International Home Study

The Home Study is a mandatory part of the adoption process. This part of your adoption journey can be a rewarding one, and help you learning about what it means to parent an adopted child.

Before beginning your Home Study, we welcome the opportunity to have you schedule a free consult with one of our Social Workers to give you an overview of the entire process. After we receive your application, a social worker will be assigned to you and will call to make an appointment to begin the Home Study process. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

During the Home Study process you will:

*Complete the required paperwork
*Gather required documents, such as taxes, and birth certificates/passports.
*Have several interviews with your social worker, including an individual and a meeting in your home
*Attend classes to learn about adoption, raising a child, developmental stages, and challenges adoptees are often faced with, and how you, as a parent can help.

Are you an American citizen living abroad who would like to adopt? We can help provide Home Study Services, just click HERE

Foreign Adoption Home Study Services

Adopt International can complete home studies for American citizens living abroad. Our social workers are experienced in developing new international programs and completing home study, home study endorsement, and post adoption services.

The International Home Study fee includes $300 Application fee for new clients, $2,600 International Home Study fee, $500 Hague Administrative fee, and $1,000 Intercountry Licensing, Accreditation, and Approval fee for a total of $4,400 for completing the international home study process. To apply for this service, please contact Jeanetta Mandadjieva at: or (415) 934-0300×109.