For Adoptive Parents

Hope Center Adoption & Family Services is the first and only non-profit private adoption agency in the Upper Cumberland. We believe that finances should not be a barrier for Christian couples looking to adopt. It is our desire to keep our fees at an affordable cost, so that families can walk the journey of adoption and be the forever family that they desire.

Our Most Recent Blogs for Adoptive Families

Adoption: God’s Plan for Us

Adoption: God’s Plan for Us

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyAndy and I began our adoption story in 2010.  We have always had a positive view of adoption due to the fact that Andy was adopted and it has been such a blessing in his life.  We both wanted...

The Effects of Adoption on Biological Children

The Effects of Adoption on Biological Children

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Birth Mothers“So what is it like having an adopted sibling?” This question seems strange to me because it feels the exact same as having a biological sister. From a very young age, I was surrounded by many...

An Adoptee’s Perspective

An Adoptee’s Perspective

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyWhat does it mean to be adopted? If I’ve learned anything over the past two years of my research (I just graduated with my Masters, yay!) and the past 24 years of life, it really just means a...

An Unexpected Journey

An Unexpected Journey

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyAdoption will take a family to unexpected places.  Fear of the unexpected can be a deterrent for many family’s who consider adoption.  Yet, every family that embarks on this journey will find...

An Adoptive Mother’s Tale

An Adoptive Mother’s Tale

Perhaps nothing can be more uncertain and nerve-racking for prospective adoptive parents than meeting a birth mother. Meeting her can seem overwhelming, but actually walking alongside her throughout an adoption journey can seem like even more of a mountain.

Our Most Recent Blogs for Birth Mothers

If you would like to know more about the adoption process and your rights in the adoption process, please read our blog post Birth Mother Bill of Rights.

Adoption: God’s Plan for Us

Adoption: God’s Plan for Us

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyAndy and I began our adoption story in 2010.  We have always had a positive view of adoption due to the fact that Andy was adopted and it has been such a blessing in his life.  We both wanted...

Tennessee Birth Mother Bill of Rights

Tennessee Birth Mother Bill of Rights

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyTENNESSEE BIRTH MOTHER’S BILL OF RIGHTS  As an expectant mother Hope Center is here to support you by giving you all of the information you need to make an educated, life-giving choice for you...

An Adoptee’s Perspective

An Adoptee’s Perspective

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyWhat does it mean to be adopted? If I’ve learned anything over the past two years of my research (I just graduated with my Masters, yay!) and the past 24 years of life, it really just means a...

Tennessee Birth Mother Bill of Rights

Tennessee Birth Mother Bill of Rights

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyAs an expectant mother considering adoption you have rights during and after the adoption process.  The law in the State of Tennessee gives every birth mother the following rights; You have a...

Why Would I Choose Adoption?

Why Would I Choose Adoption?

Adoptive & Family Services of Cookeville > Blog > Adoptive FamilyWe are so glad you asked that question.  Whether you find yourself in an unexpected pregnancy or a parenting hardship we applaud you for considering what your future and your child’s future...

Raquel’s Story

Have you ever had that moment when something became so clear you were both scared and in awe? That is the presence of God. It’s that same feeling you get when you stand on the edge of a 100 foot waterfall, on the shore of a raging sea, in the depths of a cave … all of these God breathed places.

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