Considering Adoption in Elgin, Illinois?

If you’re thinking of placing your child for adoption in Elgin then ACI is here to help. With over 30 years of experience, we can provide you with the information you need to decide if adoption is right for you and your child.

Placing a child for adoption in Elgin, Illinois

Adoption is a big decision and it can be overwhelming at times. Our team will discuss all your adoption options and help you understand your rights. We know that every person’s situation is different and we want to take the time to get to know you better. When you get in touch, we’ll take the time to understand your needs and explain how we can work with you.

It all starts with an in-person meeting. One of our adoption counselors will travel to Elgin to meet with you and answer all your questions. Our face-to-face meetings can be in any public space in Elgin where you feel comfortable. Popular meeting spots include the Elgin History Museum, downtown cafés, and Festival Park.

ACI provides adoption services for babies and older children, and we will work with you through every step of the process. Throughout your adoption journey, we promise that:

  • Your privacy will remain a priority and all your contact with us will remain confidential.
  • The decision to place your child for adoption is yours and we will never try to persuade you to choose adoption if you don’t think it is right for you. 
  • All our adoption services are free of charge to you.
  • You will have 24/7 access to our adoption counselors.

An Illinois adoption agency

Finding an adoption agency that matches your needs is important, and we appreciate your consideration. There are many other adoption agencies out there, but we’re proud to be based right here in Illinois. That means we know the local communities and care deeply about the people in them. We have extensive knowledge in Illinois adoption law, and will help you understand your rights as a biological parent.

Frequently asked questions

Want to learn more about ACI? Here are some of the most common questions we are asked.  If you’d like to learn more, please visit our full list of birth parent FAQs or contact us below.

Are you licensed in Illinois?

Yes! ACI is licensed in the state of Illinois. Learn more about our licenses and accreditation.

How many years have you been offering adoption services to birth parents in this area?

ACI was founded in 1988 and since then we’ve provided adoption services to families throughout Illinois. Learn more about our history.

Do I have to travel to meet in person with a counselor?

No. Since we are based in Illinois, we can come to the Elgin area to meet with you.

Contact Adoption Center of Illinois

Looking to adopt a child? Learn more about the process on our dedicated page.

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