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Providence Adoption and Foster Care Resources
Couples and individuals considering adopting or placing a child for adoption often wonder what resources, services and professionals are available to them in the Providence area. Whether you are facing an unplanned pregnancy or hoping to grow your family through adoption, this guide provides the information you need about Providence adoption agencies, home study providers and more. For more information about state adoption laws, processes and qualifications, visit our Rhode Island adoption information page.
Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals in ProvidenceWhether you choose to work with an adoption attorney or adoption agency, your adoption professional can be a great resource for local adoption information. If you are a prospective adoptive family or birth mother looking for an adoption agency in Providence, these local and regional professionals can help you complete your Providence adoption:
Become a Foster Parent in ProvidenceThere are many children in Providence waiting to be adopted and in need of temporary care in the foster system. 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 the Providence area: Rhode Island adoption information
Providence Home Study ServicesRegardless of the adoption or foster care professional you choose to work with, you will need to complete a Rhode Island 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 Adoption in Rhode Island page. The following home study providers can provide additional information about completing the home study in your area:
- Adoption Options (RI) 401-331-5437 Adoption Options provides affordable adoption services to families in southeastern New England, including counseling and home study services.
- Alliance for Children 806-201-0200 Alliance for Children is Hague-accredited and provides home study services for families working with the agency as well as families working with attorneys and out-of-state agencies.
Hospitals in ProvidenceWhen the time comes for the adoptive family and birth parents to finally meet their little one, a hospital plan will be in place to determine the details of the labor and delivery process. If you are a prospective birth mother, your adoption agency will work with you and your delivery hospital to develop and coordinate your hospital plan. Here are some area hospitals you may be working with:
- Women & Infants Hospital 101 Dudley Street Providence, RI 02903 401-274-1100
- Memorial Hospital 111 Brewster Street Pawtucket, RI 02860 401-729-2291