View our Featured Family Profile

Our Featured Family

Steve Stotter and Karyn Shipp

Oakland, CA

Hi, we are pleased you are considering us as adoptive parents. We are excited to participate in an open adoption with you. We believe the journey we have been on has led us to you. We understand your commitment and love for your child and we hope that you will share your life and journey with us. We look forward to building a comfortable relationship together. Our email is Read more >

Be In Touch.

Independent Adoption Center

Do you want to adopt a baby?

CALL 800.877.OPEN (6736)

The IAC is a full service open adoption agency in operation since 1982. We offer free adoption seminars every month, and provide free lifetime counseling to all our alumni.

Donate today

Help provide information, advice, and support to women considering open adoption. As a non-profit agency we depend upon the support of kind people like you to help pursue our mission. *All donations are tax-deductible.

Please sign in. (or Create new account)

Chat with a Counselor

Our counselors are here for you. They can answer your questions, talk you through your options, and help you understand open adoption. To chat with a counselor, click here.

Request More Information


Considering placing your baby for adoption? This packet helps you understand open adoption and contains inspiring stories written by birthparents.

Home Home Home Home