West Jordan Adoption and Foster Care Resources
If you are in the West Jordan, Utah, area and looking to start your adoption journey, you may be unsure of where and how to start. The following resources will help guide you through each stage of adopting or placing a child for adoption in West Jordan. Read on to find information about local adoption agencies, foster care professionals, home study providers, and more.
Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals in West JordanAs a prospective birth parent or adoptive family, your adoption professional will play an integral role in shaping your experience. Your adoption agency or attorney can help guide you through the process and ensure you receive the support and services you need along the way. The following professionals can help you complete your adoption in West Jordan:
West Jordan Foster Care ProfessionalsHopeful foster parents must meet the eligibility requirements of the state of Utah and the foster care professional they work with. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent or learning more about foster care in West Jordan, contact one of the following agencies or another local professional: How to Adopt in Utah page.
Home Study Providers in West JordanWhether you choose private infant adoption or foster care in West Jordan, you will need to complete a home study that meets Utah requirements. Information about the Utah home study process and requirements is available on our adoption in Utah page. After a background check, a collection of documents, home inspections and interviews with your family, your home study provider will determine if your home is safe and ready for a child. To get started on your adoption or foster care home study in West Jordan, contact one of these area home study professionals:
- Children's Service Society 801-335-7444 For families looking to complete a domestic adoption, or adopt out of foster care, Children's Service Society can complete your home study.
- Utah Adoption Specialists 801-900-5770 Utah Adoption Specialists works with families all over Utah to provide resources they need for a successful home study.
Hospitals in West JordanProspective birth mothers should work with their adoption specialist and healthcare provider to plan for the hospital trip when it is time to have the baby. If you are an expecting mother considering adoption, you and your specialist will discuss what kind of labor and delivery experience you want, how much time you would like with your baby, and who you want to be there with you. When you are ready to start making your hospital plan, your adoption agency will communicate with your delivery hospital to ensure everything goes according to your wishes. As you consider your hospital plan, learn more about some hospitals in West Jordan:
- Jordan Valley Medical Center 3580 West 9000 South West Jordan, UT 84088 1-866-431-WELL
- Riverton Hospital 3741 W 12600 S Riverton, UT 84065 801-285-3000