Our use of the terms “putting up” or “giving up” does not reflect how we feel about adoptive placement. These terms remain the most widely used search terms for those who are considering adoption for their baby, and we wish to reach all who seek this important information.

Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Boise, Idaho

This page provides adoption information to those who live in Boise, Idaho or in the Ada County region. If you are considering giving your baby up for adoption, we have gathered information about Pregnancy Resource Centers/Crisis Pregnancy Centers to assist you to confirm your pregnancy, clinics where you may get prenatal care, and a list of hospitals with birthing centers.

For those in Ada County, Idaho who wish to adopt a baby, further below on this page you will find home study agency resources and helpful information to assist you with the adoption process.

Additional resources for expectant mothers and prospective adoptive parents in other areas throughout the state of Idaho may be found on our Idaho State Page.

Pregnancy Resource Centers in Boise and Ada County, Idaho

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. Many 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 providing assistance in Boise and throughout Ada County, Idaho are:

Pregnancy Clinics in Boise and Ada County, Idaho

Pregnancy Clinics are staffed by medical personnel and can address most aspects of prenatal care and family planning. They are able to perform STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives. The providers of affordable prenatal care in the Boise, Idaho area are:

Information about Medicaid health care coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in Boise with limited financial resources may be found at the website for Live Better Idaho.

Hospitals Serving Boise, Idaho

Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers may wish to communicate with medical professionals about hospital plans or have other inquiries. The hospitals in Boise, Idaho and the surrounding Ada County region that offer birthing centers are:

Completing the Home Study in Boise and Ada County, Idaho

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 and financial information, and personal background. Check out the List of Expected Adoption Home Study Questions on our page. The home study providers licensed to conduct home studies for those who live in the Boise area are:

AdoptionLife.org
(866) 606-2343
At we specialize in home studies for domestic infant adoptions. We have experienced and helpful adoption professionals that can walk you through the home study process from beginning to end. We will help evaluate and educate you through the process.

A New Beginning Adoption Agency
(208) 939-3865
A New Beginning Adoption Agency is a full-service licensed agency that provides a complete list of services needed to complete your adoption.   Whether your family has selected A New Beginning Adoption Programs or if your family is working with a private adoption or out of state adoption program, we can help.

Become A Foster Parent In Boise, Idaho

Those who wish to make a difference in the life of a child that is a dependent of the foster care system in Boise, Idaho may so by contacting the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare or the licensed agency listed below:

County Court

The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. If your adoption is to finalize in Boise, Idaho, contact the Magistrate Court for Ada County.

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