Application & 4-week IMPACT Training course *$150.00 (Due at the time of the first IMPACT training class, Non-refundable).
Home study Fee (Georgia families only) *$825.00 (½ Due at initial home Visit. Remainder Due at Completion of Home Study). Home Study Fee Includes the Following Services: Preliminary Home study Update and/or Addendum's as needed Pre-Placement Visits (3 total) Final Home study
Social Service Fee(Due when approved for the waiting list). *1,150.00 Social Service Fee Includes the Following Services: Monthly Case Management Paperwork Notarization & Processing Marketing / Advertising your family Annual Re-evaluation Fee (*125.00)
Placement Fee (Due at the time of Placement) 14% of Annual Gross Income Due at Placement Legal Expenses Not to Exceed $18,000.00 *** Placement Fee Includes the Following Services: Court and Filing Costs Diligent Search and Publishing Fees Indirect Expenses Preparation of Adoption Finalization Packet
Adoption Finalization Attorney Fee *$1,500 to $ 3,500.00 (Approximately 3 to 6 Months After Placement, paid Directly to our attorney).
Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) Currently Uphold Homes, Inc. is able to write an ICPC home study. This means that all the information listed above will be the same for ICPC placements and Georgia placements.
*All families will receive and sign a final Financial Agreement (FA) when approved for the waiting list. The FA will outline your family’s specific fees (based on your completed Financial Statement and Home study), and the services covered by those fees. Fee’s for the application, Home study and Social Services are NON-REFUNDABLE. Should a family choose to be removed from the waiting list before a placement occurs, no refund will be given, but no placement fees will have been charged.
Fees Disclaimer:Uphold Homes, Inc. reserves the right to change their fees at any times. Your fees will be set when Uphold Homes, Inc. receives your completed application and application fee. This set rate will be fixed for “one year” from date of application, in which time you must complete the application process and be placed on our waiting list. Once placed on our waiting list your fees will be finalized and not subject to change, with the exception noted above.