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Adoption Services
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An Individualized Parent-Child Approach

Catholic Human Services has been providing adoption services since 1980. We were pioneers and national leaders in the open adoption movement and have provided this approach to adoption longer than any other agency in the country. Simply put, open adoption promotes ongoing relationships between adopted children and their birth families. We are proud to have arranged close to 600 infant adoptions across northern Michigan.
 

 

Birthparent? If you are pregnant and considering adoption, you can trust CHS to:

 

  • Provide options counseling as you explore the best plan for your baby. 

  • Respond to your concerns thoroughly and honestly. 

  • Honor your choices. 

  • Ensure you fully understand adoption if you are considering this plan.

     

Prospective adoptive parents? If you want to give a loving home to a baby, you can trust CHS to:

  • Be welcoming and answer your questions.

  • Provide a complete understanding of our program.

  • Be transparent with costs and processes.

     

Call us at 231-590-8337 or fill out the contact form, and we will contact you.

 

Answers to frequently asked questions for both the birth parents and adoptive parents are below.

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FAQs for Birth Parents
  • Traverse City Regional Administrative Office
    1000 Hastings St Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone:(231) 947-8110 chshastings@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Fri | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sat - Sun | Closed Evenings by Appointment Map link to Traverse City Administrative Offices
  • Gaylord Regional Administrative Office
    829 W. Main St., Suite C3 Gaylord , MI 49735 Phone: (989) 732-6761 chsgaylord@catholichumanservices.org Map link to Gaylord Administrative Offices
  • Alpena Regional Administrative Office
    154 S. Ripley Blvd. Alpena, MI 49707 Phone: (989) 356-6385 chsalpena@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed Map link to Alpena Administrative Offices
  • Cadillac Regional Administrative Office
    421 S. Mitchell St. Cadillac, MI 49601 Phone: (231) 775-6581 chscadillac@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed Map link to Cadillac Administrative Offices
  • Atlanta
    Thunder Bay Community Health Services (TBCHS) 11899 M-32 Atlanta, MI 49709 Phone: (989) 356-6385 chsalpena@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Benzonia
    Benzie Community Resource Center 6051 Frankfort Highway Benzonia MI 49616 Phone: (231) 775-6581 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • East Tawas
    1691 E. US 23 Highway Suite 4 East Tawas, MI48730 Phone: 989-356-6385 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Harrisville
    US 23 at M-72 Harrisville, MI 48740 Phone: (989) 356-6385 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Houghton Lake
    206 Health Parkway Houghton Lake, MI 48629 Phone: (989) 732-6761 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • West Branch
    3440 West M-76 West Branch, MI 48661 Phone: (989) 732-6761 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Mancelona
    Community Resource Center 205 Grove St. Marcelona, MI 49659 Phone: (989) 732-6761 Fax: (231) 587-4373 chsgaylord@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Manistee
    Crystal Lake Clinic 2198 US 31 South PO Box 483 Manistee, MI 49660 Phone 231-775-6581 Fax 231-309-5935 chscadillac@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Mio
    Catholic Human Services - Mio Madonna Hall 209 West 8th Street Mio, MI 48647 Phone: (989) 732-6761 chsgaylord@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Rogers City
    Catholic Human Services - Rogers City Thunder Bay Community Health Services 205 S. Bradley Highway Rogers City, MI 49779 Phone: (989) 356-6385 chsalpena@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Traverse City - Senior Volunteer Program
    Catholic Human Services - Traverse City - Senior Volunteer Program Prevention and Senior Services 1832-A Oak Hollow Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone: (231) 929-7070 Fax: (231) 929-1247 chshastings@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
FAQs for Adoptive Parents
  • Traverse City Regional Administrative Office
    1000 Hastings St Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone:(231) 947-8110 chshastings@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Fri | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sat - Sun | Closed Evenings by Appointment Map link to Traverse City Administrative Offices
  • Gaylord Regional Administrative Office
    829 W. Main St., Suite C3 Gaylord , MI 49735 Phone: (989) 732-6761 chsgaylord@catholichumanservices.org Map link to Gaylord Administrative Offices
  • Alpena Regional Administrative Office
    154 S. Ripley Blvd. Alpena, MI 49707 Phone: (989) 356-6385 chsalpena@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed Map link to Alpena Administrative Offices
  • Cadillac Regional Administrative Office
    421 S. Mitchell St. Cadillac, MI 49601 Phone: (231) 775-6581 chscadillac@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed Map link to Cadillac Administrative Offices
  • Atlanta
    Thunder Bay Community Health Services (TBCHS) 11899 M-32 Atlanta, MI 49709 Phone: (989) 356-6385 chsalpena@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Benzonia
    Benzie Community Resource Center 6051 Frankfort Highway Benzonia MI 49616 Phone: (231) 775-6581 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • East Tawas
    1691 E. US 23 Highway Suite 4 East Tawas, MI48730 Phone: 989-356-6385 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Harrisville
    US 23 at M-72 Harrisville, MI 48740 Phone: (989) 356-6385 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Houghton Lake
    206 Health Parkway Houghton Lake, MI 48629 Phone: (989) 732-6761 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • West Branch
    3440 West M-76 West Branch, MI 48661 Phone: (989) 732-6761 Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Mancelona
    Community Resource Center 205 Grove St. Marcelona, MI 49659 Phone: (989) 732-6761 Fax: (231) 587-4373 chsgaylord@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Manistee
    Crystal Lake Clinic 2198 US 31 South PO Box 483 Manistee, MI 49660 Phone 231-775-6581 Fax 231-309-5935 chscadillac@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Mio
    Catholic Human Services - Mio Madonna Hall 209 West 8th Street Mio, MI 48647 Phone: (989) 732-6761 chsgaylord@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Rogers City
    Catholic Human Services - Rogers City Thunder Bay Community Health Services 205 S. Bradley Highway Rogers City, MI 49779 Phone: (989) 356-6385 chsalpena@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
  • Traverse City - Senior Volunteer Program
    Catholic Human Services - Traverse City - Senior Volunteer Program Prevention and Senior Services 1832-A Oak Hollow Drive Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone: (231) 929-7070 Fax: (231) 929-1247 chshastings@catholichumanservices.org Mon - Thu | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun | Closed
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