Located in Birmingham, Ala., Lifeline Children's Services is a nonprofit, state-licensed agency that places children domestically and internationally into Christian homes. Established in 1981, the organization is a nondenominational, Christian ministry. It offers postadoption services for the adoptee and birth parents. Lifeline Children's Services staff includes counselors, pastors, physicians, attorneys, adoption specialist and social workers. The organization operates crisis pregnancy centers. It provides counseling, medical care, shelter and legal services for individuals. Lifeline Children's Services provides several volunteer, home study and social services. The organization is certified by Hague Accreditation. It also offers services in China, Ukraine, Guatemala and Peru.