Paid at the time you submit your signed agreement for services.
$2,000 + travel
Clearances for Home Study (varies by state)
Required On-Line Adoption Education Courses
$70 - $100
Profile Books (3 books, created through an online photo service)
Paid once home study and family profile book are completed and you officially enter the pool of families shown to birthparents for placement consideration.
Paid at the time the child is legally free for adoption and in your care.
Post Placement - based on VA (due before consent is issued)
Paid at the end of the supervisory period when the finalization process begins.
$400/visit + travel; $450 court report
Medical Care for pre-natal/delivery
(passed through to adoptive parents) See Medical Care section of the program page for explanation of medical costs.
$0 - $10,000 (if C-section)
Finalization of Adoption- Virginia (varies by attorney)
Interstate Travel for Placement (if you reside outside of VA)
Airfare, hotel, rental car and meals until Interstate Compact approval to return to adoptive parents' home state with the child, usually 7-10 days.
See our Financing Adoption
page for resources to fund your adoption.