The Ultimate Guide To 

Adopting a Child

Adoption & Beyond Serving Kansas and Missouri Families

Adoption & Beyond Services

Adoption & Beyond Services

Adoption & Beyond is a full-service child-placing agency providing comprehensive services to families during the adoption process and beyond. Below, you will find the various services that we provide to assist your family through the adoption journey.


Adoption Avenues

When considering adoption, we support prospective adoptive families with Domestic, International, Private and Embryo Adoption Services.  In open adoption, birth parents do not have the same authority, roles, or access as the adoptive parents.  You can learn more below.


Adoption Avenues
Adoption policies and guidelines

Policies and Guidelines

At Adoption & Beyond, we have policies and guidelines in place to make sure we are a good fit for the families we work with.  Below you will find the general policies and guidelines for our agency.


Parenting through adoption can be one of the most life-changing experiences you will ever face. Adoption & Beyond’s experienced staff have been touched by adoption both personally and professionally. It’s because of this experience that we have committed ourselves to helping children and families through adoption. We are by your side for every step in the adoption journey. To learn more about the adoption process for prospective adoptive parents, get your information packet below. 

Fee Schedule and Financial Assistance

The first step to answering the question “how much does adoption cost?” is to break down the type of adoption you are interested in and the services needed to complete the adoption.  Below, you will find Adoption & Beyond’s fee schedule along with financial assistance options for adoption.


Adoption fees
Getting started with adoption

Ready to Get Started?

If you are interested in learning more about the adoption process, step one includes scheduling a time to mee to discuss your adoption desires.  You can find our Consultation Form Here.  Once we receive your consultation form, we will send you an invitation email to view available dates and times to meet.


Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that there is a lot that goes into the adoption process and as a prospective adoptive family, you probably have a number of questions.  Please review the frequently asked questions below and feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.  


Adoption FAQs
Resources for adoptive families

Resources for Adoptive Families

In this section, you will find a collection of resources for adoptive families.  This includes resources to help with going through the adoption process along with life after adoption.  Please keep in mind, we are by your side for every step along the way.


Life After Adoption – Family Stories

The adoption process does not end once a child is placed with a family, it continues on as the child grows within the family.  Below you will find stories from individuals and families who have opened up to share what life has been like after their adoption was finalized. 


Life after adoption stories
We are by your side for every step in the adoption journey.  To learn more about the adoption process for prospective adoptive parents, get your information packet below.