As a Oregon resident who’s interested in adopting, you have many adoption options, and this is the perfect place to begin exploring them. Below, you’ll find adoption agencies and adoption lawyers offering services in your state. Scroll past the listings to see Oregon adoption laws and policies.
OREGON ADOPTION LAWS & STATUTES
Each state maintains its own adoption policies, so the process can vary considerably for families, from state to state. Learn all about the legal guidelines for families adopting in Oregon, whether you’re adopting a newborn through domestic, private adoption, an infant or older child from U.S. foster care adoption, or an infant, toddler, or older child through international adoption. Find answers to the most common questions about Oregon adoptions.
WHO CAN ADOPT IN OREGON?
Any person may adopt if at least one of the adopting parents or a consenting birthparent has lived in Oregon for 6 months before filing for adoption.