Colorado Springs Adoption & Foster Care Resources
Couples and individuals considering adoption often wonder whether there are local adoption agencies, home study providers and other resources in their area. Whether you are considering adoption as prospective adoptive parents or as a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy, this guide provides the information you need about home study professionals, foster care resources and adoption agencies in Colorado Springs.
Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals in Colorado Springs
Adoption professionals are often great resources for adoptive families and prospective birth parents looking for local adoption information. If you are interested in working with an adoption agency in Colorado Springs, these local and regional professionals can provide the information you need to complete your adoption:
Become a Foster Parent in Colorado Springs
If you are considering becoming a foster parent or adding to your family through foster care adoption, these local agencies and resources can provide information about foster care in Colorado Springs:
Colorado Springs Home Study Services
Regardless of the adoption or foster care professional you choose to work with, you will need to complete a Colorado home study before a child can be placed in your care. Whether you are fostering or adopting, the home study ensures you are ready to provide a suitable home for a child.
Information about the home study process is available on our Colorado adoption page. The following home study providers can provide additional information about completing the home study in your area:
Near Colorado Springs:
- Virginia L. Frank, Attorney & Counselor at Law
- Adoption Options
Adoption Options is a Hague-accredited licensed full-service adoption agency located in Aurora with coverage across the state. The agency provides home study services for domestic, kinship, second parent, embryo and international adoptions.
- Adoption Choices of Colorado
Adoption Choices of Colorado is a full-service, nonprofit agency and expert both domestic and international home studies. State of Colorado-trained licensed social workers guide families through the adoption and home study process throughout the state of Colorado.
- A Love Beyond Borders
A Love Beyond Borders is a licensed, Hague-approved adoption agency that offers the required SAFE home study, adoption education and post-adoption services to prepare families for domestic and international adoptions. A Love Beyond Borders provides home study services for intercountry, private domestic, kinship, stepparent and second parent adoptions.
Visit 1800HomeStudy.com to learn more about Colorado home study providers.
Hospitals in Colorado Springs
When the time comes to finally meet the new baby, a hospital plan will be in place to determine who is in the delivery room when the baby is born, how much time the birth and adoptive parents will spend with the new baby, and more.
If you are a prospective birth mother, your adoption professional can help you create your hospital plan and coordinate with the delivery hospital to ensure you have the experience you are hoping for.
Find more information about some Colorado Springs maternity hospitals below:
- Francis Medical Center
6001 E. Woodmen Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
- Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E. Boulder Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
- Memorial Hospital North
4050 Briargate Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Adoption Laws and Qualifications
Adoptions in Colorado Springs must be completed according to Colorado law. Detailed information about Colorado adoption laws, processes and qualifications is included in our Colorado adoption information. Below, find an overview of some of the areas of adoption that are regulated by state laws.
Laws for Birth Parents:
For birth mothers and fathers, the primary legal process in adoption is the execution of consent. If you are considering an adoption plan for your baby, you can learn about adoption consent, relinquishment, paternity establishment and more here.
Laws for Adoptive Parents:
Many prospective adoptive parents have questions about the laws, rules and qualifications for adopting a baby in Colorado Springs. Colorado statutes regulate many areas of adoption, including the expenses that can be paid by adoptive families, the use of advertising and facilitators and more. More information about these laws and regulations is available here.
The final stage of the legal adoption process is the finalization of the adoption, which will be completed in family court. If you are adopting in Colorado Springs, find additional information for your county below:
Things to do in Colorado Springs
If your adoption journey leads you to the Colorado Springs area, either to meet with prospective birth parents or to wait for ICPC paperwork to be processed, be sure to take advantage of all the city has to offer. Here are some top attractions to visit in Colorado Springs before returning to your home state: