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Americankidz of Georgia, Inc, Americus GA

  • Agency Name
  • Americankidz of Georgia, Inc
  • Agency Location
  • 106 West Lamar Street
    Americus, GA 31709
  • Contact Phone
  • (229) 928-3011
  • Contact Name
  • Kathleen M. Calcutt
  • License Number
  • CPFC001102
  • Services Offered
  • Adoption Services: Consultation and Education; Home Studies; Post Placement Services; Assistance and Referral for Training Classes; Assistance with Background Screenings; Assistance in matching you with a Child who is right for your family; Referrals for Community Services; Consultation and Education
  • Description
  • AmericanKidz Adoption Services, Inc. is equipped to handle all your adoption questions and concerns whether they are from a medical, social or legal standpoint. We at AmericanKidz understand the adoption process can be scary, emotional and intimidating. We are here to provide our expertise and support in every way we can.
  • Adoption Process
  • Adoption can present many hurdles, but it doesn’t have to! AmericanKidz offers a full complement of legal, educational and counseling services to help you navigate the process. The first step will be an office consultation with one of our staff during which we will begin to get to know one another. You will have the chance to explain your current family dynamic and how you see it changing. Once retained, we will go to work for you. We will provide you with the tools you need to craft your adoption plan. Whether you wish to adopt an infant through a private adoption or adopt an older child through the foster care system we will be there to help you every step of the way. The first step is to obtain a favorable home study. If you reside within the same geographic area of either of our offices a member of our professional staff will complete your required home study. If you live outside of this area we will assist you in retaining a licensed social worker or agency to perform your home study for you. During your home study, a social worker will visit your home and meet all members of your household. Our goal is to assist you in finding a child who will complement your family and adjust to your lifestyle. You will be required to submit to a criminal and abuse registry background check. You will be asked to provide personal and professional references and visit your doctor for a check up. (The whole process, although very thorough, sounds much worse than it actually is). The educational component of your home study provides you with a broad overview of the children who are available for adoption and helps you understand their medical, psychological, developmental, and educational needs. At the conclusion of this process, you will come away with a detailed, narrative that advocates for your family and opens the door of your home to the right child who best compliments your own personal parenting style. Once a match is made, our social workers will take a personal intere
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