Domestic Adoption


Applications are being accepted exclusively for families open to adopting a child of any race and ethnicity.

Children are a sacred trust from the Lord and every birthmother, baby and adoptive family receives services from New Beginnings with that foundational value in mind.

Adopting domestically in America has, in many ways, become more complicated than ever before. This is unfortunate, because licensed non-profit adoption agencies are known to provide the best services available at the fairest cost, while providing consistently good and compassionates services to birthmothers. While professional, licensed agencies abide by a strict code of standards and policies, many facilitators and other non-adoption professionals either lack the experience to properly provide a wide array of services to the birthmothers and adoptive families or they are involved in adoption as a for-profit venture.

New Beginnings provides the full range of necessary adoption services, including adoption planning, birthmother pre-adoption and post-adoption counseling (at no charge to her), coordination with adoption professionals in any state, timely communication with all members of the adoption triad, proper/legal handling of financial assistance to the birthmothers, and post-adoption communication services (depending on the preference of the birthmothers and adoptive parents) for many years to come.

If you are a birthmother or adoptive family and have questions about any aspect of the adoption journey, begin with confidence today by speaking to one of our trained, professional and caring team members.

Begin your adoption journey today!

Parent Requirements

New Beginnings requires that Domestic applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Both parents must be at least 21 years of age. The average age of both parents should be 45 or below. If the child being considered is not an infant, it is preferable for there to be at least 18 years’ difference between the parents and child.
  • Couples must be married for a minimum of two years
  • Be in good physical health and free from communicable disease.
  • The use of tobacco products is absolutely prohibited
  • Families must have adequate income for the addition of an adopted child
  • Have a home large enough to accommodate an additional child with generally no more than two children in each bedroom
  • Provide a childcare plan if both parents work outside the home
  • Only open to Christian families, and willing to comply with New Beginnings “Statement of Faith”
Adoption Process
  • Complete New Beginnings Application. We are currently accepting applications exclusively for families open to adopting a child of any race and ethnicity. Application Fee is $2,500. If for any reason an adoptive family is matched through a different source or wishes to be removed from New Beginnings list, $500 will be refunded.
  • Character reference forms sent to the persons listed on your application
  • Application will be submitted to the approval committee
  • Sign the Domestic Contract and Fee Schedule
  • Placed on the waiting list
  • Create and submit a family profile book
  • Place your profile on our website (optional)
  • Complete home study process with New Beginnings (if you live in MS or TN)
  • Wait…
  • Accept a referral
  • Placement/Court Date
  • Adoption Finalization
Estimated Fees

We strive to keep our fees as low and reasonable as possible and invite you to compare these fees and our process with other legitimate, licensed child-placing agencies. Prior to a child being placed with you for adoption, the only funds you will pay are the Domestic Adoption Application processing fee ($1000) and your home study fee. Our fees are ALL INCLUSIVE and include processing the Domestic Adoption Application, maternity care center program fee and the home study fee.

Please email Kala Johnson at or call at 662.842.6752.

Begin your adoption journey today!

Contact Kala Johnson at or 662.842.6752 ext.110 to learn more.