Utah: Adoption Statistics

Utah Adoption StatisticsHeart to Heart is a Utah adoption agency that specializes in both private adoption and open adoption. Working with birthmothers that are experiencing unplanned pregnancies, they strive to match prospective adoptive parents with newborns.

Utah’s adoption statistics help shed light on adoptions within the state.

  • While Utah’s foster care system was designed to be a temporary solution for children, statistics show that the average length of stay in a foster care facility was more than two years. This process includes the child welfare agency conducting an assessment of the home and determining if a child may or may not return. If the child cannot return, the agency must then work as quickly as possible to find a permanent family. Heart to Heart does direct child placement, meaning that foster care services are never used. (more…)

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