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How to plan for an affordable adoption? Comparison shopping agencies, DIY services, leveraging fundraising at different milestones, budgeting,


Adoption and Money: The Elephant in the Room

Why is adoption so expensive? Aren’t there lots of orphans in the world? First of all, children are priceless, no matter where and under what circumstances they become part of a family. The adoption process, however, can be expensive because of the services provided to birth mothers (medical care, counseling, living expenses), in addition to the overhead of agencies who […]

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How much does it cost to adopt a child?

What is the average cost for an adoption? The cost to adopt a child varies from $0 to $50,000 depending on the type of adoption.  Foster or county adoptions typically cost less, ranging from $0 to $2,000 and the children are often older. An adoption of a newborn through a non-profit agency will generally cost between $10,000 and $25,000. Attorney […]