Questions about Adoption Costs

At the IAC, you only pay our fees once until you have a PERMANENT placement in your home. If a birthparent decides to parent you do not repay the fees to IAC for the birthparent services fee or the birth fee....
IAC is a centralized organization. This means that donations are used for the entire organization. However, if a donor requests that their donation only be used in a certain region or office we will honor that...
First, I am so sorry to hear about your husband's illness, but glad he has recovered. There is no cut and dry answer about your finances. In general, $24K in credit card debt when your salary is $100K is...
Unfortunately, there is no way to do an adoption without cost, unless the child is removed by Child Protective Services and placed for adoption through the foster care system. In addition, you will need the...
It is difficult to answer this question without knowing the state you live in as well as if the children are being adopted in a private adoption or through the foster care system. In addition, there are a list...
For a list of other possible expenses see: http://www.adoptionhelp.org/adoption-fees-in#fees According to both these links your adoption could cost as low as $20,000 and as high as $40,000 (if you are in...
First, I am really sorry to hear about your struggle with infertility. The answer to your question depends on individual circumstances. If you are able to cover all of your expenses, and are not likely to...
At the Independent Adoption Center (IAC) the home study cost is $2300. You can read more about adoption costs here. You can also learn more about our home study process and services here on our website....
Unfortunately, adoption can be expensive. It is possible to adopt a child through the foster care system at little to no cost. Most of these children are older as they are often removed from their homes due to...
The process of adoption for children who are already born take from six to 18 months. First, the adopting parent(s) must have a home study done that shows that their home is a safe emotional and physical space...
There is no cost to adoptive parents who adopt children through the foster care system. The costs are borne by the state. The foster care system usually has older children available for adoption who have been...
Unfortunately, adoption is expensive even in the best of circumstances such as the one you describe. You will still need to hire an agency or an attorney to do a home study (including a criminal background...
Like most agencies the IAC does not allow families to chose the gender of the baby they will adopt. Many adoption attorneys do allow this including Adopt Help. The reason so many agencies don't allow this is...
At the IAC, there is a refund policy that allows a diminishing amount of refund through the first year you work with the agency. There is no refund after you have been working with the agency for a year. At...
The Independent Adoption Center (IAC) does not have any minimum income requirements because we have found that people can live comfortably on a wide range of incomes. Unfortunately, because an agency...

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