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Adoption Agency Information & Rates

Below is a list of Licensed Child Placing Agencies (LCPAs) that are licensed by the Department of Child Services and provide adoption services. To find out if an LCPA provides the specific services you need, please contact them directly.

Note to Providers: LCPAs are responsible for ensuring the information on this page is current. Should your agency’s information need updating, please contact Michelle.Savieo@dcs.IN.gov.

AGENCY NAME: A Bond of Life Adoptions
ADDRESS: 95 South Elm Street, Zionsville, IN 46077      
HONE: 317-873-3841  
FAX: 317-873-4926         
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  info@abladoptions.com
WEBSITE:  http://www.abladoptions.com/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Indiana: Statewide

Service-Home Study Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
Step-parent/Relative Adoptions   
Independent $1,900 3-4 weeks
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs   
Foreign   
Foster Parent   
Infant (non-special needs)   
Interstate   
Updates $850 2-3 weeks
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
Special Needs   Rare, we do not get these calls
Non-Special Needs   
Infant $17,500 Agency fee
Siblings   
Foreign   
Interstate $1,500 ICPC
Supervision of Placement $500 Per post placement visit
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Counseling $100/hour Birth Parent

AGENCY NAME: Adoption Center for Family Building (ACFB)
ADDRESS: 8707 Skokie Blvd., Ste. 208, Skokie, IL 60077 and  
8645 Connecticut St., Merrillville, IN 46410
PHONE: 847-674-3231 and 219-795-9900
FAX: 847-674-8635        
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@centerforfamily.com
WEBSITE: https://www.centerforfamily.com/

Service - Home Study Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative Adoptions $750 None to begin
Independent $1,800 None to begin
Non-Special Needs $1,800 None to begin
Special Needs $1,800 None to begin
Foreign $2,100  
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,800 None to begin
Interstate $1,800 None to begin
Updates $800 (ACFB) $1,500
(another agency transfer)
$1,200 (ACFB second adoption)
None to begin
   
Service - Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
Special Needs $8,500 due at placement $5,000 due at match
Non-Special Needs $12,500 due at placement $5,000 due at match
Infant $12,500 due at placement $5,000 due at match
Siblings N/A  
Foreign $2,100 for home study
(no placement services)
$400 per post placement visit
Interstate $550  
Supervision of Placement $400 per visit Typically one visit for domestic
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Post Adoption $400 per home visit Includes report to requesting agencies


AGENCY NAME: Adoptions of Indiana
ADDRESS: 1980 E. 116th Street, Suite 325, Carmel IN 46032       
HONE: 317-574-8950
FAX: 317-574-8971              
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@adoptionsofindiana.org
WEBSITE: https://adoptionsofindiana.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Indiana: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $400-$800 Usually starts within 2 weeks
Independent $2,750, incl. HS, Adoption
Educ., Post-Placement Services
Usually starts within 2 weeks
Non-Special Needs $2,650, incl. HS, Adoption
Educ., Post-Placement Services
Usually starts within 2 weeks
Special Needs $2,650, incl. HS, Adoption
Educ., Post-Placement Services
Usually starts within 2 weeks
Foreign $3,075, incl. HS, Adoption
Educ., 2 Post-Placement Reports
Usually starts within 2 weeks
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) $2,650, incl. HS, Adoption
Educ., Post-Placement Services
Usually starts within 2 weeks
Interstate $2,650, incl. HS, Adoption
Educ., Post-Placement Services
Usually starts within 2 weeks
Updates $400-500 Usually starts within 2 weeks

CHILD PLACEMENT
  

Special Needs

Fees lowered depending
on situation
 
Non-Special Needs $13,500 After Placement
Infant $13,500 After Placement
Siblings no additional charge  
Foreign N/A Local Service Provider Only
Interstate $600-$3,500 Receiving Agency or Sending Agency Fee
Supervision of Placement $275/ea., additional after 2 incl. 2 visits included with H.S.
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Kinship or Guardian HS $1,000-$1500 Fee depends on whether Post-
Placement Supervision is necessary
Post Adoption Counseling $125/hr LCSW clinicians

