Are you interested in adopting, becoming a foster parent, or placing your baby for adoption in the Modesto, California area? Below you will find information regarding home study providers, local agencies, foster care resources, hospitals, and county courts. Other additional resources can be found on our California Adoption Page.

Completing the Home Study in Modesto

Every adoption requires a home study. Its purpose is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents. It generally includes questions about family history, health & financial information, and personal background. The following is a list of home study providers/adoption agencies in Modesto.

  • Bethany Christian Services
  • 209-522-5121
  • “Our mission is to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting and enhancing the lives of children and families through quality social services.”
  • Family Connections Christian Adoptions
  • 209-524-8844
  • “Family Connections Christian Adoptions exists to assist the waiting children of the world into loving, permanent families. As a living expression of our love for Jesus Christ, we are committed to providing quality adoption services to children everywhere in need of forever homes, and to every family who welcomes them.”

Modesto Adoption Agencies & Professionals

If you are interested in adopting or placing your baby for adoption in Modesto, these are several more local adoption agencies willing to work with you:

Foster Care Resources

For more information about fostering a child in Modesto, you can contact these local foster care resources:

  • Aspiranet
  • 209-622-1420
  • “Aspiranet envisions a world in which all children and youth are loved and cared for and all families have the resources to thrive.”
  • LifeCare Coalition Outreach
  • 209-408-8048
  • “Every child, youth and vulnerable adult has a safe and permanent family that nurtures and promotes their overall well-being. At LCCO FFA, we believe that raising a child involves more than the family unit. We strive to create a community where children can thrive. We hope to surround them with good examples of successful adults and nurture them to always be and do their best.”
  • Lilliput Families
  • 209-943-0530
  • “Founder Bill Fuser envisioned a better way to serve children in foster care & families by bridging the gap between the public & private sectors. Our programs & initiatives provide a strong foundation for children & their families, & ensure that children who enter the foster care system are placed with lifelong families as quickly as possible.”
  • Safe Harbor Family Services, Inc.
  • 209-491-5400
  • “At Safe Harbor, we are working to provide a beacon of stability and comfort. We are trustworthy. Any child, whether still in the foster care system, or emancipated, will be welcome at our lighthouse. We will work to provide after-placement assistance and training to help every child reach their fullest potential.”
  • Sierra Vista Child & Family Services
  • 209-491-0872
  • “Our Mission: We strengthen families and communities by transforming lives! Our Vision: A Commitment to Caring! Our values are fundamental to our mission. They are the foundation of our agency, and shape the culture and define the character of our organization.”
  • Uplift Family Services
  • 209-523-3710
  • “We do whatever it takes to strengthen and advocate for children, families, adults and communities to realize their hopes for behavioral health and well-being.”

Hospitals in Modesto

Adoptive Parents and Birth Mothers will need to prepare a hospital stay that will meet all their hopes and needs. Finding the right hospital with the right staff will ensure a comfortable stay when welcoming their new baby. Here is a list of some of hospitals in Modesto:

County Courts

To complete the adoption process, a finalization hearing is required. The following is a list of county courts in or near the Modesto area:

  • San Joaquin County
  • 209-992-5696
  • Superior Court of California – San Joaquin Probate Department, 180 E Weber Ave Ste 416 Stockton, CA 95202

Local Attractions

Modesto, California is filled with several theatres, museums, and art centers to choose from. You can catch a baseball game at the John Thurman Field, or cruise through the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route. The local attractions of Modesto will be sure to keep you entertained and amazed. Check out more local attractions below: