Older Child Adoption

Older Child Adoption OKCOlder children bring many joys, along with a wide range of needs resulting from varied backgrounds and life experiences. They may have suffered from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse or neglect. They may have experienced multiple homes and varied family settings, making it difficult for them to feel safe. All of them need unconditional love, unlimited encouragement and total commitment from a family of their own.

While our first hope is always to preserve a family unit, sometimes this is just not possible.  For example, we have worked with relatives who have received a terminal diagnosis and need to locate a family for their grandchildren. We have walked with some who are just not able to parent and want to give their child the gift of a family through adoption.

It is part of the ministry of Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption (DPA) to meet the unique needs of each child who needs a loving home.  If you are interested in adopting an older child, please call us at (405) 949-4200 so we can secure your contact information and share a bit more about this opportunity.

Before and After Placement

We help you navigate the complexities of the adoption process, offer guidance and encouragement as your child adjusts to your family, and advocate for you and your child’s ongoing needs. Lifelong support is available from a team of adoption specialists.


DPA Families Created by Older Child Adoption: Forever Families

Journey’s Story

James & Rachelle’s Story