AGENCY NAME: Adoption Support Center, Inc.
ADDRESS: 6331 North Carrollton Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46220
PHONE: 317-255-5916
FAX: 317-253-8838
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@adoptionsupportcenter.com
WEBSITE: http://www.adoptionsupportcenter.com/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT N/A  
Step-Parent/Relative   
Independent   
Non-Special Needs $2,000 + mileage
*other fees applicable within
domestic program
4-6 weeks
Special Needs   
Foreign N/A  
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) $2,000 + mileage
*other fees applicable within
domestic program
4-6 weeks
Interstate   
Updates $300 (Indiana Review Update
applicable after 12 months
with no placement)
 
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

  
Non-Special Needs $11,000  
Infant $11,000  
Siblings   
Foreign N/A  
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement $500+ Mileage  

AGENCY NAME: Americans for African Adoptions
ADDRESS: 8910 Timberwood Drive, Indianapolis IN 46234-1952
PHONE: 317-271-4567 FAX: 317-271-8739               
E-MAIL ADDRESS: amfaa@aol.com
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT $1,000 1-4 weeks
Step-Parent/Relative N/A  
Independent N/A  
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs $750 Africa 1 month
Foreign $1,000 other than African continent 1 month
Foster Parent None  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,000 1 month
Interstate N/A  
Update Varies  
CHILD PLACEMENT $5,750  

Special Needs

$4,500-$7,500 for a single child
i/2 for a second child adopted at same time
Varies 6-9 months
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Infant $7,500 Ethiopia
$4,500 Liberia
6-9 months
Siblings $3,250/$2,000 for Liberia
$3,750 for Ethiopia
 
Independent N/A N/A
Foreign   6-9 months
Interstate   

AGENCY NAME: ANDI (Adoption Network Domestic & International, Inc. )
ADDRESS: PO Box 159, Notre Dame IN 46556-0808
PHONE: 574-289-3323           
E-MAIL ADDRESS: ANDIadoptlink@aol.com

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative   
Independent   
Non-Special Needs $1,100  
Special Needs   
Foreign $1,650  
Foster Parent   
Infant (non-special needs)   
Interstate   
Update $500  
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

  
Non-Special Needs $450  
Infant   
Siblings   
Independent   
Foreign $650 Flat rate for up to 3 reports the first year
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement   

AGENCY NAME: Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Inc.
ADDRESS: Main office: 915 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne IN 46802
PHONE: 260-422-5625
FAX: 260-420-7382
E-MAIL ADDRESS: ccoffice@ccfwsb.org
WEBSITE: http://www.ccfwsb.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Allen County

Service-Home Study Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative Adoptions Catholic Charities no longer provides home study services  
Independent N/A  
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Special Needs N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Updates N/A  
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation

Special Needs

All placement fees are 12% of Adoptive parents' gross income
(minimum of $9,000; maximum of $16,000)
 
Non-Special Needs   
Infant   
Siblings   
Independent   
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement $200 per post-placement visit (minimum of 2 required); $200 for the court report  

AGENCY NAME: Childplace, Inc.
ADDRESS: 2420 East 10th Street, Jeffersonville IN 47130
PHONE: 812-282-8248
FAX: 812-282-3291               
E-MAIL ADDRESS: jenf@childplace.org
WEBSITE: http://www.childplace.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Home study and post-placement services provided for Indiana and Kentucky families within two-hour driving distance of main office location in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Placement services are provided to families across the continental United States with approved home study. Adoption services are provided to birth families and expectant mothers in Indiana and Kentucky.

