to support you on your adoption journey. We know that an unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming and scary. We value making sure you have the support, education, and resources to make the choices that are best to you and to not feel alone in the process.
Services Adoption Choices of Colorado Offers Birth Mothers
- Free Counseling
We offer free counseling services to birth mothers who are wanting to process their thoughts and feelings about choosing adoption. These services are also available to birth fathers and the birth mother’s immediate family. An unplanned pregnancy may bring up a lot of complicated emotions. Our trained professionals offer a safe and supportive space to talk through what’s going on.
We support our clients through compassionate listening and education in order to empower you to choose the best option for you and your child. You do not have to be committed to placing your child for adoption to utilize this resource.
- Case Management
We provide adoption placement services for birth mothers. This means that you will be assigned an adoption caseworker who will assist you in looking through adoptive parent profiles and conducting interviews, if you wish.
Once you’ve chosen your child’s adoptive parents, your adoption caseworker will assist you in creating a personalized adoption plan that includes what type of contact you desire to have with your child, and a hospital plan.
- Post-Placement Support
Adoption Choices of Colorado knows that placing your child for adoption can bring up lots of emotions — both joyous and painful. We offer continued support for birth mothers through counseling services and support groups. We want to help you to process, grieve and thrive in all areas of your life.
Other Resources for Birth Mothers in Colorado
CO4Kids provides advocacy and support services around child abuse and neglect in Colorado. If you are a birth mother living in an physically, emotionally, or sexually abusive situation and need to protect your child from abuse and/or neglect. CO4Kids provides support, as well as a hotline service, to help keep you and your child safe.
- Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)
If you are a survivor of sexual assault of any sort, CCASA provides support services to help you process and heal from the awfulness of this trauma. Sexual assault can lead to longterm issues, such as PTSD, making support services crucial to helping you recreate a sense of safety and support.
- 211 Colorado
211 Colorado provides a long resource list of mental health and addiction support and management resources. If you are struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues, reach out and get the support you deserve. Ongoing mental health care and stable support networks are key to your recovery journey and living your best life.
Resources Available to Birth Mothers in Colorado
Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be a scary and unknown time. We are here to support you throughout your adoption journey and offer you professional care. Know that you are not alone and there are resources available to you during this time.
Reach out to us today to schedule a free counseling appointment.
If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and want to learn more about your adoption options, contact Adoption Choices of Colorado by email, phone, or text: Email Us, Text us: 720-371-1099, Call us: 303-670-4673 (HOPE). If you are hoping to adopt, please contact us here.
Meet the Author: Kara Bringewatt is an English major and psychology minor at Queens University of Charlotte. She plans to get her masters in social work and work at a nonprofit as a case manager for at-risk youth. She loves using writing as a means of creating community and bringing attention to causes she’s passionate about.
Kara is particularly interested in educational and mental health interventions for young people in foster care. She’s worked as a tutor, professional caregiver, preschool teacher and acting instructor, and loves being able to utilize her wide range of passions to support young people and plans on being a foster and adoptive parent.