If you are pregnant and considering placing your baby for adoption, or interested in becoming a Foster/Adoptive Parent in the Laredo, Texas area, you will find information regarding home study providers, local agencies, foster care resources, hospitals, and county courts below. For additional resources, visit our Texas Adoption page.

Completing the Home Study in Laredo

One of the most important aspects of the adoption process is the home study; it is required for every adoption. The purpose of a home study is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents. It generally includes questions about family history, personal background, health & financial information. The following is a list of home study providers/adoption agencies near Laredo:

  • Adoption Answers, Inc.
  • 817-729-4378
  • “Adoption Answers, Inc. is dedicated to helping adoptive families navigate all the steps of the adoption process and to providing education and support to the families before, during, and after the adoption.”
  • Adoption Choices of Texas
  • 855-304-4673
  • “Our mission at Adoption Choices of Texas is to provide the highest level of service, compassion, and support throughout the adoption process.”
  • Children’s Connections, Inc.
  • 956-786-9094
  • “Children’s Connections, Inc., founded in 1987, is a private, not-for-profit (501c3) organization. Children’s Connections, Inc. enhances the lives of children, youth, adults and families through education, support, resources and referrals.”
  • S.A.F.E. Project
  • 832-244-7428
  • “S.A.F.E. Project ensures optimal child placement decisions by providing unparalleled home assessment services.”

Laredo Adoption Agencies & Professionals

Like the home study, there are several adoption requirements all Adoptive Parents will need to know. If you are interested in adopting a baby in the Laredo area, contact these local adoption agencies below:

Foster Care Resources

Is Foster Adoption right for you? Are you interested in adopting an infant from foster care? Contact these local foster care resources to see if the role of a Foster Parent is your best fit.

  • Burke Center for Youth
  • 956-602-1959
  • “Burke Center for Youth strives to promote healing and inspire hope for children in crisis. Whether through treatment, placement, or a little extra stability, our ultimate goal is to help children rebuild their lives in a manner that will break the cycle of abuse and give them the tools necessary to flourish.”
  • Circles of Care
  • 956-724-5006
  • “Our mission is to enhance children, youth, and families’ ability for effective living and growth through comprehensive social and mental health services.”
  • Upbring
  • 956-791-4909
  • “Through the placement of more than 8,000 children into loving, forever homes, Upbring Adoption and Upbring International Adoption are experts in offering long-term support and dependability to their birth parents and adoptive families.”

Hospitals in Lubbock

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 a new baby. Below is a list of hospitals in Laredo:

County Courts

To complete the adoption process, a finalization hearing is required. If you would like to learn about the adoption laws in Laredo, check out our Adoption Laws by State page. Contact these county courts regarding the finalization hearing:

  • Dimmit County
  • 830-876-2323
  • 103 N. 5th Street Carrizo Springs, Texas 78834
  • Duval County
  • 361-279-6208
  • Duval County Courthouse, 400 E Gravis San Diego, TX 78384
  • Jim Hogg County
  • 361-527-3015
  • Jim Hogg County Courthouse, E. Tilley St. Hebbronville, TX 78361
  • La Salle County
  • 830-483-5139
  • 101 Courthouse Square Suite #315 3rd Floor Cotulla, TX 78014
  • Webb County
  • 956-523-4954
  • 406th District Court, 1110 Victoria St. Suite 402 Laredo, Texas 78040

Local Attractions

Check out some of Laredo’s local attractions. If you’re interested in learning about the history of this city, Laredo offers several historic districts and museums. There are also other amazing attractions to check out like the Lake Casa Blanca International State Park, or the San Agustin Catholic Cathedral. These sites will be sure to keep you amazed and entertained. See more local attractions below: