Birth Parent Services

For qualifiying birth mothers ASI offers the following services on a no cost case by case basis:

  • Crisis Pregnancy Counseling and Referral
  • Initial Assessments
  • Help Creating a Plan for Adoption
  • Help Finding the Right Adoptive Family
  • Overall Coordination of Your Plan for Adoption
  • Help Working with Birth Fathers
  • Help Setting Up Medicaid Transportation
  • Provide Monthly Bus Passes
  • Support for Extended Family
  • Support During Pregnancy and Delivery
  • Lawyer Referral
  • Community Referrals
  • Post Adoption Support Provided on an Individual Need Basis
  • Paternity Testing if Necessary
  • Referral to Other Services as Needed

Financial Assistance

Upon completion of all ASI adoption forms, and on a case by case basis, those birth mom's who meet eligibility needs may qualify for time limited financial assistance. Contact ASI directly for more information and eligibility criteria.

Assistance may include one or more of the following:

  • Medical costs not covered by Medicaid or private insurance
  • Rent
  • Mortgage Payment
  • Utilites
  • Phone
  • Bus Passes & Transportation
  • Food
  • Other pregnancy related expenses allowed and approved by the court

Most birth mothers who qualify for Missouri Medicaid for Pregnant Women commonly qualify for food stamps, WIC, and Medicaid transportation. Those with Medicaid qualify for free Medicaid Transportation to all OB visits, WIC appointments, and trips to the pharmacy after OB appointments.

Adoption Services