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Open Adoption & Family Services
Resources for Expectant Parents and Adoptive Families


You have choices. We’ll support and empower you.


At Open Adoption & Family Services, we support pregnant women and couples in making decisions about their pregnancy optionsparenting, abortion, adoption – in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. We’re a pro-choice agency that welcomes diversity. Our fully open adoptions include ongoing visits and lifelong services.

A young woman who was empowered by her decision to seek Open Adoption services

Other agencies did not talk to me the way the staff at OA&FS did. You share something that makes you different from everyone else.

— Ember, OA&FS Birth Parent

Are you pregnant or parenting?

Call us to speak with a counselor.


Are you pregnant or parenting? Or is your partner, or someone close to you, pregnant or parenting? When you talk to our counselors, you’ll find the understanding and support you’re seeking. Call any time, day or night, 1-800-772-1115.

We’re honored to offer our services to women and couples throughout the United States. If you live in Oregon or Washington and would like to meet in person we have offices in Portland and Eugene, Oregon and Seattle, Washington or we’ll come to you. We can also meet remotely via Google Hangout, Zoom, Facetime, or Skype. (OA&FS can place children in adoption up to the age of three and one-half.)


Call 1-800-772-1115

A counselor can talk with you now. We’re available 24/7 to listen and provide you with a compassionate, non-judgmental space to talk about your thoughts and feelings. You’ll be treated with dignity and respect as you explore all of your options. Para Español 1-800-985-6763.

Fill Out Our Online Contact Form

A counselor will contact you shortly when submitted Monday-Friday from 9 am-5 pm PST. If outside of these hours, we’ll reach out to you the following weekday. Continue to form page.

If you’d like to inquire about becoming an adoptive parent, get started here.

Text “Open” to 971-266-0924

Available M-F, 9 am-5 pm PST.


    Expectant Parent Inquiry Form


    "The Power of Choice" empowers pregnant women and couples.


    Watch this video to see how Open Adoption & Family Services' unique, high-integrity approach values choice at every touch point. This creates lasting benefits for the birth parent, the child and the adoptive parents.

    Birth parents share their open adoption experiences.


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    Open Adoptee Brianna's quote - Open adoption is a great thing that not a lot of people know is even an option. It is a great way to give your child the life they deserve and still be a part of their life.

    Open adoptees speak out.


    The first open adoptees are now young adults. We’ve amplified their voices in these exclusive videos as they share how meaningful their open adoption experiences have been. They lead the way for new generations to thrive.


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    15 reasons to choose Open Adoption & Family Services.


    Happy adoptive families, birth parents, and adoptees.
    • BECAUSE we give absolute equality to every pregnancy option: parenting, abortion and adoption. Our complete focus is on personal choice.

    • BECAUSE we provide a safe place for pregnant people to make their choice.

    • BECAUSE we do not practice coercion.

    • BECAUSE we have an empowerment approach grounded in dignity and respect.

    • BECAUSE of our high-quality services, parents who choose to plan an adoption will be best served through our agency

    • BECAUSE we facilitate high-integrity open adoptions in which the birth and adoptive parents form genuine relationships, much like extended family.

    • BECAUSE we welcome all belief systems and are not religiously affiliated.

    • BECAUSE we embrace a diversity of identities and lifestyles and have welcomed LGBTQ+ clients since our agency’s inception.

    • BECAUSE we provide the same information and messaging to expectant parents and adoptive parents.

    • BECAUSE we provide thorough counseling and relationship building support, our clients are empowered to make thoughtful and informed choices

    • BECAUSE we provide lifelong services for birth and adoptive families.

    • BECAUSE our counselors are highly qualified, experienced and compassionate. Many of whom have masters degrees in social work and counseling.

    • BECAUSE We cultivate a vibrant open adoption community for all adoption constellations members with events such as summer picnics, holiday parties, birth parent gatherings, annual birth mothers' retreat and online social media groups.

    • BECAUSE our services are shaped and endorsed by people with lived adoption experience. Birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptees make up the majority of our Board of Directors.

    • BECAUSE we're founded on the philosophy of openness in adoption and work with prospective adoptive parents who share a commitment to this value.


    Meet Waiting Families "The parents I chose are such compassionate and accepting people."

    Our adoptive families want to build a genuine relationship with you.


    Denise and Jeff are one of many OAFS families seeking to adopt a child.

    We met in 2008. Later that summer, while dancing, Jeff leaned in and said "Let's get married and raise some kids!" Denise smiled and agreed! We are excited to grow our family and to share our love and community with another kid and birth family. Read more …

    Anna and Dylan are one of many OAFS families seeking to adopt a child.

    We are artists and educators, makers and menders in all aspects of our lives which fits with our goal to live a conscientious and sustainable life. It would be the greatest honor of our lives to be chosen as adoptive parents. Read more …

    Brett and Sarah are one of many OAFS families seeking to adopt a child.

    We love that open adoption provides an honest, loving, and inclusive upbringing for a child and their birth family. Our hope is to provide a stable, warm, and inviting space for all to feel loved and welcome through an open adoption. Read more …

    Betsy and Mike are one of many OAFS families seeking to adopt a child.

    We love being parents and are excited for the opportunity to grow our family through open adoption. We embrace that it takes a village to raise children and hope our future child’s birth family will play an important role. Read more …


    View All Waiting Families