Adoption Social Work Service - Wichita, KS

Adoptiion Social Work Service - Home Study

Adoption Social Work Service - Wichita, KS

Adoptiion Social Work Service - Home Study
Adoption Social Work Service - Home Study Fees

Fees

$200 Home Study Application Fee is non-refundable and will go toward the total service fee.

All fees, including mileage, are due prior to release of any reports.

Home Study for Adoption - $650

  • Review of home study application
  • One home visit interview
  • Writing and compiling of the study
  • Documentation - 3 original documents
  • Administration costs (scanning, copying, phone calls and standard postage, etc…)

*The assessment and report shall have been completed no more than 1 year prior to the filing of the petition for adoption. Citation: Ann. Stat. § 59-2132
**This basically means your home study is current for one year

International Home Study - $1200

  • Consultation with international agency (this could be multiple consultations)
  • Compliance with the international agency’s standards
  • Review of the study by the agency prior to submission to the agency
  • Review of information from the application and other sources
  • Writing and compiling of the study
  • Documentation - 4 original documents
  • Administration costs (scanning, copying, phone calls and standard postage, etc…)

Addendum - $90/hour

  • Documentation of any change needed to the study within the twelve month approval period
  • For example, a change in residence, addition of a family member or any other major life event

Home Study Update (annual update) - $300

  • Review of updated documents
  • One home visit interview
  • Writing and compiling of the study
  • Administration costs (scanning, copying, phone calls and standard postage, etc…)
  • Documentation - 3 original documents for domestic and 4 original documents for international
  • Fee due with submission of the updated materials, prior to the home visit

Post Placement Reports - $250

  • One visit
  • Developmental screening
  • Preparation and writing of post placement report
  • Administrative costs (scanning, copying, phone calls, standard postage, etc.)
  • Documentation - 2 original documents

Additional Fees

Mileage rate: no charge if travel distance is within a 60 mile radius. After 60 miles, a rate of $0.57 per mile is charged.

Additional documents are $10 per original