How much does it cost to adopt from foster care?
At Adoptions Together, a program of Paths for Families, you can expect to pay about $11,000 to adopt a child from foster care, unless the placing state pays the fees directly to Adoptions Together. To learn more about how this works, contact us. Below is a brief breakdown of service charges you can expect when working with our team.
Foster Care Adoption Program Fees:
- Application Fee: $600
- 30-Hour Foster Care Adoption Training Fee: $400
- Foster Care Adoption Home Study Fee: $1,150
- Initial Program Deposit: $3000
- Placement Fee: $7,000
- Case Management Fee: $200
- Annual Program Update Fee: $1000
*Additional Sibling Placement Fee (where applicable): $6,000
Depending on your situation, additional fees may be required. Click here for a detailed breakdown of Adoptions Together program fees.
Partnership with A Fearless Life
Adoptions Together, a program of Paths for Families, is partnered with A Fearless Life. A Fearless Life’s mission is to “find and fund a family for every adoption-eligible foster child in America”. They provide families with funding to partner with placement agencies that will match them with a foster child (or foster children) in need of adoption. To learn more and inquire, click here to go to their website.