Service - Home Study Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative Adoptions $1,750 3-4 months to complete; contact for availability
Independent $1,750 3-4 months to complete; contact for availability
Non-Special Needs $1,250-$1,750 3-4 months to complete; contact for availability
Special Needs $1,250-$1,750 3-4 months to complete; contact for availability
Foreign $1,750 4-6 months to complete; contact for availability
Foster Parent $0 4-6 months to complete; contact for availability
Infant (non-special needs) $1,250-$1,750 3-4 months to complete; contact for availability
Interstate $1,250-$1,750 for home study +$80/hour for interstate 3-4 months to complete; contact for availability
Update $500-$600 Available only for initial home studies prepared by Childplace;
no waiting period
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
Special Needs $3,000 (minimum) Not currently accepting applications for adopting parents.
Non-Special Needs $12,000 (minimum) Not currently accepting applications for adopting parents..
Infant $12,000 (minimum) Not currently accepting applications for adopting parents.
Siblings $2,000 additional per sibling Not currently accepting applications for adopting parents.
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A Interstate costs included in placement fees
Supervision of Placement $150/visit  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Criminal Clearance Report $120-$150 No waiting period to begin services. Service available only to families that have received a waiver of the home study and supervision in accordance with IC 31-19-8.

AGENCY NAME: Children's Bureau, Inc.
ADDRESS: 3226 N. Meridian St., Suite 1000, Indianapolis, IN 46208 (adoption and foster care)
PHONE: 1(855)677-KIDS, or 1(855) 677-5437 
FAX 317-986-6648             
E-MAIL ADDRESSES:
Private Adoption: adoption@childrensbureau.org
Adoption Recruitment/Child Summary referrals: iap@childrensbureau.org
Foster Care/Adoption from Foster Care: fostercare@childrensbureau.org
Post Adoption Services: adoption@childrensbureau.org
Website: https://www.childrensbureau.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVED:
Private Adoption: All of Indiana
Adoption Recruitment/Child Summaries: All of Indiana
Foster Care/Adoption out of Foster Care: Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Madison, Johnson, Boon &
Shelby counties
Post Adoption Services: DCS Regions 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, & 14

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $850 + travel N/A
Independent $2,000 + travel (Private) N/A
Non-Special Needs $2,000 + travel (Private) N/A
Special Needs $2,000 + travel (Private) N/A
Foreign $2,000 + travel N/A
Foster Parent No fee Families have to do training before the home study, training is held every other month.
Infant (non-special needs) $2,000 + travel (Private) N/A
Interstate $2,000 + travel (Private)
(non-DCS cases only)
N/A
Updates $350 + travel per update/report N/A
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
For Private Adoptions only:  
Special Needs $350 + travel per report  
Non-Special Needs $350 + travel per report  
Infant $350 + travel per report  
Siblings $350 + travel per report/child  
Foreign $350 + travel per report  
Interstate $350 + travel per report  
Supervision of Placement N/A, see above  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Trauma and Attachment
trainings for professionals
are available
varies Contact
bclawson@childrensbureau.org

AGENCY NAME: Courageous Hearts Adoptions, Inc.
ADDRESS: 435 E Main St, Suite 145, Greenwood, IN 46143
PHONE: 888-409-0377
FAX: 317-743-8769            
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@chadoptions.org
WEBSITE: www.chadoptions.org
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVED: Primarily Indiana. Other states on case-by-case basis.

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $1,000 No wait. 4-6 weeks to complete.
Independent $1,500 No wait. 4-6 weeks to complete. (+$300 for expedited)
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs   
Foreign   
Foster Parent   .
Infant (non-special needs) $1,500 No wait. 4-6 weeks to complete. (+$300 for expedited)
Interstate   
Updates $300  
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
For Private Adoptions only:  
Special Needs Varies Depends on situation.
Non-Special Needs $12,500  
Infant $12,500  
Siblings $12,500  
Foreign   
Interstate Varies Depends on state and situation.
Supervision of Placement $350  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Adoption Counseling $100/hr  
Background check when home study is waived by court $200  


AGENCY NAME: FosterHope of Meridian Health Services
ADDRESS: 2300 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374
PHONE: 765-969-6488; 765-960-0214
FAX: 765-966-5750 
E-MAIL ADDRESS: Mary.Grey@meridianhs.org
WEBSITE: www.meridianhs.org/Social/FosterHopeProgram
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: East Central Indiana

