Christian Family Services

Adoption Services and Fees

ITEM FEES WHEN DUE
Intake/Application $150 To CFS With Application
CFS Home Study Fee $1300 for MO $1750 for IL To CFS at time of initial home visit
Annual CFS Home Study Update Fee (if original home study is done by CFS) $300 To CFS at time of annual visit
Non-CFS Home Study Update Fee (if original HS done by another agency) $800 To CFS at time of initial home visit
Child Placement Fee 15% Gross Annual Income (ranging from $12000 to $18000) When Child is placed with family
CFS Post-Placement Fee $300/Supervision Visit (2-3 visits usually required) To CFS at each time of visit
Interstate Compact Fee (for interstate placements only) $350 To CFS upon child placement
Kinship Adoption Home Study $200 intake fee $600 home study To CFS at time of initial home visit
Guardian Suitability Study $500 $200 Due at signing of “Confirmation of Petitioner’s Request” ($300 Due at time of home visit)

 

Travel time and mileage will be charged for families who live outside of a 50 mile radius of the Missouri or Illinois offices.  Travel time will be billed at $30.00/hour while mileage is billed at the current government rate.

**Fees assessed are nonrefundable

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Missouri: (314)-968-2216
Illinois: (618) 397-7678
Fax: (314) 968-2335

7955 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119

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