If you are an Expectant Mother or a Prospective Adoptive Parent interested in adopting or placing your baby for adoption in the Saint Paul, Minnesota area, you will find information regarding local agencies, home study providers, and several foster care resources below. Other additional resources can be found on our Minnesota State Page.

Completing the Home Study in Saint Paul

One of the main requirements for the adoption process includes completing a home study. Visit our page to learn more about the adoption home study requirements in Minnesota. The following is a list of home study providers in Saint Paul.

  • Children’s Home Society & LSS of Minnesota
  • 615-646-7771
  • “Mission: To help children thrive; and to build, strengthen and sustain individual, family and community life. To express the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives and builds community.”
  • Chosen Ones Adoption Agency, Inc.
  • 651-770-5508
  • “We are a ministry first, with the desire to help orphaned children. This adoption agency has evolved out of that desire. Orphaned and abandoned children who are adopted are literally rescued from a lifetime of poverty and possibly neglect.”
  • Summit Adoption Home Studies, Inc.
  • 651-645-6657
  • “Summit Adoption Home Studies specializes in licensed adoption home study services for residents of Minnesota for domestic adoptions, designated adoptions or embryo donation programs. Summit Adoption Home Studies is an adoption agency licensed under the laws of Minnesota since 1994.”

Saint Paul Adoption Agencies

Are you ready to adopt a child or place your baby for adoption? Saint Paul offers several adoption and foster care resources. Visit our page to learn more about the adoption process. Here are a few Saint Paul adoption agencies that you may want to consider:

Foster Care Resources

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

  • American Indian Family and Children’s Services
  • 651-223-8526
  • “AIFACS is an organization that places American Indian foster children in culturally specific foster homes. Since 1985 we have recruited, licensed, trained, supervised and supported American Indian foster homes within the whole state of Minnesota.”
  • Ampersand Families
  • 612-605-1904
  • “The mission of Ampersand Families is to recruit and support permanent families for older youth, and to champion practices in adoption and permanency that restore belonging, dignity and hope.”
  • MNADOPT
  • 612-861-7115
  • “MN ADOPT (formerly know as Minnesota Adoption Resource Network or MARN) was founded in 1980 by a group of adoptive and foster parents. Their mission was focused on advocating for the rights of every child to ensure they find a permanent and nurturing family.”

Hospitals in Saint Paul

Adoptive Parents and Birth Mothers welcoming a new baby will need to create a hospital plan with your adoption professional and the hospital staff. Below you will find a list of some of the hospitals in the Saint Paul area:

County Courts

To complete the adoption process, a finalization hearing is required. You can learn more about your local court system below.

  • Anoka County
  • Anoka County Courthouse, 325 East Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303-2489
  • 763-422-7398
  • Dakota County
  • Dakota County District Court Judicial Center, 1560 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033
  • 651-438-8120
  • Hennepin County
  • 4th District Juvenile Court, Juvenile Justice Center (JJC), 590 Park Avenue, Rm. #100, Minneapolis, MN 55415
  • 612-348-4822
  • Ramsey County
  • Juvenile and Family Justice Center, 25 West 7th Street, St. Paul, MN 55102
  • 651-266-5115
  • Washington County
  • Washington County Courthouse, 14949 62nd St N, Stillwater, MN 55082
  • 651-430-6261

Local Attractions

The local attractions of Saint Paul are a must-see. There are various science & historic museums to choose from. You can check out the lovely Cathedral of Saint Paul, or walk through the beautiful Como Park & Zoo Conservatory. These sites will be sure to keep you entertained and amazed. See more local attractions below: