Children need families for a better life. It’s really as simple as that. But there is nothing simple when it comes to the complexities of adoption. That’s where Hillcrest Family Services fits in. We’ve helped facilitate the adoption process for thousand of families by making the lives of thousands of children so much better. Regardless if it’s domestic, international or independent adoptions, there are so many different types and forms, each with their own details and complexities, that you’ll need Hillcrest’s adoption experts to navigate the legal process, the details and the paperwork.  Hillcrest is licensed for adoptions in both Iowa and Wisconsin and Interccounty Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity (IAAME) accredited to assist with international adoptions.

In many cases of adoption, the roles are reversed; that’s why Hillcrest also provides free counseling to people who face an unintended pregnancy. If adoption is a consideration, then we will work to find prospective parents. Even in these instances, there are several choices to be made including closed, open and semi-open adoption solutions. Unintended pregnancies don’t always result in adoption, and when they don’t, Hillcrest works to develop parenting plans for birth parents that help ensure that their child will have a great start in life.

Adoption Services Include

Tara and Scott's Story

Success Story

Jen was 16 years old and experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. She was scared of what family and friends would think and scared about the future. With the support of Hillcrest, Jen was able to work through her fears and make a decision that she was comfortable with. Hillcrest matched her with an adoptive couple that met her needs and give Jen the assurance that her child would have the best possible life. Now they are an extended family, supporting each other as they watch their beautiful baby grow.

Success Story

Mike and Jamie learned of their infertility shortly after they were married. Wanting a large family, they felt adoption was the next logical option. They were very much looking forward to sharing their lives with a child which is why they chose Hillcrest. After completing their adoption home study, Mike and Jamie were matched with a birth mother who trusted them to take care of her daughter. Today, they are happily raising their daughter and are forever grateful.

Getting Started

Adoption is a process that takes time and is very detailed. Whether you’re considering adopting a child or placing a child for adoption, call us today or email our adoption specialist Robin Shelby.


Adoption Dubuque

2005 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: (563) 207-5396

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Adoption Cedar Rapids

317 7th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone: (319) 362-3149
Toll Free: (877) 437-6333
Fax: (319) 362-8923

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Adoption Platteville

65 S. Elm St.
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (563) 207-5396
Toll Free: (877) 437-8634
Fax: (563) 557-4447

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Adoption Profiles

Erin and Dave

Dear Expectant Mother, It’s a testament to you that when life took an unexpected detour, you responded calmly and thoughtfully. Our hearts feel for you, and we applaud the courage you’re showing in considering adoption. It requires sacrifice and strength to entrust a child’s care to someone else. We are incredibly grateful and honored to […]

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Weston and Anna

Hello! We are Weston and Anna. We admire the strength you have for considering placing your child for adoption. The love you have for your child shows as you go through this process. You are loved and prayed for; you are courageous. While struggles with infertility are what have lead us to adoption at this […]

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Chad and Amy

Dear Birth Mother,  Thank you for taking the time to learn about us as you make the difficult decision to place your child.  We are Chad and Amy and this is our story.  We hope you see the love we have for each other, our families, and our friends.  We are excited to adopt and welcome […]

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Jeff and Brittany

Dear Birthmother, Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to open up our hearts and lives to you and for considering us for adoptive parents. We are Jeff and Brittney. We have been married for three years and together for seven years we share a lot of the same interests, hobbies, and a very supportive […]

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