Costs of Private Adoption

The costs of private adoption can vary according to each situation.  

The following expenses will apply in most situations

  • Attorney fee for adoptive family

  • Attorney fee for biological parent(s)

  • Social Worker fee for home study and post placement visit by the Social Worker

  • Media Placement

  • Preparation of adoption profile (website and/or print)

                 

The following additional expenses may apply in some situations:

  • Expectant Parent's living expenses

  • Expectant Parent's  medical or counseling expenses

  • Travel expenses if child born outside New York