Fees for services that have been rendered are non-refundable once the service has been provided. Please see below for instances when a portion of the fee may be refunded, at the discretion of the agency.All requests for refunds must be in writing to the Director of Private Adoptions.
Application Fee: Non-refundable
Home Study Fee: Non-refundable after the first social worker visit. If a client closes their case after submission of the signed Home Study Agreement, but prior to the first social worker visit, refunds for unexpended funds will be pro-rated based on services provided at the discretion of the Executive Director. Home Study Fee is nonrefundable regardless of the recommendation in the home study report.
Post Placement Supervision Fee: Non-refundable after the first social worker visit after placement occurs.
Interagency Coordination Fee: This fee is billed monthly in increments of .25 hours. Invoices should be paid within 14 days of being received.
Travel Fees: Billed after each individual trip. Invoices should be paid within 14 days of being received.
Outstanding balances due to the agency for services rendered will be withheld from any refunds. Complete information regarding fees and refunds can be referenced in the Private Adoption Fee and Services Agreement. The Executive Director retains the right to assess individual cases and determine refunds for unique and extenuating circumstances