Foster care & Adoption


Adoption in Utah

FOSTER CARE

When children and youth are unable to remain safely in their home, out-of-home services -commonly known as foster care – are provided.

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ADOPTION

All children deserve a safe and permanent family and place to call home.


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BECOME A FOSTER PARENT

Utah Foster Care finds, educates, and supports families to care for children placed in foster care. They are a non-profit organization created and authorized by the Utah legislature.

There are some 2,600 Utah children in foster care. You can help! Foster care experts are eager to answer your questions: e-mail or call today 1 (877) 505-5437.

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UTAH’S HEART GALLERY

Utah’s children waiting for a permanent home.

UTAH’S ADOPTION EXCHANGE

The Adoption Exchange offers expertise as you begin this journey that will impact the life of a child forever.

Utah's Adoption Exchange

General Information

Utah’s Division of Child and Family Services and The Adoption Exchange wanted to provide a better way for potential families to know about Utah’s waiting children.
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Utah's Adoption Exchange

Meet the Children

Use this interactive form to meet some of Utah’s most beautiful children.
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Utah's Adoption Exchange

Info Packet

If you are thinking about adoption or if you are interested in a child featured on Wednesday’s Child or on our website, please call 1-801-265-0444 or email at ks@adoptex.org.
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Utah's Adoption Exchange

Adoptive Family Resources

Adoptive news, Lending library, etc
Resources Link


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JUST FOR YOUTH

Being a kid isn’t easy. It is even more difficult for youth in foster care. Just For Youth is a resource for foster youth that provides helpful information about financial aid for college, housing, jobs, money, health, transportation and crisis information.

JUST FOR YOUTH WEB SITE

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION

One with Courage is a national initiative centered around the courage it takes to talk about child sexual abuse and the unique role children’s advocacy centers play in providing comprehensive, coordinated and compassionate services to child victims of abuse.

ONE WITH COURAGE WEB SITE

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