As the number of children who are being placed in foster care is growing, there is a greater need than ever before for foster parents. Area agencies and other organizations are working to make the transition easier for children and their foster or adoptive parents. Check the providers below to find resources close to home.

Adoption & Foster Care Directory - Northeast Ohio

Adopt America Network

3100 W. Central Ave., Ste. 225, Toledo

Adoption by Gentle Care

370 S. Fifth St., Ste. 6, Columbus

Adoption Circle

20525 Center Ridge Road, Ste. 608, Rocky River

Adoption Circle is a non-profit Ohio adoption agency licensed by the state. Our Agency was founded on the heart-felt belief that all children have the right to love, security and a nurturing home; th...

Adoption Health Services, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s

2101 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, Cuyahoga

Adoption Home Study Services of Ohio

358 Edna St., Alliance

Adoption Network Cleveland

4614 Prospect Ave., Ste. 550, Cleveland, Cuyahoga

Applewood Centers

Cuyahoga County: 216-696-5800 Lorain County: 440-324-1300...

Beech Brook

3737 Lander Road, Cleveland

For 162 years, Beech Brook has been serving Northeast Ohio’s most vulnerable children. Today, as a leading behavioral health agency, Beech Brook serves nearly 20,000 children, teens and families eac...

Bellefaire JCB

22001 Fairmount Blvd. , Cleveland, Cuyahoga

Bellefaire JCB is one of the nation's largest, longest-established child placement/adoption agencies. Its adoption specialists are degreed, licensed social workers and certified adoption assessors. Ea...

Brightside Adoption Connection

118 W. Streetsboro St., Ste. 88, Hudson

Building Blocks Adoption Service, Inc.

52 Public Square, Medina

Caring For Kids, Inc

650 Graham Road, Ste. 101, Cuyahoga Falls

Additional location: 1 Park Center Drive, Ste. 101 B Wadsworth, OH 44281...

Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland- Adoption and Foster Care

7911 Detroit Ave. , Cleveland

Serves Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina Wayne, Ashland and Summit counties....

Cleveland Christian Home

4614 Prospect Ave. E., Ste. 240, Cleveland

Family Adoption Consultants

705 Oakwood St., Ste. 221, Ravenna

Additional location: 143 Gougler Ave. Kent, OH 44240 330-296-2757...

Forever Home Adoptions, Inc.

16255 Chatman Drive #104, Strongsville

Greenleaf Family Center

580 Grant St., Akron

Kids Count Too, Inc. Foster Care & Adoption Agency

1616 E. Wooster St., Unit #3, Bowling Green

Cleveland-area location: Crown Centre Building5005 Rockside Road, Ste. 600Independence, OH 44131216-573-3705...

Lake County Department of Job & Family Services

177 Main St., Painesville

Loving Choice Adoption and Parenting Services

625 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton