Family Matters

Catholic Charities Jackson's Resource Library

Adopt Us Kids

www.adoptuskids.org

Adoption Today

www.adoptinfo.net


Adoptive Families Magazine

www.adoptivefamilies.com


Adoption Learning Partners

www.adoptionlearningpartners.org


Adoption Lifebook

​www.adoptionlifebooks.com


American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

www.aap.org


Centers for Adoption Support and Education, Inc. (CASE)

www.adoptionsupport.org


Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)

www.cwla.org


Children with Disabilities

www.childrendisabilities.info


International Adoption Medical Clinics

​www.comeunity.com/adoption/health/clinics.html


Child Welfare Information Gateway (formerly the NAIC)

www.childwelfare.gov


North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)

www.nacac.org


Older Child Adoption

www.olderchildadoption.com


Pact: An Adoption Alliance

​www.pactadopt.org

Adoption Information Websites

Adoption Legal Clinic

Mississippi College School of Law

151 E. Griffith Street

Jackson, MS 39201

601-291-9719

Legal Services

Medical Resources for Pregnant Women

International Adoption Clinic- Birmingham, Alabama 205-638-6964

The mission of the International Adoption Clinic is to serve the initial ongoing medical, developmental, and emotional needs of adoptive parents and their children from around the world. 

Hinds County Health Health Department                    601-361-2666

Jackson Hinds Comprehensive Health Clinic                   601-362-5321

University of Mississippi Medical Mall Health Clinic 601-984-4955

200 Million Flowers is a Mississippi 501 (c) 3 non- profit, committed to making the connection between children in need of love and people that have love to give by promoting domestic adoption for infants and older children, foster care, social services and mentoring. 601-790-1144

Mississippi Department of Human Services, Adoption Unit adheres to the belief that the adoptable child is any child who can benefit from a permanent, loving family. Our emphasis is on placing the special needs child that is the child who is school age, or who has physical, emotional, or mental handicaps, or who is a member of sibling groups. Toll Free 1-800-821-9157

​​Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth, Harden House Adoption Program operates under the premise that "every child has the inherent right to the security and stability of a permanent home." To accomplish this mission, Harden House Adoption Program recruits and trains families to provide a permanent placement for children who are in the foster care system. 601-354-0983

Mississippi Families for Kids is a statewide, private 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization with the mission to ensure that every child in foster care and in the child welfare system finds a permanent home. Many of the children served are hard to place such as older children, those with special needs, and those who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. MFFK was initiated to implement child-focused, solution based, permanency-planning programs for the State of Mississippi. 601-957-7670

Women's Infants and Children's Nutrition Program 1-800-545-6747

    Catholic Charities, Inc.                                                                        601-960-8649

    SavALife (Monroe County)                                                                 662-257-9043
    SavALife (Batesville, MS)                                                                   662-578-2277
    St. Gerard Community Outreach                                                      228-467-2600
    Women’s Resource Center (Cleveland, MS)                                  662-843-8877
    Bethany Christian Services (Columbus, MS)                                 662-327-6740
    Life Choice Pregnancy Care Center                                                  662-327-0500
    Oasis Medical Center                                                                           662-287-8001
    Birthright (Flowood, MS)                                                                    601-371-7711
    Center of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center                                   601-469-1230
    PROMISS                                                                                                228-497-9393
    Women’s Resource Center (Greenville, MS)                                  662-820-9724
    Morning Star Pregnancy Center (Gulfport, MS)                             228-864-4221
    Women’s Resource Center (Gulfport, MS))                                    228-897-8958
    Bethany Christian Services (Hattiesburg, MS)                               601-264-4984
    Birthright (Hattiesburg, MS)                                                              601-336-5854
    Lifeline Children’s Services                                                                 601-620-4291
                                                                                                                       800-875-5595
    Bethany Christian Services (Jackson, MS)                                      601-366-4282
    Center for Pregnancy Choices (Jackson, MS)                                    601-713-3113
    Center for Pregnancy Choices (South Central MS)                         601-428-4357
    NDBA Crisis Pregnancy Center                                                          662-627-7442
    Crisis Pregnancy Center (McComb, MS)                                          601-684-3987
    Center for Pregnancy Choices (Meridian)                                        601-482-1230
    First Choice Center for Women                                                          662-534-7061
    Pregnancy Test Center (Oxford, MS)                                                662-234-4414
    Rankin County Center for Pregnancy Choices                                601-939-9009
    Center for Pregnancy Choices (Philadelphia, MS)                         601-656-9712
    Pregnancy Support Services (Picayune, MS)                                  601-799-2668
    BANAH Pregnancy Testing Center                                                   662-488-9683
    Pregnancy Testing Center (Ripley, MS)                                           662-837-0802
     Pregnancy Test Center (Senatobia, MS)                                          662-562-5485
    Center for Pregnancy Choices (Lawrence County)                        601-587-8008
    Care Pregnancy Resource Center (DeSoto County)                       662-280-1202
    Starkville Pregnancy Care Center                                                      662-324-7011
    New Beginnings International Children & Family Services        800-264-2229
    Parkgate Pregnancy Clinic                                                                    662-841-1517
    Center for Pregnancy Choices (Vicksburg, MS)                              601-638-2778
    Pregnancy Resource Center (Wiggins, MS)                                      601-928-9411
                                                                                                                       601-494-9505

