If you are considering adoption in the State of New Mexico, like every other state, there are laws regarding the adoption process. If you’re interested in adopting a child through an adoption agency in New Mexico, Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Albuquerque is here to help.
- Eligibility — Who is eligible to adopt in New Mexico?
The requirements for adopting a child in the State of New Mexico, whether from an adoption agency or from the New Mexico Foster Care System are pretty much the same.
The simple short list of requirements for both an adoption agency and to be a foster parent are as follows; you must be a healthy, law-abiding citizen of the State of New Mexico. You should be at least 21 years old and need to be able to provide your adopted child with their own personal space.
You must be willing to undergo a series of home studies, to attend a variety of parenting classes, and most importantly be able to provide your adopted child with a safe, loving, and inclusive home.