Agency Assisted Program Fees

Understanding the costs of adoption and the services that your money goes toward is an important part of the process. Please take a look at the chart below to see a breakdown of domestic adoption costs:

Agency Assisted Adoption Fee Breakdown

Registration Fee $500
Homestudy: Phase One $500
Homestudy: Phase Two $1,600
Complete Homestudy $1,400
TOTAL HOMESTUDY  $4,000
   
Home Study Update Fee $300 per update
Agency Assisted Coordination Fee $750/first agency, $250/each additional agency
Post-placement Fee $300/visit***
   
Program Fee varies by agency
Placement Fee varies by agency
TOTAL AGENCY ASSISTED FEES varies by agency

Need help with adoption costs? The Federal Adoption Tax Credit is up to $13,840. Learn more.
 


Click here for information on financial resources to help with adoption costs. There are several opportunities you can explore to help make make adoption a financially accessible option for building your family. You may be able to offset some of the cost of domestic adoption with tax credits, employee benefits, grants or loans.

All Fees are subject to change. Refund Policies

*** Minimum of three visits required by The Cradle. Fees must be paid in full before initial post-placement visit.