Pregnancy Resource Centers of Mississippi

 Methodist McRae Home                                                                        601-853-5000
 New Beginnings                                                                                       662-842-6752

Hannah House                                                                                           501-782-5683

Mercy Ministries (Monroe, LA)                                                             318-388-2040

Bethany Maternity Home                                                                         901-525-1837

United Methodist Children's Home                                                      334-875-7283

Maternity Homes

New Beginnings Adoption and Family Services is a faith-based, non-profit organization devoted to placing children in loving, Christian homes. We believe that every child should be able to experience the security of being in a stable home with loving parents. Through a unique group of trained professionals, we are able to offer a variety of domestic and international adoption services. Since 1988, we've placed over 500 children into permanent, Christian homes and served over 200 women at our Maternity Care Center. New Beginnings is Hague Accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Hague related international adoptions and home studies. We are licensed to provide home studies and the full array of adoption services, including services to birth mothers. Our mission is to promote life and new beginnings for children, birthmothers, and families through parenting education and adoptions.

​Mississippi Office: 662-842-6752

​Tennesse Office: 615-378-7099

Mississippi Children's Home Services is a non-profit, non-sectarian, statewide child welfare agency. The agency will study families interested in in adopting waiting children or any child. MCHS has transformed lives for more than a century and is based on the belief that the best place for a child is in a permanent, loving home.  MCHS is fully accredited by The Joint Commission representing a commitment to continuously maintain the highest healthcare, safety, and quality goals for youth in our care. We are licensed, certified, and accredited by state and federal entities. 601-352-7784

Catholic Charities, Inc. commits itself to the philosophy that every child has a right to a permanent loving home. Our efforts are directed toward finding a family for any child in need of a home, regardless of the special needs that may be involved. Adoption Services are provided for those families seeking to open their homes and hearts to adoptable children. Services are provided for domestic or international adoptions both before and after placement. Maternity Services provide care and hope during unplanned pregnancies by exploring choices and decision making.


Other agency programs include Therapeutic Foster Care, Crisis Response, Hope Haven Home-Based and Residential Services, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Centers, Alcohol and Drug Services, Refugee Services, Migrant Support Services, Solomon Counseling, and Parish Social Ministries.  Catholic Charities is a licensed, non-profit agency and is accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA). 601-960-8649


Bethany Christian Services is a global Christian organization serving children in more than 15 countries. It began in 1944 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since that time, the agency has opened offices all across the United States. The Mississippi office opened in 1984 and has locations in Jackson, Hattiesburg and Columbus. In Mississippi, Bethany Christian Services offers pregnancy counseling services, domestic adoption services, international adoption services and Safe Families for Children. 601-366-4282

Mississippi Adoption Agencies


Adoption Referral/Resource List

The resources listed on these pages are intended to provide reliable information and assistance for individuals who are seeking adoption, foster care, maternity, and/or pregnancy services. We will continue to update our listings as necessary. If you would like to notify us of any additional services or changes, please visit our website at www.ccjresourcelibrary.org . For other resources, please click here