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Concord Adoption & Foster Care Resources
As a prospective birth parent or adoptive family in Concord, you may have several questions about placing a baby for adoption or adopting a child in New Hampshire. There are many adoption professionals in the area who can assist you through the process and answer your questions. Read on to learn more about adoption in Concord, and find additional resources and information on our How to Adopt in New Hampshire page.
Adoption Agencies and Professionals in ConcordProspective birth parents and hopeful adoptive families should work closely with an adoption professional throughout the process. This professional will provide education, counseling and the adoption services you need to complete your adoption. When choosing an adoption agency, some people prefer to work with an adoption professional in their area. The following adoption professionals are based in the Concord area and have experience completing local adoptions:
Concord Foster Care ResourcesIf you live in Concord, New Hampshire, and are interested in fostering a child, you will need to meet certain state requirements for foster parents and complete the home study process. Information about foster parent eligibility, as well as New Hampshire home study requirements, is included in our state adoption information. The following local agencies and resources can also provide additional information about becoming a foster parent in Concord:
Home Study ProvidersThe home study is a major milestone in every adoption and foster care process, and home study requirements are determined by the state. In New Hampshire, the process includes at least one visit to the home and interviews with all members of the household. For more information about what to expect during the home study, visit our guide to Adoption in New Hampshire. When you are ready to begin the home study process, contact any of these legally qualified home study providers in your area:
- New Hope for Children 1-844-264-2367 This private practice is licensed to provide home studies, post-placement assessments, and adoption counseling for anyone pursuing adoption in New Hampshire.
- Child and Family Services 800-640-6486 Child and Family Services will offer domestic and international home studies, updates, and post-placement assessments in accordance with New Hampshire Adoption Standards.
Hospitals near ConcordIf you are a pregnant mother considering adoption, you will eventually need to create a hospital plan. Your adoption specialist and healthcare provider can assist you with this part of your adoption plan. When arranging for your hospital stay, you should consider where and how you want to give birth and who you want to be there with you. As you think about your hospital trip, you can find more information about hospitals near you:
- Concord Hospital 250 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301 603-225-2711
- Concord Birth Center 254 North State Street, Suite D Concord, NH 03301 603-228-8710