Services

Welcome to my virtual office - I was virtual before COVID!!!

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 Preparation/Education
Support  
 
  • Not sure if you are ready to start the adoption process?
  • How do you find the right adoption professional?
  • What type of adoption is the best option?
  • What kind of things do they look for during a home study?
My services help you find the answers to these questions and so much more. Ongoing guidance is available as you progress through your adoption journey.

 What is adoption?

"Happiness.....happiness and excitement"

(Adin.......age 4)

 Birthparent Services  
 
Making the decision to place a baby for adoption is an extremely difficult, emotionally-charged process. Working with birthparents was one of the first roles I had as a social worker. In my position as a facilitator I have worked with birthparents during their match and have also provided services after the adoption.* I am happy to arrange for online (via Zoom) meetings.
 
*Please Contact Me (email, call, text) for questions. Post-adoption fees are generally covered by the adoptive family or another adoption professional.


   
 
 Post-Adoption Family Support 
 
Even before working in the adoption field, I spoke with people about adoption. With nearly 30 years of personal adoption experience, over 15 years in the adoption field and more than 10 years as a birth grandmother....who better to turn to for guidance, advice and support when adoption issues or relationships need a little extra help.
 
(**Support services to potential birthparents are free)

 Matching/Facilitator Services 

Since registering as a Facilitator in 2018, Guylaine has worked with several clients, three of whom are now parents. Even in cases where I may not have made the direct placement of the baby, I can be actively involved in the process by working with the adoptive parents and/or the birthparent. I provide personalized ongoing support to prospective adoptive parents, can conduct a match meeting, write a hospital plan and/or post-adoption contact agreement, managed birthmother's expenses and provided support to birthparents during the match, as well as following placement.