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $800-$950 based on distance 60-90 day completion
Independent $1,400-$1,550 based on distance Start within 60 days
Non-Special Needs $1,400-$1,550 based on distance Start within 60 days
Special Needs n/a  
Foreign n/a  
Foster Parent No charge for FosterHope foster parents Generally begins within 2-4 months
Infant (non-special needs) $1,400-$1,550 based on distance Start within 60 days
Interstate $1,400-$1,550 based on distance Start within 60 days
Update $800-$950 based on distance Start within 60 days
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

Through DCS  
Non-Special Needs n/a  
Infant n/a  
Siblings n/a  
Independent n/a  
Foreign n/a  
Interstate n/a  
Supervision of Placement $300-$450 based on distance 3 home visits, additional extra
OTHER SERVICES   
Background checks only $175 When home study is waived

AGENCY NAME: Gifts of Grace Adoption Support Center
ADDRESS: 100 Executive Drive, Suite K, Lafayette, IN 47905
PHONE: 765-807-5117
FAX:  765-250-9113           
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@ggadopt.com
WEBSITE: https://www.giftsofgraceadoption.com/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Indiana

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $1,000  No wait. 4-6 week process.
Independent $1,600  No wait. 4-6 week process.
Non-Special Needs $1,600  No wait. 4-6 week process.
Special Needs Varies  No wait. 4-6 week process.
Foreign NA  
Foster Parent NA  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,600 No wait. 4-6 week process.
Interstate $1,600 No wait. 4-6 week process.
Updates $60/hr No wait. 4-6 week process.
   
Service - Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
Special Needs Varies  
Non-Special Needs  $4,500-$20,000 Varies per situation
Infant  $4,500-$20,000 Varies per situation
Siblings  $4,500-$20,000 Varies per situation
Foreign  N/A  
Interstate  $4,500-$20,000  
Supervision of Placement  $250  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Attorney Referral Background Checks $250  
Adoption Preparation and Support $60/hr Please contact (765) 807-5117
or info@ggadopt.com

AGENCY NAME: Greater Love Adoption Decision, Inc.
ADDRESS: PO Box 9105, 5000 First Avenue, Evansville IN 47724
PHONE: 812-424-4523 FAX: 812-424-3180               
E-MAIL ADDRESS: glad@sigecom.net
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Indiana

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $1,300 4-6 weeks
Independent $1,300 4-6 weeks
Non-Special Needs $1,300 4-6 weeks
Special Needs $1,300 4-6 weeks
Foreign $1,300 4-6 weeks
Foster Parent Free For GLAD foster parents only
Infant (non-special needs) $1,300 4-6 weeks
Interstate $1,300 4-6 weeks
Update $550 2-4 weeks
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

$5,500 1-3 years
Non-Special Needs   
Infant $7,500 1-3 years
Siblings N/A  
Independent   Fees are charged by services rendered
Foreign   
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement $200 Charged per visit

AGENCY NAME: Hand in Hand International Adoptions
ADDRESS: 210A N. Orange St., Albion IN 46701
PHONE: 260-636-3566              
E-MAIL ADDRESS: Indiana@hihiadopt.org
WEBSITE: http://hihiadopt.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative   
Independent   
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs   
Foreign $3,100 2 months
Foster Parent   
Infant (non-special needs)   
Interstate   
Update   
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

  
Non-Special Needs   
Infant   
Siblings   
Independent   
Foreign $8,000-$10,000 Depends on country
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement Included in above Countries are:
Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Haiti, Philippines
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Pre-adoption education included in above  
Dossier preparation included in above  

AGENCY NAME: KidsFirst Adoption Services, LLC
ADDRESS: 9135 N Meridian St, Suite B4, Indianapolis, IN 46260 (main office)
PO Box 475, Roanoke, IN 46783 (local mailing address)
PHONE: 260-388-2902              
E-MAIL ADDRESS: tgearhart@kidsfirstadoption.com
WEBSITE: www.kidsfirstadoption.com
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Allen and surrounding counties

