Why Choose Catholic Charities?

Our clinical staff is specifically trained to work in the field of adoption .

  • Each has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a post-graduate certificate in Adoption Competence.
  • Our staff has over 70 years of combined adoption experience.
  • Many have a personal connection to adoption.
  • Our practice and philosophy is driven by research, professional experience, and the experiences of those personally touched by adoption.
  • Our agency has been providing adoption services to the Baton Rouge community for over 50 years.
  • We provide services to birthparents in a pressure-free environment. You can feel confident as an adoptive parent that adoption is what your child’s birthparent truly desired for him or her.
  • We strive to make adoption affordable for all families.
  • We work with families of all races and faiths.
  • Through our in-person, two-day training, you will feel prepared to parent effectively through adoption.
  • We provide education and support to help adoptive families  and birth families establish rewarding and healthy relationships.
  • We provide support for all those touched by adoption throughout the lifelong journey.
  • Our adoption philosophy is finding families for children.