West Virginia Adoption Guide

Welcome, West Virginians! This West Virginia guide was written to provide you with a single place to find information about adoption in West Virginia. It will walk you through everything from laws that will impact your adoption in West Virginia to reviews of adoption service providers.

We’ve divided this West Virginia guide into five parts:

first, general information about adopting in West Virginia, then sections dedicated to domestic infant adoption (slide 6), foster adoption (slide 19), international adoption (slide 28), and stepparent adoption (slide 32). And don’t miss our slide filled with links to helpful West Virginia adoption resources (slide 34).