Adoptions First has provided the most caring, professional and successful adoption services for more than 20 years.  Since 1989 Adoptions First has provided the best adoption services & experience for our birth parents and adoptive parents. It is much more than our work. It is our passion, our personal stories and our life’s calling.

We know very well the challenges of birth parents and adoptive parents. We will guide you with warmth and support throughout the entire adoption services process. Your peace of mind is our top priority.

Adoptions First is open-minded, embraces diversity and never judges any of our birth parents or adoptive parents. We welcome all types of families, including same sex couples and single adoptive parents.

Our Team

All members of our staff have their own adoption stories and a personal passion for their work in the field of adoption services.


David Ellis – Attorney

“After adopting our baby twenty-six years ago, I knew I would always be connected to the adoption process as I walked “in the same shoes” as any family wanting to have a baby. I realized that with a lot more hand-holding on both sides, the adoption journey could be improved. I made the decision to go into the field of Adoptions services because I felt that I could make a difference. My decision was based on a passion to build families and to solely assist people in fulfilling their dreams to become parents. The most powerful moments are sharing with families, who have experienced many years of pain and disappointment, that they will become parents.”

We would all love to hear from you by phone or email or to meet with you in person. Please tell us how we can help you.

*all advisors are independent consultants

"To help build a family is one of the greatest gifts you could give someone. I feel extremely blessed to have been through this experience and I have to give a HUGE thank you to everyone at Adoptions First."

− Sarah, Birthmother

"When no one was there for me, I had the staff of Adoptions First. They never judged me, never laughed at me and never questioned me. They were always there for me. To this day I still talk with them. I love these incredible women. I am ever so grateful to all of the staff at Adoptions First."

− Jessica, Birthmother

"We do know we were absolutely in the right hands with Elisabeth and do believe this could not have come together if not for her help and involvement. We will be HIGHLY recommending your team."

− Anonymous from New York

"My family will never be the same. David and the staff opened our eyes to the adoption process. Instead of a daunting experience, we felt totally supported throughout the process with a successful outcome. The group at Adoptions First are sincere, honest and totally professional. My deepest thanks."

− Howie Mandel of Deal or No Deal

"Honestly, this process can be very hard at times, and the strength and kindness of this group provides a hardy shelter when it gets a little stormy out there. I cannot say enough about David and Elisabeth. They are wonderful! There is no one else to trust your adoption to."

− Trish, Adopting Mom

"My experience with Adoptions First , David and Elisabeth, was nothing short of amazing. The whole team made me feel like a part of the family and it was the BEST experience of my life.... The results... My baby boy!"

− Brandi, Adoptive Parent

"David and the staff of Adoptions First are the very best. We have recommended them for many years."

− Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys

"Hey gang, for many years, I have recommended David and his staff. They have helped build my family."

− Rosie O'Donnell

"I called (Adoptions First) so many times with what I thought were stupid, and emotional questions and they were always there to support me and my husband. They told us to be ourselves. So we relaxed."

− Rebecca, Adoptive Parent

"I never thought this day would come. Your team is amazing."

− Jeffrey Tambor

Contact Us

Would you like more information about the process of adoption, our adoption services or staff?

Please use this form to contact us privately or request an information packet.

We would love to hear from you in person.
Call us at 800-658-8284, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We know this is one of the hardest decisions you will ever make. We are here to help.

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