An individual can locate an orphanage in their area by contacting child services, or by doing an internet search. Orphanages are often found in larger cities, so it may be beneficial to contact the child services department of the nearest city. By talking to people who have previously adopted a child from an orphanage may also help to determine and locate nearby orphanages.
Some lawyers specialize in working with adoption cases; therefore it may also be helpful to contact nearby law firms to have them help direct you to different orphanages that are in a close proximity. Often religious organizations and groups work with different adoption agencies and orphanages. By contacting a religious organization or group, they may not only help you to find orphanages in your area, but they may also help you undergo in the process of adopting a child.