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY   
Step-Parent/Relative $    900 plus mileage Approximately 4 weeks from start to completion
Independent $1,800 plus mileage Approximately 8-10 weeks from start to completion
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Special Needs $1,800 plus mileage  
Foreign $2,000 plus mileage  
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,800 plus mileage  
Interstate Up to $3,000 Varies on services needed
Update $700 before adoption or $1,200 after adoption within 2 years  
CHILD PLACEMENT FEE CHARGED INFORMATION

Special Needs

N/A  
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Infant Approximately $30,000-$35,000 in total  
Siblings N/A  
Independent

N/A

 
Foreign   
Interstate Up to $3,000 Varies on services needed
Supervision of Placement $350 per visit  
Background clearances $300 for individual or $450 for a couple All done via mail or email
Mileage $.50 per mile, $100 for 2-hour drive, $300 for 3-hour drive  

AGENCY NAME: KidsPeace Foster Care & Family Services

ADDRESS: 309 S. Walnut, Muncie IN 47305
PHONE: 888-781-8921 FAX: 765-741-0764
E-MAIL ADDRESS: FCFS.muncie@kidspeace.org

ADDRESS: 3500 DePauw Blvd., Suite 2071, Indianapolis IN 46268
PHONE: 877-205-4666 FAX: 317-334-1712
E-MAIL ADDRESS: FCFS.indianapolis@kidspeace.org

ADDRESS: 1927 E. St. Rd. 44, Connersville IN 47331
PHONE: 877-531-2191 FAX: 765-827-8589
E-MAIL ADDRESS: FCFS.connersville@kidspeace.org

ADDRESS: Commerce Center, 401 E. Colfax, Suite 303, South Bend IN 46617
PHONE: 800-433-2363 FAX: 574-237-1048
E-MAIL ADDRESS: FCFS.southbend@kidspeace.org

ADDRESS: 1441 E. 84th Place, Merrillville IN 46410
PHONE: 888-463-15431 FAX: 219-736-1640
E-MAIL ADDRESS: FCFS.merrillville@kidspeace.org

GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Indiana (Foster Care in 9 other states - primarily East Coast)

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT $1,500 Approximately 1 month after all visits are completed and documentation is received.
Step-Parent/Relative Yes
Independent Yes
Non-Special Needs Yes
Special Needs Yes
Foreign No
Foster Parent Yes
Infant (non-special needs) Yes
Interstate Yes
Update Yes
CHILD PLACEMENT (Foster-to-adopt)
Medically Fragile $105 Emergency placements accepted as well as pre-planned
Therapeutic $89

Special Needs

$79
Non-Special Needs $47
Infant Depends on level of care
Siblings Yes  
Independent Yes  
Foreign No  
Interstate Yes  
Supervision of Placement Yes Weekly, bi-weekly or monthly; depends upon level of care

AGENCY NAME: Lampion Center
ADDRESS: 655 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville IN 47714
PHONE: 812-471-1776
FAX: 812-469-2000
E-MAIL ADDRESS: emorrison@lampioncenter.com
Website: http://www.lampioncenter.com/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Vanderburgh, Posey, Warrick and other counties on case by case basis

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative $1,000 for full home study; $150 for waived
home study/background checks only
varies
Independent $1,500  
Non-Special Needs $1,500  
Special Needs N/A  
Foreign $2,000 (*Lampion is not accredited for international adoptions)  
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,500  
Interstate N/A  
Updates $250 if within 2 years of original study, and only if Lampion Center
completed original home study
 
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
Special Needs N/A  
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Infant N/A  
Siblings N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement $500 for 2 supervision visits;
$150 per visit thereafter
Only for those clients that were placed
under Lampion's home study

