Reno Adoption and Foster Care Resources
If you live in the Reno, Nevada, area and are considering adoption, either as a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy or as a prospective adoptive parent, you are likely wondering about Nevada adoption laws, rules and qualifications. Below, find the information you need about local adoption agencies, home study providers and other Reno adoption and foster care resources. Your adoption professional will provide pre- and post-placement services and support through each step of the adoption process. These professionals have offices in Reno and can provide detailed information about adoption in your area:
Foster Care Professionals in RenoIf you are interested in adopting through the foster care system or providing temporary care as a foster parent, you must meet certain state requirements and become licensed through a local foster care agency. In Nevada, prospective foster parents must meet certain age requirements and undergo a background check and home study process. To learn more about the requirements and steps to become a foster parent in Reno, contact a foster care professional in your area: Adoption in Nevada page.
Home Study Providers in RenoWhether you are growing your family through private domestic infant adoption or through the Nevada foster system, you will be required to complete a home study prior to placement. The home study is an important step in every adoption and foster care process. When you are ready to begin the adoption home study, contact a Nevada home study provider near you:
- Premier Adoption 800-876-0187 Premier Adoption Agency is a Nevada=licensed home study and full service adoption agency. Premier Adoption takes the guesswork out of the home study evaluation and adoption process.
- Adoption Choices of Nevada 702-221-2400 Adoption Choices of Nevada is a Nevada licensed child-placing agency with staff in the Reno and Las Vegas areas that can provide services throughout the entire state. Adoption Choices of Nevada provides home study and post-placement services and can also counsel and match adoptive families and prospective birth parents.
Hospitals in RenoAs an expectant mother making an adoption plan, you will have the opportunity to plan your hospital stay when the baby arrives. Your hospital plan will determine who you see in the delivery room, how much time you will spend with the adoptive family, and more. As you consider your hospital plan, find information about Reno hospitals below:
- Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center 235 West 6th Street Reno, NV 89503 775-770-3000
- Renown Children’s Hospital 1155 Mill Street Reno, NV 89502 775-982-5437