Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule


EFFECTIVE September 1, 2021


Domestic Adoption Home Study Fee: $3,000 

Annual Home Study Update: $350

Second Adoption Home Study: $1,500

       Adopting a subsequent child within three years of initial home study

Birthparent Services: $3,000 

        Due when matched with Birthparents

Placement Fee for ABC Adoptions: 

ABC matches Adoptive Parents and Birth Parents

        - Includes Post-Placement Visits

Sliding Scale based on annual income:

$0-$70,000 - $10,000

$70,001 to $110,000 - $12,000

$110,001 and over - $14,000  


- The first half of the placement fee is due within fourteen days following placement.

- The second half is due prior to finalization (we are unable to release required court documents until there is a zero balance). 

Placement Fee for Identified Illinois Adoptions: $6,000

        - For placements that the Adoptive Parents find Birth Parents independently of ABC

Placement Fee for Interstate Placement: $8,000

        - Baby born in Illinois

        - Includes Interstate Compact Packet Preparation

Interstate Compact Packet Preparation for Illinois Families: (Included in home study fee)


Post-Placement Visits – Domestic Adoptions: $350/Each

ABC requires 3 visits prior to finalization


Mileage Reimbursement: $0.58/mile

        - Travel outside of Bloomington/Normal


Birthparent Living Expenses: Varies per client


Adoption Training & Background Clearances: Paid to vendors 


Legal services and court costs: Paid to attorney

PLEASE NOTE: All fees are subject to change without notice. If services are provided, fees are not refundable.