AGENCY NAME: Lutheran Social Services of Indiana
ADDRESS: 333 East Lewis Street, Fort Wayne IN 46802
PHONE: 260-426-3347
FAX: 260-424-2248               
E-MAIL ADDRESS: lhoffman@issin.org
WEBSITE: http://lssin.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Northeast

Service - Home Study Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative   
Independent   
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs   
Foreign   
Foster Parent   
Infant (non-special needs)   
Interstate   
Update   
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation

Special Needs

  
Non-Special Needs   
Infant   
Siblings   
Independent   
Foreign   
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement   
   
Other ServicesFees Information
Adoption related therapy,
attachment therapy,
EMDR therapy
$120/hr, we accept DCS referral,
Indiana Medicaid, and most
private Insurance
Contact lhoffman@lssin.org or
jmitchell@lssin.org for more
information

AGENCY NAME: Miriam Project Adoption Services
ADDRESS: 1400 Broadway, Anderson IN 46012
PHONE: 765-640-1580
FAX: 765-642-9466              
E-MAIL ADDRESS: blemay@miriamproject.org
Website: http://www.miriamproject.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Central Indiana/Indiana

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative $600-$1,100 Based on distance 2 weeks to start - 7-8 weeks to complete
Independent $1,550 +$200 Application Fee 2 weeks to start - 7-8 weeks to complete
Non-Special Needs $1,550 +$200 Application Fee 2 weeks to start - 7-8 weeks to complete
Special Needs $1,550 +$200 Application Fee 2 weeks to start - 7-8 weeks to complete
Foreign NA NA
Foster Parent NA NA
Infant (non-special needs) $1,550 +$200 Application Fee 2 weeks to start - 7-8 weeks to complete
Interstate $1,550 +$200 Application Fee 2 weeks to start - 7-8 weeks to complete
Update $500 2-4 weeks to complete
CHILD PLACEMENT   
Special Needs $6,000-$10,000 sliding fee based on income
Non-Special Needs $6,000-$10,000 sliding fee based on income
Infant $6,000-$10,000 sliding fee based on income
Siblings $9,000 - $15,000 sliding fee based on income
Foreign NA NA
Interstate $3,150-$10,000 Depending on services needed
Supervision of Placement No charge if placement
is through us.
If contracted to do only post placement reports only,
fee is $300 per report
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Background Check Only Report $150  

AGENCY NAME: MLJ Adoptions International Inc.
ADDRESS: 6323 S. East Street Indianapolis, IN 46227
PHONE: 317-875-0058 FAX: 317-602-6301              
E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@mljadoptions.com
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $1,550-domestic After we receive your documents-4-6 weeks
Independent n/a  
Non-Special Needs $1,550-domestic After we receive your documents-4-6 weeks
Special Needs $1,550-domestic After we receive your documents-4-6 weeks
Foreign (International)
We are Hague Accredited.
$2,100 without education
& $2,500 with education
After we receive your documents-4-6 weeks
Foster Parent $1,550-domestic After we receive your documents-4-6 weeks
Infant (non-special needs) $1,550-domestic After we receive your documents-4-6 weeks
Interstate n/a  
Update $600  
CHILD PLACEMENT   We only do international placements. Please see website for fees. http://www.mljadoptions.com/

Special Needs

  
Non-Special Needs   
Infant   
Siblings   
Independent   
Foreign   
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement $400-1 child
$50-each additional child
Per post adoption report
Per 1 post adoption report

AGENCY NAME: The Phoenix Institute, Inc.
ADDRESS: 2314 Lake Avenue, Suite D;  Ft. Wayne IN 46807
PHONE: 260-739-7904
FAX: 260-739-7906         
E-MAIL ADDRESS: brittney.collins@phoenixfostercare.com
Website: https://www.phoenixfostercare.com/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Allen Co

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative Adoptions Approx. $1,400 8-12 weeks
Independent Approx. $1,400 8-12 weeks
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs   
Foreign DO NOT DO  
Foster Parent No charge if licensed through us 6-10 weeks
Infant (non-special needs)   
Interstate   
Updates Approx. $450 6-8 weeks
   
