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Words birthmoms and adoptive moms love and fear.

|Adoption Perspectives Series| Birthmom: When I met my son’s adoptive mom, I loved her energy. She made me feel at ease despite all the emotions I was feeling. Adoptive Mom: When I met my son’s birthmom, I loved her big heart. The love she had for our son touched every […]

August 2, 2021

The Adoption Process

How to start the process: Contact Our Team Speak with one of our caring Social Workers to get started. Together we can discuss your options and potential adoption plan.  Call or Text  Our 24-hour Hotline     314-724-8417 Make a Plan Each adoption plan is unique and customized to fit you! We […]

Staff Profile: Denise Ward

What did you do before you came to Good Shepherd? I’ve been in social services for 43 years. After college, I started my career with the Department of Social Services and eventually landed in Child Protective Services, which was my dream job. Even as a student, I knew I wanted […]

Staff Profile: Angela Robinson

What did you do before you came to Good Shepherd? After I graduated from Mizzou and worked one year at Youth Emergency Services, I went to Saint Louis Univeristy on a full scholarship.  I did my practicum at St. Vincent Children’s Home, which was under the Catholic Services for Children […]