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Morgantown Adoption and Foster Care Resources
Whether you are interested in adoption as an expectant mother or a prospective adoptive parent in Morgantown, West Virginia, the following page will help guide you through the adoption process. Read on to learn more about local adoption and foster care agencies, home study professionals and other Morgantown adoption and foster care services. More information about adoption laws, processes and qualifications throughout the state is available on our Adoption in West Virginia page.
Morgantown Adoption Agencies and Adoption ProfessionalsProspective birth mothers and adoptive families have many options when choosing an adoption professional to work, from national agencies to adoption attorneys. If you prefer to work with a local or regional adoption agency, here are some of the adoption professionals serving the Morgantown area: national adoption agencies and adoption attorneys serving the Morgantown area.
Morgantown Foster Care ResourcesEvery state has different laws, processes and qualifications for becoming a foster parent. In West Virginia, prospective foster parents must be at least 21 years old, be physically and mentally healthy, and complete a certification process, including a home study. The following Morgantown foster agencies and resources can provide additional information about foster care and adoption in Morgantown:
Home Study Providers in MorgantownThe home study is an important part of the process to become a foster or adoptive parent in Morgantown. The West Virginia home study process evaluates prospective parents and ensures they are ready to adopt. Information about what to expect during the home study process is available on our West Virginia adoption page. Your home study must be conducted by a legally qualified professional in your state. To begin the home study process, contact a provider in the Morgantown area:
- Opt to Adopt, LLC 304-657-3304 Brenda Pizatella, ACSW is the founder of Opt to Adopt and provides services for international and domestic adoptions in the form of consultations, home study preparation and pre- and post-placement reports.
- Children’s Home Society of West Virginia 304-345-3894 As a licensed child-placing agency in West Virginia, the Children’s Home Society provides assessment services including orientation and training and a complete home study.
Hospitals in MorgantownIf you are an expectant mother making an adoption plan, you will have the opportunity to plan your hospital stay as your due date approaches. You will decide how you want the labor and delivery to go and who you want to share the experience with. Your adoption professional will work with you to plan your hospital stay and coordinate with your delivery hospital. Here are some Morgantown area hospitals that you may be working with:
- Ruby Memorial Hospital 1 Medical Center Drive Morgantown, WV 26506 304-598-4000
- Mon General Hospital 1200 JD Anderson Dr. Morgantown, WV 26505 304-598-1200