Service-Child PlacementFee ChargedInformation
Special Needs DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Non-Special Needs DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Infant DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Siblings DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Independent DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Foreign DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Interstate DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
Supervision of Placement DO NOT PLACE CHILDREN  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Background Checks Approx. $150 3-4 weeks

AGENCY NAME: Protect Our Children, Inc.
ADDRESS: PO Box 55449, Indianapolis IN 46205
PHONE: 317-927-7259
FAX: 317-927-8910               
E-MAIL ADDRESS: protectourchildren@pocinc.org
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative $800-1,200 No wait period
Independent $800-1,600 No wait period
Non-Special Needs $800-1,600 No wait period
Special Needs $800-1,600 No wait period
Foreign   
Foster Parent Contract with state No wait period
Infant (non-special needs) $800-1,600 No wait period
Interstate $800-1,600 No wait period
Updates $400-1,000 No wait period
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

N/A  
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Infant N/A  
Siblings N/A  
Independent N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement $300-700 per visit  

AGENCY NAME: Quality Counseling Foster Care & Psychological Services, LLC
ADDRESS: 315 E. Washington Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
PHONE: 260-619-3685 FAX: 260-619-3687               
E-MAIL ADDRESS: tamdoukalt@hotmail.com
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: region 4. Indiana

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative N/A  
Independent $1,600  
Non-Special Needs $1,600  
Special Needs N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Foster Parent N/A  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,600 domestic  
Interstate N/A  
Update $650  
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

N/A  
Non-Special Needs   
Infant   
Siblings N/A  
Independent N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement N/A  

AGENCY NAME: ResCare Youth Services 
ADDRESS: 8440 Allison Pointe Blvd., Suite 380, Indianapolis, IN 46250
PHONE: 317-615-0827  FAX: 317-757-5643    
E-MAIL ADDRESS: Steffie.McRoberts@rescare.com
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Application Fee $250  
Background Check Fee $60 Applicant will be required to pay for their own fingerprint checks
Step-Parent/Relative $750 30 to 60 days
Independent $1,000  
Non-Special Needs $1,000  
Special Needs $1,000  
Foreign N/A  
Foster Parent No charge No charge for ResCare foster parents
Infant (non-special needs) $1,000  
Interstate $500  
Update $750  
CHILD PLACEMENT   
Special Needs N/A  
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Infant N/A  
Siblings N/A  
Independent N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
   

AGENCY NAME: SAFY - Specialized Alternative for Families & Youth
ADDRESS: 7209 Engle Road, Suite 200, Fort Wayne, IN, 46804
PHONE: (260) 484-4600
FAX: (260) 484-4002
E-MAIL ADDRESS: rayd@safy.org
Website: www.safy.org
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Region 3 and 4. If travel is over 100 miles round trip from the Fort Wayne office an additional $100 for travel expenses will be added to each service.

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative $850 Call to inquire
Independent $1,800 Call to inquire
Non-Special Needs $1,800 Call to inquire
Special Needs $1,800 Call to inquire
Foreign N/A  
Foster Parent Non-SAFY foster parents $1,800 Call to inquire
Infant (non-special needs) $1,800 Call to inquire
Interstate N/A  
Updates $650 Call to inquire
Background checks and report $450 Call to inquire
CHILD PLACEMENT   
Special Needs N/A  
Non-Special Needs N/A  
Infant N/A  
Siblings N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement $200  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Non-refundable application fee $100 Fee must be paid before services are started

AGENCY NAME: St. Elizabeth Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services
ADDRESS: 2500 Churchman Ave, Indianapolis IN 46203
PHONE: 317-787-3412              
E-MAIL ADDRESS: rhummel@SECindy.org
WEBSITE: http://www.givingbirthtohope.org/
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Statewide

Service-Home Study Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative Adoptions $1,050 No wait
Independent $2,000  
Non-Special Needs   
Special Needs $2,000  
Foreign $2,000 No wait
Foster Parent   
Infant (non-special needs) $2,000  
Interstate   
Updates $850  
   
