Families wanting to adopt profiles are available for you to look through on our website. Each family submits profiles after they are screened and selected by Gladney. Parent profiles provide you with photos and personal information about each family – who they are and what they value in life. You’ll have plenty of time to select the perfect family for your child when you are ready.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, teen pregnancy rates are at a historic low. The reasons for the decline is not clear. It could be that more teens are delaying or reducing sexual activity and more teen who are sexually active may be using birth control.
If you are an expectant mother in an unplanned pregnancy, you might feel like you’re drowning–grasping for air as the responsibilities and pressures you’re already under suffocate you. But we’re here to tell you that you actually do have options. There is hope, and good things will come of this. Let’s get you started considering your options:
Families looking to adopt submit profiles after they are screened and selected by Gladney. Parent profiles provide you with photos and personal information about each family – who they are and what they value in life. You’ll have plenty of time to select the perfect family for your child when you are ready.
Adoptive Parent Profiles provide you the opportunity to choose a family for your baby. As you read each profile, you can see photos of who they are and read about each family -- who they are and what they value in life.
Interested in finding a couple who has already had some experience with this parenting thing? Then check out these potential adoptive families! Imagine how much love your baby would have in one of these families….
As you walk through the steps of planning adoption for your baby, you'll talk with your caseworker about what you're looking for in the family you place your baby with. Adoptive parents submit parentprofiles after they are screened and selected by Gladney.
Amanda started working with Gladney as an Unplanned Pregnancy Options Counselor in 2004. She was blessed to have also worked as a House Parent and Child Birth Coordinator in Gladney's Dorm. She left to pursue a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and returned to Gladney working as an Options Counselor in 2015. Deciding to reach out and inquire about adoption is a brave step – it humbles her that she has the opportunity to share information about the adoption process and making an adoption plan. Every situation is unique, and it is an honor to be surrounded by such courage throughout the process. Adoption is particularly special to her family as her husband is a Gladney baby!
You are in charge. An unexpected pregnancy can make you feel like you aren't, and lack of options can intensify this feeling, but we believe that you are in charge and you should be. This is your body, your baby, and your lives. That's why adoption agencies in Amarillo, TX should offer you options; one agency with a multitude of choices is called the Gladney Center for Adoption.
With Gladney, you choose your child’s parents. It’s that simple. Viewing these parent profiles can help you imagine a life for your child.
Steve and Carolyn.These two lovebirds have been each other’s valentines since the beginning, mostly because their first date was in fact on Valentine’s Day. They instantly knew that they were made for each other and soon got married. Several years later they adopted their son Matthew, who was placed in their care by a courageous and loving birthmother, just like you. Are you the brave birthmother who will make their family complete? Hear more of their story by reading their parent profile.