The Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy
P.O. Box 611
Gurnee, IL 60031
What Is OPTS?
The Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy is a national
surrogacy support organization for both couples through
surrogacy as well as surrogate mothers. We are the country's
oldest and only non-profit support group for surrogacy, offering
information, networking, support and advocacy in your state.
Person-to-person contact with experienced parents and surrogates
is yours with a membership. So is online support through our
Listserv, a packet of newsletters, our resource guides, book
lists, regional meetings, legislative information and advocacy
in your state. Join the hundreds of successful families that
belong to OPTS. Applications are available on our
OPTS is not affiliated with any surrogacy practitioner, agency,
We offer our support services to all regardless of where they
might be in the process or how they have chosen to proceed. We
receive calls daily from infertile people seeking information
OPTS functions as a community resource. We receive referral
calls from other organizations and have spoken before various
commissions, boards and groups.
We are available to the press for accurate information, fact-
checking, comment and interviews. OPTS publishes an annual
newsletter, holds regional meetings and has an extensive
telephone support network. In several cities, we have women's
groups which meet regularly.
We welcome you to join us and receive the support of your peers
who are also going down the surrogacy path.