Adoption Costs

At Adoption Options, we are up front about our costs. We offer a detailed breakdown by service, so you can choose and pay for only the services you need.

Informational Meetings – No Fee
Information meetings are generally held at our Providence office on the third Thursday of the month from 6-7pm. Please call to confirm.

Adoption Information and Consultation Session – No Fee
A one-time adoption information and consultation meeting is offered to couples and individuals interested in learning more about their adoption options.

Home Study for a U.S. or International Adoption – $2,200*  
Fee is due at the time of first home study meeting.

Home Study Update
For clients whose home study needs to be updated due to passage of time or a change in life circumstances.

  • Annual update of Adoption Options home study – $350
  • Update for subsequent adoption – $1,100
  • Update for home study from another agency – $1,100
  • Home study addendum – $350

*$50 is due with the home study application. This deposit will be applied to the home study fee.

Post-Placement Supervision – $350
This includes a one-hour visit and a written report.
Fee for visits that are more than 50 miles from the nearest Adoption Options office – $450

Adoption Options Placement – $20,000
For children adopted through Adoption Options. The fee is not due until the time of placement.

Identified Adoption – $18,000
When the birth parent(s) and adoptive parent(s) have previously agreed to an adoption plan to be facilitated by Adoption Options. A breakdown of these fees is available upon request.

Please note that homestudy and post placement supervision fees include up to 50 miles of travel from the nearest Adoption Options office. There will be an additional fee for travel outside the 50-mile radius.

For more information, call us at 401-331-5437 or 1-800-337-6513, or email Adoption Coordinator Peg Boyle at