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GUIDE TO ADOPTION
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PRIVATE CHILD PLACING (ADOPTION) AGENCIES
 
  
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
1511 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
(702) 385-3351

Services Offered:

  • Crisis Pregnancy Counseling- No charge
  • Adoption Planning
  • Resources and assistance for birth parents
  • Home studies: agency and private
  • Adoptive parent education
  • Child placement and supervision
  • Local, interstate and international
  • Facilitation

All races and religions welcome.
Reasonable fees with sliding scale
 

  LDS FAMILY SERVICES
4455 Allen Lane, Suite 3
North Las Vegas, NV 89031-2229
PH: 702-385-1072
FAX: 702-385-3053
http://www.ldsfamilyservices.org
 
Services Offered:

Infant Adoption Program:

  • Adoption/Birth parent services (no charge for pregnancy counseling)
  • Provides pregnancy counseling for all residents of the community regardless of religious affiliation
  • Adoption services
  • Foster care
  • Birth parent support groups

Eligibility for couples wishing to adopt:

  • Requires LDS Church membership
  • An authorization form signed by the individualís church leader is required with the exception of pregnancy counseling

Fees: Sliding scale

 

  
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF NORTHERN NEVADA
500 E. 4th Street
Reno, Nevada 89512
(775) 322-7073

Services Offered:

  • Birth Parent assistance, resources, and services at no charge
  • Adoption Planning
  • Home Studies: Private and Agency Adoptions
  • Adoptive parent education
  • Child placement and Post-placement Supervision
  • Interstate Compact Services

All races and religions welcome
Reasonable fees with sliding scale

  PREMIER ADOPTION AGENCY
590 Mesquite Boulevard, Suite 202B
Mesquite, Nevada 89027
(702) 346-4922 or (800) 787-0714

Services Offered:

  • Domestic and international home studies
  • Post-placement services
  • Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services consultation
  • Free counseling for birth parents
  • Relinquishment services for private adoptions

All services to birth parents are free
Fees for adoptive parents, attorneys and other agencies: please inquire

 

  
ADOPTION CHOICES OF NEVADA
789 E. 2nd Street
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 825-HOPE (4673)
Or 1 (800) 681-HOPE (4673)

Services Offered:

Birth Parent Services:

  • Adoption counseling
  • Support related to the adoption decision-making process
  • Post-placement counseling

All services are free to birth parents

Domestic Adoption:

  • Home studies and post-placement services
  • Interstate Adoption Services
  • Workshops and training for adoptive parents
  • Private adoption facilitation
  • Infant boarding care

International Services:

  • Home studies
  • Post-placement supervision
  • Education and resource information

Fees vary by program, with all services offered statewide and all races and religions are welcome
 

  ADOPTION CHOICES OF NEVADA
1810 E. Sahara Avenue, Suite 107
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
(702) 474-HOPE (4673)
Or 1 (800) 681-HOPE (4673)
 
Services Offered:

Birth Parent Services:

  • Adoption counseling
  • Support related to the adoption decision-making process
  • Post-placement counseling

All services are free to birth parents

Domestic Adoption:

  • Home studies and post-placement services
  • Interstate Adoption Services
  • Workshops and training for adoptive parents
  • Private adoption facilitation
  • Infant boarding care

International Services:

  • Home studies
  • Post-placement supervision
  • Education and resource information

Fees vary by program, with all services offered statewide and all races and religions are welcome
 

  
OPEN ARMS ADOPTION
A Program of Jewish Family Service Agency
4794 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite C
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
(702) 732-0304

Services Offered:

  • Birth Parent assistance, resources, and services at no charge
  • Adoption Planning
  • Home Studies: Private and Agency Adoptions
  • Adoptive parent education
  • Child placement and Post-placement Supervision
  • Interstate Compact Services

All races and religions welcome
Reasonable fees with sliding scale

  A CHILDíS DREAM OF NEVADA, INC.
956 Lakeshore Boulevard, #7400
Incline Village, Nevada 89451
(775) 298-3051 or (800) 585-4828

4550 W. Oakey Boulevard, Suite 111B
Las Vegas, Nevada 89102
(702) 430-4026

Services Offered:

Birth Parents:

  • All services to birth parents are free
  • Pregnancy and post-placement counseling
  • Formulation of adoption plan
  • Resource referrals
  • Cradle care
  • Legal services availability

Adoptive Parents:
Assistance in domestic and international adoptions:

  • Pre-placement screening and home studies
  • Formulation of adoption plan in domestic cases
  • Post-placement supervision and services

Sliding scale for fees for adoptive parents.
No religious preference.
Referral for legal services.
 

  
WEST SANDS ADOPTIONS
590 Mesquite Boulevard, Suite 202B
Mesquite, Nevada 89027
(702) 328-9770

Services Offered:

  • Specializes in international adoptions
  • Domestic and international home studies
  • Post-placement services
  • Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services consultation
  • Free counseling for birth parents
  • Relinquishment services for private adoptions

All services to birth parents are free. Fees for adoptive parents, attorneys and other agencies: please inquire

   
  
 

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