Milwaukee Adoption & Foster Care Resources

If you are considering adopting, placing your baby for adoption, or becoming a foster parent in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, you will find information regarding home study providers, local agencies, foster care resources, hospitals, and county courts below. Other additional resources can be found on our Wisconsin Adoption page.

Completing the Home Study in Milwaukee

Every adoption requires a home study. It is one of the most important aspects of the adoption process. 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 & near Milwaukee:

  • Adoption Choice, Inc.
  • 414-276-3262
  • “Adoption Choice, Inc. is a non-profit agency serving all of Wisconsin. Our passion is creating families through adoption with an emphasis on the best possible outcome for the child. We strive for compassionate, loving support for birth parents and adoptive parents.”
  • Adoption Services Inc.
  • 414-332-1800
  • “The heart of our adoption programs at Adoption Services is our concern for our birthparents wrestling with the difficulties of an untimely pregnancy, and our hopeful adoptive parents struggling with the heartache of infertility. Our first priority to our clients is to assist them to reach a thoroughly considered decision for themselves and their children.”
  • WACAP
  • 262-377-7700
  • “WACAP's vision is: a family for every child. WACAP is a leading adoption and humanitarian aid agency. Since 1976, we’ve placed over 11,500 children with loving adoptive parents and provided food, medical care and education to more than 200,000 children worldwide. WACAP is one of the largest and most experienced international nonprofit adoption and child assistance agencies in the United States.”

Milwaukee Adoption Agencies

Like the home study, there are several basic adoption requirements all Adoptive Parents will need to know. If you are interested in adopting a baby in the Milwaukee area, here are several more local adoption agencies willing to work with you:

Foster Care Resources

Is Foster Adoption right for you? Contact these local foster care resources in Milwaukee to see if becoming a Foster Parent is in your best interest.

  • Benevolence First Inc.
  • 414-461-8171
  • “Benevolence First is committed to providing safe, nurturing, caring homes for children in out of home care until they can reach permanency. Our agency works with children birth to 17 years of age to provide essential services and programming for the child (ren) as well as foster families.”
  • Kids Matter Inc.
  • 414-344-1220
  • “The mission of Kids Matter Inc. is to help abused and neglected children heal and thrive, to bring volunteer energy and community support to foster and kinship children, and to apply lessons learned from helping children heal to preventing further child abuse.”
  • SaintA
  • 414-463-1880
  • “SaintA provides innovative family-centered care and educational services that embrace diversity and empower children, families, and adults to improve the quality of their lives. We are a dynamic provider advancing foster care, education and mental health services.”

Hospitals in Milwaukee

Birth Mothers and Adoptive Parents will need to prepare hospital plan 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. Below is a list of hospitals in Milwaukee:

County Courts

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

  • Ozaukee County
  • 262-284-8409
  • Ozaukee County Courthouse
  • 1201 S. Spring St. Port Washington, WI 53074
  • Washington County
  • 262-335-4600
  • 333 East Washington Street, Suites 2100 and 3100, West Bend, WI 53095

Local Attractions

Home of the famous Pabst Brewing Company, Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and the Major League Brewers, you can check out these top attractions while you’re in Milwaukee. These local attractions will be sure to keep you amazed and entertained. See more local attractions below: