While adoption practices are similar throughout the US, each state’s laws and regulations can differ. That being said, adoption across state lines is still a possibility in the Pacific Northwest. If you are pregnant and/or considering adoption or you are a hopeful adoptive parent, there are resources in your state that can help determine how to proceed with your adoption plan.

Adoption by State

Idaho – Adoption in Idaho

Oregon – Adoption in Oregon

Montana – Adoption in Montana

Washington State – Adoption in Washington


Wyoming – Adoption in Wyoming

How Can An Adoption Agency in the Pacific Northwest Help Me?

A trusted adoption agency can help you determine the best adoption plan for you. If you are considering placing a baby for adoption, you can choose a family you love to adopt your baby, how much contact you want with your child after the adoption is finalized, and who will be involved throughout your pregnancy. For hopeful adoptive parents, adoption agencies may hold workshops, classes, provide resources for home studies, offer counseling, and help you find a match for your forever family.

The Gladney Center for Adoption

The Gladney Center for Adoption is an adoption agency that works with individuals and families nationwide to facilitate adoption placements. Gladney’s team of adoption professionals can help you access the resources you need in making an adoption plan. For expectant parents considering adoption, Gladney may be able to help in finding financial assistance in addition to their offering lifetime counseling to those who place a baby for adoption.

Are you considering placing a child for adoption? Not sure what to do next? First, know that you are not alone. Visit Adoption.org or call 1-800-ADOPT-98 to speak to one of our Options Counselors to get compassionate, nonjudgmental support. We are here to assist you in any way we can. Do you feel there is a hole in your heart that can only be filled by a child? We’ve helped complete 32,000+ adoptions. We would love to help you through your adoption journey. Visit Adoption.org or call 1-800-ADOPT-98.