Adoption Information & Support

Programs that provide information about the different types of adoption that are available as options and the requirements and procedures for adopting another individual for birth parents, adoptive parents and people who have been adopted. (AIRS PH-0300.0400 Adoption Information/Referrals)

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NV

Carson City, NV

777 East Williams Street
Suite 212
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-323-1905
Organization Name: Adoption Choices
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Address:
777 East Williams Street
Suite 212
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-323-1905
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Only for prospective adoptive parents or pregnant women contemplating an adoption for unborn baby.
Services Provided: Provides services to pregnant women contemplating an adoption for their unborn baby. Services including home study, post placement supervision and placement services for prospective adoptive parents.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
Organization Name: Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS)-Northern and Rural Regions
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Address:
4126 Technology Way
3rd Floor
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-4400
Toll Free Phone: 800-992-5757
Fax: 775-684-4455
Services Provided: DCFS provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. DCFS offer the following programs: Child Welfare Services, Children’s Mental Health, Juvenile Justice Services, Systems Advocate, Information Management Services (IMS), and scholarship information. Statewide Services.
Other Service Categories: Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Prevention Services.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/5/2019

Henderson, NV

915 Alper Center Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
Phone: 833-974-1347
Address:
915 Alper Center Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
Phone: 833-974-1347
Email: info@ghffc.org
Eligibility: Individuals 21 and older.
Services Provided:

Vets and approves potential resource (foster) families to temporarily care for children birth to 18. Includes an orientation, background checks, pre/post training, home study and interviews, home environment assessment, approval under the agency license and home matching services.<br />&nbsp;

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020

Las Vegas, NV

222 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 115
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Phone: 702-221-2400
Organization Name: Adoption Choices
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Address:
222 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 115
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Phone: 702-221-2400
Fax: 702-221-0460
Email: jmclaughlin@adoptionchoicesofnevada.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Only for prospective adoptive parents or pregnant women contemplating an adoption for unborn baby.
Services Provided: Provides services to pregnant women contemplating an adoption for their unborn baby. Services including home study, post placement supervision and placement services for prospective adoptive parents.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
9960 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 170
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Phone: 702-436-6335
Organization Name: Adoption Exchange
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Address:
9960 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 170
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Phone: 702-436-6335
Email: kids@adoptex.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides pre and post adoption services including recruiting families for children, adoption events, support/education for adoptive families, and training for child welfare professionals, foster and adoptive families. Provides support before, during, and after the adoption process.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
1511 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-400-1983
Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
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Address:
1511 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-400-1983
Fax: 702-384-0677
Email: adoptionservices@catholiccharities.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided:

Information on adoption process and offers support and guidance to explore options. Guides birth parents and adoptive parents through the entire adoption process with educational training, support, patience and respect.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
Organization Name: Clark County Foster Care
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Address:
121 South Martin Luther King Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-455-0181
Services Provided: Foster Services, Adoption Services
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
4285 North Rancho Drive
Suite 160
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Phone: 702-685-3459
Organization Name: Olive Crest
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Address:
4285 North Rancho Drive
Suite 160
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Phone: 702-685-3459
Fax: 702-851-8528
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Individuals 21 years of age and older, completed Department of Family Services foster care and adoption program application.
Services Provided: Provides the necessary support to families who are seek to heal children through a devoted family life. Seeking families that are interested in providing temporary respite care, short-term care (up to 30 days), and long-term care.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020

Mesquite, NV

840 Pinnacle Court
Suite 9A
Mesquite, NV 89027
Phone: 702-475-4910
Address:
840 Pinnacle Court
Suite 9A
Mesquite, NV 89027
Phone: 702-475-4910
Email: reception@premieradoption.org
Services Provided: Works with expectant and birth parents placing infants and children with adoptive families. Internationally and domestic. Pre and post adoption counseling, financial assistance (as needed) and home study services.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019

Reno, NV

789 2nd Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-323-1905
Organization Name: Adoption Choices
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Address:
789 2nd Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-323-1905
Email: mburgess@adoptionchoicesofnevada.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Only for prospective adoptive parents or pregnant women contemplating an adoption for unborn baby.
Services Provided: Provides services to pregnant women contemplating an adoption for their unborn baby. Services including home study, post placement supervision and placement services for prospective adoptive parents.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
500 East Fourth Street
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-322-7073
Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
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Address:
500 East Fourth Street
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-322-7073
Fax: 775-322-8197
Email: adoptions@ccsnn.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Prepares home studies for parents who wish to adopt a child. Counsels birth parents who wish to place their child for adoption. Assists with completing all legal documents to ensure that adoption can be legally granted according to the laws of the state of Nevada.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020

Nationwide

14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Address:
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Fax: 888-925-5634
Email: Info@NFPAonline.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided:

The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) is a non-profit organization established in 1972 to address the concerns of several independent groups of foster parents and child welfare professionals to provide foster families with opportunities for advocacy, networking, and education.

Primary Activities:

  • Promote the delivery of services and supports to foster families
  • Support quality foster care by promoting excellence and best practice
  • Provide services and supports to state and local foster parent associations
  • Develop and provide education and training, information, dissemination of information to the public
  • Advocate at the local, state and national level; promote networking and collaboration
  • Promote positive image of family foster care; greater visibility; encourage active involvement
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Address:
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Email: info@nicwa.org
Services Provided: Provides educational and informational resources for families, service providers, caseworkers and tribal leaders related to the welfare of Native American and Alaska Native children. This includes information about child abuse, adoption and foster care, policy, and advocacy.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/3/2020