Service-Child Placement Fee ChargedInformation

Special Needs

$8,000  
Non-Special Needs   
Infant $15,000 -$18,000  
Siblings   
Foreign Varies by Country  
Interstate   
Supervision of Placement $300  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Adoption Search $50-$325  
Background Checks Only $150  

AGENCY NAME: St. Elizabeth Adoption Bridges of Kentuckiana Program
ADDRESS: 601 E. Market Street, New Albany IN 47150
PHONE: 812-949-7305 FAX: 812-941-7008    
E-MAIL ADDRESS: jbarkley@adoptionbridges.org
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Southern Indiana/Louisville

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT   
Step-Parent/Relative $1,600  
Independent $1,600  
Non-Special Needs $1,600  
Special Needs $1,600  
Foreign $1,800  
Foster Parent   
Infant (non-special needs) $1,600  
Interstate $1,600  
Update $750  
CHILD PLACEMENT   

Special Needs

N/A  
Non-Special Needs Varies  
Infant Varies  
Siblings Varies  
Independent Varies  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate Varies  
Supervision of Placement $300  

AGENCY NAME: Tapestry Family Services
ADDRESS: 140 E. 22nd, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46202
PHONE: 317 529-7322  
E-MAIL ADDRESS: vicki@tapestry-adoption.com
WEBSITE: http://www.tapestry-adoption.com/

Service Home Study Fee Charged Approximate Waiting Period
Step-Parent/Relative Adoptions   
Independent $1,250  2-3 weeks
Non-Special Needs $1,250  2-3 weeks
Special Needs $1,250  2-3 weeks
Foreign N/A  2-3 weeks
Foster Parent $1,250  2-3 weeks
Infant (non-special needs) $1,250   2-3 weeks
Interstate $1,250  3-6 weeks
Updates $400  2-3 weeks
   
Service-Child Placement Fee ChargedInformation
Special Needs Sliding Scale $4,000-$10,000
Non-Special Needs Siblings Sliding Scale $4,000-$10,000
Infant Sliding Scale $4,000-$10,000
Siblings Sliding Scale $4,000-$10,000
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement varies  
   
Other ServicesFeesInformation
Home Studies $1,250  
Adoptive Counseling $80 per hour and sliding scale  
   

AGENCY NAME: The Villages of Indiana, Inc.
ADDRESS: 2405 N. Smith Pike, Bloomington, IN 47404
PHONE: 812-332-1245 FAX: 812-333-4714    
E-MAIL ADDRESS: djasper@villages.org
GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED: Indiana: Statewide

Service Fee Charged Approximate
Waiting Period
HOME STUDY ASSESSMENT    All fees include a $385 non-refundable application fee.  
Step-Parent/Relative $1,200.00 + Mileage in excess of 50 miles  30-90 days
Independent $1,900.00  30-90 days
Non-Special Needs $1,900.00  30-90 days
Special Needs $1,900.00  30-90 days
Foster Parent  n/a  
Infant (non-special needs) $1,900.00  30-90 days
Interstate $1,900.00 + $95.00 per hour for ICPC  30-90 days
Updates/Addendums $765.00 for up to 4 hours, plus $95.00 per additional hour  
Background Clearances Only $143.00 per adoptive parent. Additional costs for household members and out of state clearances. Varies
CHILD PLACEMENT Services  All fees include a $385 non-refundable application fee.  

Special Needs Siblings

$5,000
An additional $1,000 per child will be added to the application placement fee in the event of multiple placements.
 Varies
Non-Special Needs Siblings $15,000+ Birth  Parent Expenses up to $3,000. An additional $1,000 per child will be added to the application placement fee in the event of multiple placements.  Varies
Independent N/A  
Foreign N/A  
Interstate N/A  
Supervision of Placement $385.00 per visit/per report  
  *All Adoptive Families are responsible for legal fees

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