About Us

About United In Love Adoption

At United In Love Adoptions, we are a nonprofit organization with a big heart. Our mission is clear: "The Moms are the Mission, and the Babies are the Blessing." We follow the wisdom of Colossians 2:2, aiming to encourage hearts and unite in love. Our focus is on supporting birth mothers in their adoption journey, providing a safe space, resources, and respect for their choices. For adoptive parents, we are here for a personalized and supportive journey, offering guidance, resources, and a positive environment to build loving families through adoption.

Our Mission

Our mission at United In Love Adoptions is to honor and support birth mothers on their brave journey. We believe in creating a safe space for exploration and providing personalized adoption plans that respect their wishes. For adoptive parents, our mission is to foster meaningful connections, offering comprehensive support and guidance for building strong, loving families through adoption.

Our Vision

Our vision is a world where every adoption journey is marked by compassion, understanding, and empowerment. We aspire to be a guiding light, ensuring birth mothers feel respected and supported in their choices. For adoptive parents, our vision is to facilitate a seamless and positive adoption process, where families are built with love, openness, and a sense of belonging.

Our Commitment

At United In Love Adoptions, our commitment is unwavering. We dedicate ourselves to providing birth mothers with a caring and respectful journey, ensuring they have a voice in the process. For adoptive parents, we commit to offering personalized support, resources, and expertise, guiding them every step of the way towards building families filled with love, joy, and understanding.

Our Team

We are a professional team, uniting compassion and legal expertise to guide birth parents
and adoptive families through the adopIon journey with care and dedication.

Barbara “BJ” Harris

Founder and Agency Attorney

Amy Van Riper

Executive Director

Julissa Cardona

Birth Mother Coordinator

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, also serving as the visionary founders of our nonprofit adoption agency, is deeply committed to fostering positive change in the adoption landscape. Each member is a partner with HBH Law in St. Cloud, Florida, bringing diverse expertise in legal perspectives and community service to the table. United by a shared passion for building families and supporting birth mothers, they stand out for their unwavering dedication, innovative thinking, and personal connections to adoption. These qualities uniquely position them to guide our agency towards a future marked by compassion, inclusivity, and the joy of creating loving families through adoption.

Glenn Harris

Tracy Hensel

Chris Bailey

Barbara Harris

Contact Our Legal Partners at HBH Law

Contact our legal partners at HBH Law if you are interested in other types of adoption or legal assistance.

Contact Our Legal Partners at HBH Law

Get in touch with us

Call us at 689-223-LOVE or fill out the contact form.