Nampa Adoption and Foster Care Resources
Whether you are interested in adopting a child or are considering placing your baby for adoption in Nampa, Idaho, there are local adoption and foster care resources available to you. The following provides information about local adoption agencies, home study providers and other adoption and foster care services in and around Nampa. Additional resources for expectant mothers and adoptive parents throughout the state can be found on our Idaho adoption page.
Nampa Adoption Agencies and Adoption ProfessionalsWhether you are ready to begin the adoption process or are simply looking for more adoption information, local adoption professionals can be great resources for the services and support you need. The following adoption agencies serve the Nampa area and are experienced in meeting the needs of adoptive and birth parents in Idaho: national adoption agencies and other Idaho adoption professionals who can provide the support and services you need to adopt or place a baby for adoption in Nampa.
Become a Foster Parent in NampaIf you are interested in fostering a child in or near Nampa, you will need to meet all Idaho requirements for foster parents and complete the home study process. A licensing worker will visit all prospective foster homes and meet with foster family members to ensure that all requirements are met. For more information about foster care and foster-to-adopt placements in Nampa and throughout the rest of the state, visit the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. The following local agencies and resources can also provide additional information about becoming a foster parent in the Nampa area:
Completing the Home Study in NampaThe home study is a major component of every adoption and foster placement, and home study requirements are determined by state statutes. Information about home study requirements, qualifications and approval are available on our How to Adopt in Idaho page. When you are ready to begin the home study process, contact any of these legally qualified home study providers in your state:
- Idaho Youth Ranch Adoptions 1-208-667-1898 The Idaho Youth Ranch Adoptions staff conducts home studies for all types of adoptions.
Hospitals in NampaIf you are an expectant mother making an adoption plan for your baby, you will have many choices throughout the adoption process, including complete control over your hospital stay. You will create a hospital plan, which includes your preferences for who is in the delivery room with you, how much you will interact with the adoptive family, and more. The delivery hospital will be aware of your hospital plan ahead of time to ensure a smooth labor and delivery process. When you are ready to make your hospital plan, here are some local hospitals that you may be able to work with:
- Birkeland Maternity Center 4402 E. Flamingo Ave. Nampa, ID 83687 208-288-4828
- West Valley Medical Center 1717 Arlington Ave. Caldwell, ID 83605 208-459-4641