As the largest suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the city of Broken Arrow is home to a variety of adoption resources. If you are hoping to adopt or considering placing your baby for adoption in Broken Arrow, the following page contains local adoption agencies, hospitals, and anything else you need for your adoption.
For more information on adoption laws and processes in your area, see our Oklahoma adoption information.
Adoption Agencies and Professionals in Broken Arrow
When you are ready to begin the adoption process, you will likely need to work with an adoption professional to receive the services and support you need to complete the adoption.
Some adoptive families and birth parents prefer to work with a local or regional adoption agency. The following adoption agencies have locations near Broken Arrow and can ensure that you meet all Oklahoma requirements as you move through the adoption process:
Broken Arrow Foster Care Resources
Being a foster parent or adopting from the foster system can be a rewarding way to grow your family. Prior to beginning the foster care or foster-to-adopt process in Broken Arrow, all prospective parents must meet certain Oklahoma state requirements. These requirements can be found on our Oklahoma adoption information page.
If you are ready to become a foster parent or if you have additional questions, contact a foster care professional in or around the Broken Arrow area:
- TFI Family Connections
- Oklahoma Department of Human Services
- Lilyfield Christian Adoption & Foster Care
Home Study Providers
For adoptive and foster parents, the home study is one of the most important parts of the process. The Oklahoma home study process includes criminal records checks, financial information, personal interviews and more.
It is important to choose the right professional to complete your adoption home study and ensure it complies with all state laws and requirements. To get started, contact a licensed home study provider in your area:
Near Broken Arrow:
- Adoption Home Studies of Tulsa
Located in Tulsa, social worker Shay Patterson is licensed to help you complete your home study in accordance with state laws.
- Dillon International
Dillon International is a full-service agency that specializes in international adoption, but they will also perform home studies for Oklahoma families adopting domestically.
- Adoption Choices of Oklahoma
Adoption Choices of Oklahoma is a licensed agency that provides comprehensive adoption services, from education to matching to home studies.
- Trey Trotter Fleming, LMFT
A licensed Oklahoma social worker, Ms. Trotter Fleming works closely with Heritage Family services to provide home studies for hopeful adoptive parents.
Visit 1800HomeStudy.com to learn more about Oklahoma home study providers.
Hospitals near Broken Arrow
If you choose adoption for your baby, it will be up to you to plan your hospital stay. Your hospital plan will include your preferences for who is in the delivery room with you, how much you will interact with your baby and the adoptive family, and more.
The delivery hospital will be aware of your hospital plan ahead of time to ensure a smooth labor and delivery process. When you are ready to make your hospital plan, here are some local Broken Arrow hospitals you may be working with:
- Saint Francis Hospital South
6161 South Yale Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74136
- St. John Center for Women’s Health
1923 S. Utica Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74104
- Hillcrest Hospital South
8801 South 101st E Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Oklahoma Adoption Laws and Requirements
Adoption is a legal process, and each state has its own legal requirements for adoptive and birth parents. Detailed information about adoption laws, qualifications and processes in Broken Arrow and throughout the rest of the state is available on our Oklahoma adoption information page. Below is an overview of some of the regulations impacting adoptive parents and birth parents in Broken Arrow.
Some of the most important adoption laws for prospective birth parents are those regarding consent and relinquishment. Information about executing consent, protecting birth father rights and more is included in our Oklahoma adoption information and can also be found at the Child Welfare Information Gateway.
Hopeful adoptive parents often wonder what types of adoption professionals they can work with, what adoption expenses they can pay, and even whether they meet the eligibility requirements to adopt in Oklahoma. This information, along with other Oklahoma adoption laws and home study information, is outlined in the adoptive family section of our Oklahoma adoption information.
County Court Information
At the end of the adoption process, every adoption must be legally finalized in court. If you are adopting in Baltimore, Maryland, find information about legal procedures your county by visiting the court pages below:
Things to Do in Broken Arrow
Throughout the adoption process, you may find yourself spending some time in Broken Arrow, either visiting prospective birth parents or waiting for ICPC clearances. Here are some local sights to enjoy during your time in the area: