Building Families Through Adoption Since 1990

Cradle of Hope Adoption Center is non-profit, Hague-accredited adoption agency founded by adoptive parents. Over the years, we have helped thousands of children join loving adoptive families. Our domestic and international adoption programs provide caring support and guidance to birth and adoptive parents, both during the adoption process and well beyond.

Pregnancy Help for Birth Mothers

Cradle of Hope is ready to assist with medical care, insurance coverage, living expenses, and finding a wonderful family for your child. We are here to help before, during and after your adoption.

Domestic & International Adoption

If you are ready to open your heart and your home to a child, we can help. Our domestic and international adoption programs can find your future son or daughter, usually in less than a year.

Why Choose
Cradle of Hope?

Cradle of Hope’s mission is to provide adoption services to children domestically and overseas who are in need of permanent, loving families, and to provide humanitarian assistance to the orphanages which care for them. We believe that every child has the right to grow up in a loving family whose unconditional love will help him to reach his full potential. We are committed to providing our adoptive families with comprehensive counseling, preparation, and support throughout the adoption process and beyond.

Our staff works with young women facing unplanned pregnancies to help them understand their adoption options and make the best possible choices for themselves and for their babies. We will support you throughout the adoption process and afterwards.

Since our staff has extensive personal and professional experience with adoption, we know the joy that adoption brings to a family. We try to ensure that building families through domestic and international adoption is a positive experience for the child and adoptive family.


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Whether you are an expectant or parenting mother who is considering adoption or a family wanting to build your family through adoption, contact us. We will be happy to provide information about the adoption laws and process in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. as well as information about adopting from China.

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