360 Central Ave Suite 800, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States

(727) 501-2646


How Can We Help?

At Family Blooms: International Center for Adoption and Surrogacy, LLC, we believe in the miracle of matching.  

Our focus is to provide support and education to those considering  adoption or surrogacy. Whether you are pregnant and looking to make an adoption plan, are wanting to understand more about becoming a gestational surrogate, or you are intended parents hoping to build your family through Adoption or Surrogacy--WE CAN HELP! With more than 35 years combined experience in family formation, we pride ourselves on being specialists in the matching process and working  to meet your personalized needs, goals, and desires.



Family Blooms is dedicated to providing ethical and honest support for  expectant parents who are considering making an adoption plan. We are committed to empowering pregnant women to make the best choice for their child, themselves, their pregnancy, and their futures.  Adoptive Families also deserve education and support to understand this emotional journey.  Our clients have the benefit of a full team behind them, guiding every step.  To  further this mission, we are excited to share that we have submitted our licensed child-placing agency application with Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and are awaiting our site visit.  Until then, we will continue to provide support services through trusted local attorneys and agencies.   All of our other programming--including  the Adoption Navigator Program for prospective adoptive families, are still available.  

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Surrogacy is one beautiful way to build a family.  Family Blooms is focused on providing  quality, ethical, and compassionate services to Intended Parents and Surrogates. Our strength is providing support, education, and comprehensive counseling to families and surrogates as they navigate both the joys and hurdles of this process. We are based in Florida, but Family Blooms works with Intended Parents from all over the world.  Surrogates can also come from other states or be referred through a partnering entity.  We look forward to being

your trusted partner on your surrogacy journey.

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Who We Are

Maria Bates, BA, JD


Connie Going, BFA