If you are looking to adopt or place your baby for adoption in San Francisco, see the guide below for information about local agencies, hospitals, home study providers, and more.

Additional resources for expectant mothers and adoptive parents throughout the state can be found on our California State Page.

Completing the Home Study in San Francisco

A homestudy is required for parents who wish to adopt a baby. See below for legally qualified home study providers available in San Francisco.

San Francisco

  • 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."
  • Adoption Connection
  • 415-359-2491
  • "As a licensed nonprofit adoption agency, Adoption Connection provides home study services to families who live throughout the 19 California counties." If you work with adoptionnetwork.com, Adoption Connection can provide a professional home study a-la-carte so you can proceed through the adoption process with Adoption Network.

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."
  • AAC – Alpha Adoption Centers
  • 877-955-2122
  • "The homestudy is the foundation of all child adoptions, and is required in every state and country. It is a written, comprehensive assessment of the adoptive family. Having your homestudy completed by a reputable, licensed agency with experienced professional staff is critical to your process going smoothly.
    Alpha has been performing various types of home studies for over 25 years. We know what documentation is expected and required. We get it right the 1st time!"

San Francisco Adoption Agencies and Adoption Professionals

If you are looking to adopt a baby or place your baby for adoption in San Francisco, visit local adoption professionals below for additional information and services.

Become a Foster Parent in San Francisco

Visit the California Department of Social Services for information on foster care in San Diego and in California.

The local foster care agencies listed below provide additional information and services for foster parents in the Bay area.

Hospitals in San Francisco

Adoptive parents and expectant mothers might communicate with medical officials about hospital plans or have other inquiries. Contact information of hospitals in San Francisco is listed below.

Legal Considerations

Throughout the adoption process, San Francisco families must adhere to California laws regulating adoption expenses, adoption finalization, advertising and more. These laws are outlined.

Adoptive parents and expectant mothers in San francisco must adhere to laws outlined by the State of California. Find this information here.

Visit your local courthouse for information about adoption in your county.

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