Casper Adoption & Foster Care Resources
For those considering adoption in Casper, either as an expecting mother or a hopeful family, it can be difficult to find all of the education, resources, and professional guidance you need. The following collection of information will help you learn about adoption, find a professional, and complete the process from beginning to end. For additional information and resources, see our Wyoming adoption information.
Adoption Agencies and Professionals in CasperTo begin the adoption process, many hopeful adoptive parents and pregnant women considering adoption first choose an adoption professional to help guide them through the process. You have many choices when selecting an adoption professional. If you are interested in working with an adoption agency or attorney near Casper, consider the following:
Casper Foster Care ResourcesLike adoptive parents, foster parents must meet the requirements of their state before they can care for a child. If you want to become a foster parent in Wyoming, you must fit the following criteria:
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Be in good physical and emotional health
- Show proof of financial stability
- Pass criminal and child abuse background checks
Home Study ProvidersFor prospective parents, the home study is one of the most important parts of every adoption and foster care process. Consisting of interviews, background checks, home visits and a written report, the Wyoming home study helps ensure that your home is fit for a child. 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 home study provider in your state:
- Wyoming & Colorado Children’s Society 307-632-7619 Licensed in Wyoming, this adoption service provider can work with families all across the state on home studies and have over 100 years of combined experience.
- Catholic Charities of Wyoming 1-800-788-4606 In addition to providing counseling and other adoption services for families and birth mothers, this branch of Catholic Charities also has state-licensed home study providers.