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West Valley City Adoption & Foster Care Resources
As a prospective adoptive or birth parent in West Valley City, you are likely looking for answers to your questions about adopting or placing a baby for adoption in Utah. Fortunately, there are many adoption and foster care resources and professionals in your area who can give you this information. Learn more about adoption in West Valley City below, and find additional information about adoption laws, processes and qualifications on our Adoption in Utah page.
West Valley City Adoption Agencies and Adoption ProfessionalsTo begin the adoption process, many hopeful adoptive parents and pregnant women considering adoption first choose an adoption professional to help. You have many choices when selecting an adoption professional. If you are interested in working with an adoption agency or attorney near West Valley City, consider the following: national adoption agencies and other professionals throughout Utah also serve the West Valley City area.
How to Become a Foster Parent in West Valley CityBeing a foster parent or adopting from the foster system can be a rewarding experience. Prior to beginning the foster care or foster-to-adopt process in West Valley City, all prospective parents must meet certain Utah requirements for foster parents. If you are ready to become a foster parent or if you have additional questions, contact a foster care professional in the West Valley City area:
Home Study Providers in West Valley CityFor adoptive and foster parents, it is one of the most important parts of the process: the home study. The Utah home study process includes criminal records checks, personal interviews and more. For more information about what to expect during the home study process, visit our How to Adopt in Utah page. It is important to choose the right professional to complete your adoption home study and ensure it complies with all state laws and requirements. To get started, contact a licensed home study provider in your area:
- 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 Valley CityFor birth parents and adoptive families alike, the baby’s birth is one of the most emotional parts of the adoption process. If you are making an adoption plan for your baby as a prospective birth mother, it will be entirely up to you to decide how you want this experience to go. You will work with your adoption professional and your delivery hospital to create a hospital plan. When you are ready to take this step, here are some West Valley City hospitals that may be able to assist you:
- Jordan Valley Medical Center 3460 South 4155 West West Valley City, UT 84120 1-866-431-WELL
- Intermountain LDS Hospital 8thAve C St Salt Lake City, UT 84134 801-408-1100