Welcome to Adoption Network’s Anaheim resources page. Here you will find information relevant to anyone facing an unplanned pregnancy, hoping to adopt a baby, or trying to find the perfect family for their baby around Anaheim. This guide provides home study resources, adoption agencies, foster care resources, legal information, and hospitals in Anaheim, California. Additional information can be found on our California State Page.

Completing the Home Study in Anaheim

For adoptive parents, a home study is required. This process helps ensure that every baby placed for adoption finds the right home.

To get started, or just to gather more information, visit our home study page or contact a home study provider in your area:

Anaheim

  • Nightlight Adoptions
  • (714) 693-5437
  • 1528 Brookhollow Dr., Suite 100 Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • “Nightlight’s California Office provides Domestic, International and Embryo Adoption services, including adoption home study services for Southern California residents in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.”
  • Vista Del Mar
  • (310) 836-1223
  • [email protected]
  • 3200 Motor Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034
  • “Vista Del Mar provides comprehensive, family-centered social, educational, and behavioral health services, which encourage children, adolescents and their families to lead self-reliant, stable, and productive lives.”
  • Family Building
  • 714-408-2900
  • 505 South Villa Real Drive, Suite 100 Anaheim, CA 92807
  • “At Family Building, we are dedicated to helping birth mothers, adoptive parents, guardians and any other person seeking to bring stability to a child’s life. Our mission is to bring encouragement and guidance to all those engaged in this worthy process. We thrive on helping birth mothers find the right home for their child and to guide couples through the process of adopting children.”
    Our goal is to see children be strategically placed in the home they were predestined for, including orphans and even adults. We guide clients through the adoption process including Adult, Private/Independent, Agency Stepparent and Relative and Foster Parent Adoption.”

California

  • The Family Network, Inc.
  • 831-462-8954
  • “The Family Network is currently licensed in the State of California for domestic, international and embryo adoption services. These services include: adoption homestudies, relinquishment of parental rights, interstate compact agreements and administration, post placement reports, agency court work, coordination with placing agencies, and coordination with immigration.”
  • Lilliput Children’s Services
  • 800-325-5359
  • “Our programs and initiatives provide a strong foundation for children and their families, and ensure that children who enter the foster care system are placed with lifelong families as quickly as possible.”

Anaheim Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals

When you are ready to begin the adoption process, you will likely need to work with an adoption professional to receive the services and support you need to complete the adoption. Some adoptive families and birth parents prefer to work with a local or regional adoption agency. The following adoption agencies have locations in Anaheim and can ensure that you meet all California requirements as you move through the adoption process:

  • Family Building
  • 714-408-2900
  • 505 South Villa Real Drive, Suite 100 Anaheim, CA 92807
  • “At Family Building, we are dedicated to helping birth mothers, adoptive parents, guardians and any other person seeking to bring stability to a child’s life. Our mission is to bring encouragement and guidance to all those engaged in this worthy process.”
  • Life Adoption
  • (714) 838-5433
  • 440 W Main St, Tustin, CA 92780
  • “Life Adoption Services, Inc. is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3), CA Licensed, Full Service Domestic and International Adoption Agency. We provide Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, Home Study, Post Placement, and ICPC services to our California families and International adoption placement services to US citizens living in any US state or abroad.”

Become a Foster Parent in Anaheim

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent in Anaheim, contact any of the following regional agencies.

  • Orange County Foster Care Aux
  • (714) 778-3383
  • 333 S Brookhurst St, Anaheim, CA 92804
  • “The Foster Care Auxiliary of Orange County is a proactive group of foster parents, social workers and community members dedicated to working together to provide high quality care to dependent children, foster parent support, legislative advocacy and continuing education.””
  • Crittenton Services - Foster Care
  • (714) 680-8200
  • 801 E Chapman Ave #106, Fullerton, CA 92831
  • “The mission of Crittenton Services for Children and Families is to help heal the wounds of abuse and neglect; to strengthen families, whether birth, foster or adoptive; and to help troubled adolescents reach their full potential.”
  • Koinonia Foster Homes Inc
  • (714) 777-5540
  • 5150 E La Palma Ave #205, Anaheim, CA 92807
  • “Our mission is to provide the highest quality treatment foster care, adoption and family service programs available for children, youth and their families whose special needs can be met through services delivered, supervised and supported by professional agency staff.”
  • ABC Foster Family Agency
  • (714) 545-2046
  • 1520 Brookhollow Dr # 35, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • “ABC-Foster Family Agency (ABC-FFA) is a private, non-profit community service agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for abused, abandoned, and neglected babies, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children. Foster parents certified by ABC Foster Family Agency are provided with valuable support and resource information. Our Social Workers are available for assistance. ABC-FFA Social Workers visit each Foster Child in the home at least 3 times per month. ABC-FFA provides monthly trainings on topics relevant and crucial to foster care. ABC-FFA is dedicated to making families successful.”

Hospitals in Anaheim

Adoptive parents and expectant mothers must create a hospital plan to ensure that the desires and rights of all parties are respected. You will work with your adoption professional and your delivery hospital to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Here are some hospitals near you to contact and get started with.

Legal Considerations

Read up on adoption laws and regulations within both the United States and California. Visit the Adoption Network Resource Center to learn more and connect with legal professionals. You may also visit California Child Adoption Laws for more information.

Below is contact information of the Superior Court of Orange County who you may contact for additional help.

Local Attractions

Spending time in Anaheim? Be sure to check out these fun spots!