Considering adoption in Chula Vista or the San Diego County area? Below you will find local agency resources and information about qualifying and getting started.
If you are pregnant, in the Chula Vista area, and considering adoption for your baby, included are resources and information about Pregnancy Resource Centers, Pregnancy Clinics/Family Planning providers, and hospitals in Chula Vista and the surrounding San Diego County area.
Additional resources for expectant mothers and prospective adoptive parents throughout the state of California may be found on our California State Page.
Completing the Home Study in Chula Vista and the San Diego County Area
Most who wish to adopt a baby undergo a home study which is completed by a licensed child-placing agency. The purpose of a home study is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents to receive a child into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process generally includes collection of information with questions about family history, health & financial information, and personal background. Check out the List of Expected Adoption Home Study Questions on our page. Here are some legally qualified home study providers licensed to conduct home studies for those who live in Chula Vista or the surrounding San Diego County area:
Hope 4 Kids
949-496-9430Hope 4 Kids is a full service Adoption Agency, licensed by the State of California, here to assist with all your adoptive needs. Our caring counselors guide Birthmothers and the Adoptive Parents through their adoption with comfort, trust, honesty and complete support.
The Family Network, Inc.
916-480-1101The Family Network, Inc., is licensed throughout Southern California.The Family Network, Inc. is currently licensed in the State of California for domestic, international and embryo adoption services. These services include: adoption home studies, relinquishment of parental rights, interstate compact agreements and administration, post placement reports, agency court work, coordination with placing agencies, and coordination with immigration. The Family Network is committed to serving all races and creeds with a special humanitarian focus on orphaned and impoverished children.
Vista Del Mar
310-836-1223We are the oldest and most trusted adoption agency in Southern California. We are licensed, accredited, approved, and nationally recognized as a leader in the field of adoption. Our Adoption Program encompasses Foster Care and Foster to Adoption, International Adoption, and Domestic Infant Adoption including birth parent options counseling and support services.
Become a Foster Parent In The Chula Vista, San Diego County Area
Those who wish to make a difference in the life of a child that is a dependent of the foster care system in San Diego County or the surrounding region may do so by contacting the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, or one of the licensed child-placing foster-care agencies listed below:
San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency
(877) 792-KIDS (5437)
Pregnancy Resource Centers
Pregnancy Resource Centers, sometimes also called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” are usually not-for-profit clinics where expectant parents may seek assistance to confirm a pregnancy and review and discuss available options. Most Pregnancy Resource Centers are not staffed by medical personnel, and do not distribute contraceptives. Most are affiliated with pro-life organizations, so encourage parenting or adoption, however not all have religious affiliation. The Pregnancy Resource Centers (or Crisis Pregnancy Centers) located in San Diego County near to Chula Vista are:
Pregnancy Clinics and Low Cost Clinics
Pregnancy Clinics are staffed by medical personnel and can address most aspects of pre-natal care and family planning. They are able to perform STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives. San Diego County has clinics located near to Chula Vista that provide these services, as well as pre-natal care:
Hospitals Near Chula Vista And The Surrounding San Diego County Area
Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers may wish to communicate with medical professionals about hospital plans or have other inquiries. Contact information for hospitals in Chula Vista and the surrounding San Diego County region is listed below:
Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
435 H StreetChula Vista, CA 91910(619) 691-7000
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
751 Medical Center Ct.Chula Vista, CA 91911(619) 502-5800
UC San Diego Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 Arbor WaySan Diego, CA 92103(619) 543-6600
If you would like to read up on adoption laws and regulations within both the United States and California, please 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.
The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. If your adoption is to finalize in California, the courthouses in San Diego County where the action may be filed and heard are:
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