Adoption Service Program

Adoption Homestudies, Consultation, Post Placement Supervision and Support, Services to Birth Parents, Consultation with respect to Older Child Adoption, Concerns and Issues regarding ongoing Openness, and Considerations and Support in relation to Adoption Reunion.

Real life examples

Ariel, 38, and Patrick, 39, have been married for 10 years and have been trying to have a child for 6 years without success. After several unsuccessful in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures, they decided to pursue adoption, hoping to adopt a newborn or young infant. They then approached...

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Adoption consists of joy and pain, loss and gain.

Adopted kids, no matter how they come to us, have been traumatized. Uprooted from everything and everyone they knew. Brought to a different place, with a different culture, sometimes a different language, and different expectations, and placed permanently with a family that they just met. And that’s not including whatever their personal history has been up to that point, and the possible pain from that.
– Marissa Ruper, Adoptive Parent


Introductory Session (15 to 20 min) upon initial inquiry – NO FEE

This is an opportunity to learn about our services and ask questions.

Adoption Consultation: $250 + HST

Adoption Homestudy

Couple: $3500.00 + HST

Single: $3000.00 + HST

Adoption Homestudy Update: Range is approximately $1000.00 to $2000.00

NOTE:  Homestudy Updates are required as follows:

  • When your homestudy report is 2 years old
  • If there is a change of applicant circumstances (move, job, illness, marital status)
  • For a change of recommendation – e.g. change to older child, or from single child to siblings, etc
  • For a change in the type of adoption (e.g. private to international, international to domestic, private to public, or vice versa)

Birth Parent Counselling – $150 to $195/hr

Child Proposal & Presentation – $150/hr + HST

Post Placement Supervision & Report – $1500 + HST

International Post Adoption Visits & Report – $150/hr

Post Adoption Counselling – $150 to $195/hr

Adoption Reunion Counselling – $150 to $195/hr

Travel time – $50/hr

Mileage – CRA rate for 2023 is $0.68 per kilometre

Claiming Adoption Expenses:

  • Adoption Expense Tax Credit:   You can claim certain adoption expenses on your income tax when an adoption order is issued.  The maximum claim per child stands at $17,131.00.  For details on eligible expenses and how to file, visit
  • Your benefits plan may help to cover our fees as Registered Social Workers.  Check your Employee Benefit Program.

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Many employment benefit packages include services from a Registered Social Worker. Check your benefit package.

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