FAQs – Community Professionals If a birth mother comes in to deliver her baby and has not yet made an adoption plan, is it too late to refer her to your agency? No. The agency accepts referrals even at the time of birth and delivery, and after. The birth parent(s) will receive the same options and services that all birth parents are able to receive. What if I know of a baby who is African American and in need of a home, will you be able to place him for adoption rather than foster care? Yes! We are able to identify families of all races and backgrounds and families for children of all races and backgrounds. What if a baby is medically fragile? Does this child have a chance of finding an adoptive home? Yes. The agency is able to find permanent adoptive families for ALL children referred, including children born premature, drug or alcohol exposed, and with physical and/or cognitive delays. Often we see children who are drug or alcohol exposed and affected. Will the agency accept these referrals as well? Yes. We will ask birth parents to be honest with their drug and/or alcohol usage so we can best identify an adoptive family to be meet the potential needs of a child pre-natally exposed to drugs and/or alcohol. How quickly will you be able to respond to a call? Immediately!