The Premier Program for Loving Families
The Surrogacy Program was established in 1991 by Shelley Smith, a licensed Marriage Family Therapist in California. Our Surrogacy agency is among the oldest and most respected of its kind. Our highly qualified gestational surrogate mothers all reside within the state of California and we provide excellent matches. We are the premiere agency in the United States, having coordinated and facilitated the journeys of couples wishing to build their families for over 25 years.
Helping people expand their families is more than a job to me, it is my calling. My work is infused with personal connections, from the loss of my son, which motivated me to begin my program, to my six years of infertility treatments, to my wonderful resolution with the birth of my twins through ovum donation. There is not a moment in my many years of facilitating when I haven’t felt privileged to be able to help people at such a defining moment in their lives. My superior staff and I understand the nuances, stresses, and blessings people experience at this pivotal time. As I look back at the faces of the lovely couples we have helped, the darling babies who have been born, and finally the tremendous women who have given such gifts, I know that I have spent my career in the company of angels and witnessed miracles of science and the human heart. I have a master’s degree in psychology and am licensed as a Marriage Family Therapist in California since 1993. In my former careers I was a model and an actress.