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Study Services for Minnesota Families
Summit Adoption Home Studies provides
licensed home study services for residents of Minnesota for domestic, designated and
embryo donation programs. Home studies are required for
a family to adopt a child anywhere in the U.S. Home Studies can start quickly
after your decision to work with Summit Adoption Home Studies.
visit/report to Court
visits after first one or extra home visits are $350 each
ADOPTION HOME STUDY
Minnesota Department of
Human Service has a designated Format for Adoptive Home Studies.
Minnesota "Adam Walsh" background checks require fees and
fingerprints on cards to be provided to Summit Adoption Home Studies at
the start of the home study process. These background checks
the FBI and child maltreatment records. Certain states may have
more requirements which will be added to the home study for domestic
adoptions when your child is born in a different state.
AND FINALIZING THE STUDY
The home study interviews are
normally a positive experience for our families as the goal is to help
support you as prospective adoptive parents.
home study interview process for an adoption home study typically consists of
2 visits, each about 3-4 hours long. Minnesota requires that one of them be in
your home. More visits may be required because of requirements from a country or
state. You will complete the adoptive parent educational
requirements that are appropriate to your adoption plan during this
period. The required background checks will also be in
- At the completion of these
visits, the family receives the draft of the home study which is 15 to
18 pages long to review. Your child referral agency will also
review the draft to be sure it is customized for a particular state's needs.
- When approved, notarized
copies of the completed home study are provided to the family for
After you are home with your child, you
will provide a copy of your child's documents to Summit Adoption Home
so post-placement services can begin to
complete your adoption process!
DOMESTIC, DESIGNATED ADOPTIONS OR EMBRYO
Adoption Home Studies provides the study to you or if needed, for your
attorney and/or child referral
ICPC for children born outside of
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St. Paul, MN 55105
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