Home Study Services

Families United Network, Inc. is a non-profit, Hague Accredited Adoption Agency. We provide International, and Domestic home study services for families in Pennsylvania. Our experienced adoption specialists will provide families with personal and professional services at all stages of the adoption process. Our agency provides a variety of pre and post adoption services and home studies to families throughout Pennsylvania, to assist you and the agency you choose to facilitate your adoption. Families United Network has established relationships with experienced adoption professionals, agencies, and attorneys, to assist with our adoption programs. When you choose Families United Network, you can be confident that you will receive honest and professional support, education, and assistance throughout your entire adoption journey.

Home Study: The home study is the first step in any adoption journey. Families United Network, Inc. is Hague Accredited through the Council of Accreditation to complete Domestic and International Adoption Home Studies. We try to help you through this process and make it as transparent as possible. We can personalize the study to meet the needs of the placement agency (Primary Provider) you may be working with. The steps needed to complete the home study include but are not limited to:

  • Review our inquiry information
  • Return the Application, Retainer Agreement, and Deposit
  • You will then receive a complete handbook with instructions and forms needed to complete the home study
  • Our staff will contact you to schedule your first home visit
  • You will participate in a home interview along with our staff
  • Cooperate with our staff in the collection of the forms, documents, clearances, health statement, training, and references needed for a home study
  • We will work with your placement agency to ensure the home study meets their needs for the adoption, and we review interagency agreements
  • We will give you multiple copies of the your completed home study upon its completion and forward to your placement agency
  • We will continue to track the dates of expiration in your home study to ensure compliance at all times

Upon Placement of a Child-Post Adoption Services: Once your family is matched with a child, and you return home with your child, we will provide you with the post adoption or post placement services needed. Your needs will depend upon the state or country in which your child is from.

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