A Caring Connection / Owensboro and Western KY

Welcome to A Caring Connection Adoption Program, serving Owensboro and 32 counties in Western Kentucky.

A Caring Connection is a non-profit adoption agency licensed by the State of Kentucky.  We are an affiliate of Catholic Charities USA and a member of the Kentucky Adoption Coalition.

A Caring Connection provides a full range of adoption services to the child, birth parents, and to the adoptive family.  We provide both domestic and international adoption services.

A Caring Connection has an experienced and professional staff that is available to guide you through the adoption process.


young_woman2For birth mothers:


We are generally able to meet with a birth mother within 24 hours after initial contact.

We’ll come to you or we can meet in our offices.

We can assist with housing through our St. Gerard’s Life Home.

Should you choose to parent your child, we’ll provide parenting support and information and we’ll help you find other resources you may need (housing, clothing, etc.).

Should you choose to make an adoption plan, you have the option of choosing the adoptive parents.

Catholic Charities pays for all legal fees associated with terminating parental rights.

We’re here for you as long as you need us!


For birth fathers:

We offer access to an adoption counselor

If an adoption plan is made, you are given the opportunity to have input into the selection of the adoptive parents.

Catholic Charities pays for all legal fees associated with terminating parental rights.

You’ll have access to our post adoption services for as long as you need them.


For adoptive parents:


We offer a full-service domestic adoption program.

We provide home studies and post adoption services for international adoptions.

We provide counseling and education about adoption.

We sponsor an adoptive family support group.

We provide parenting education.

We are here for our adoptive families for as long as they need us.

    Downloadable Resources: 

Adoptive Parent Eligibility Requirements

Domestic Adoption Fee Schedule

International Adoption Home Study Fee Schedule


For more information, please contact us:


Phone:     270-852-8328
E-mail:     adoptions@pastoral.org

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