Find an Adoptive Family in Utah

What kind of family do you wish for your child? We can help you find that family looking to adopt a newborn in Utah.

With a national adoption agency like American Adoptions, you can choose from couples waiting to adopt in Utah and all across the U.S. instead of having to limit yourself to just the adoptive parents who are living near you. This means you’re going to find the perfect adoptive family that you’ve been hoping for.

How many families want to adopt in Utah?

Some estimates suggest there are 2 million couples looking to adopt in the United States. For each child that’s placed for adoption, there are 36 adoption waiting families who are hoping to adopt that child. This means that there are always hopeful adoptive families for you to choose from in Utah and throughout the U.S. Your child’s family is waiting to meet you somewhere!

Can I pick a family to adopt my baby in Utah?

Yes! All of the decisions in the adoption process are yours to make, including choosing a family waiting to adopt in Utah or anywhere else in the country.

Can people from a different state adopt my baby, or do they have to live in Utah?

When you work with a national adoption agency, you can choose from adoptive families who live anywhere in the U.S. Some birth parents prefer to choose an adoptive family in Utah, while others prefer an adoptive family who lives further away, in another state. This all comes down to what you’re comfortable with.

It’s important to note that all adoptive parents with American Adoptions are prepared to travel to wherever you live in Utah for the birth as well as for post-adoption visits. You can search adoptive couples by their state of residence here.

What is the religion of the adoptive parents? Can I choose the religion of the family who adopts my baby?

The faith of an adoptive family is an important factor for many birth parents. American Adoptions works with adoptive couples of many different religions, so if you want your baby to be raised by a family of a particular religion, we can help you find an adoptive family that shares your spiritual beliefs and personal values.

You can search adoptive couples by their religion here.

How do I choose someone to adopt my baby in Utah?  

Every expectant parent will look for their own unique set of ideal qualities in an adoptive family for their child. If you’re not sure of what that means for you, it can be helpful to ask yourself a few questions, such as:

  • Do you imagine your child growing up with siblings?

  • Where do you picture your child growing up?

  • What would their parents be like?

  • How often do you want to talk with your child and their family after the adoption?

Call 1-800-ADOPTION to talk to us about what qualities you might want in adoptive parents, and we can connect you with adoptive families in Utah and throughout the U.S. who match that description.

Where do I find UT adoption profiles online?

Right here! Every family listed on this website is cleared to adopt on a state and federal level as well as by the adoption agency. If you’d like to get to know any of these waiting families, call 1-800-ADOPTION.

I know people who want to adopt a baby in Utah — what do I do next?

If there’s no need to search for adoptive parents for your baby, then we’ll walk you through the rest of the Utah adoption process. You’ve already taken care of the toughest part!

It’s important that you always complete your adoption with a licensed agency, even if you already know and trust your baby’s prospective adoptive parents. This is necessary for your protection as well as your baby’s.

Working through a licensed adoption agency not only ensures your safety, but it also provides you with free adoption services like:

Learn how to find adoptive parents in Utah by calling 1-800-ADOPTION, or start looking for adoptive parents for your baby here.

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