Your Adoption Journey starts with a Great Home Study!
Adoption Home Study and Post Placement Services
Children's Connections is one of the largest providers of adoption home study and post placement services in Texas. In other words, we have Adoption Specialists spread out across Texas ready to serve you in your home.
If you are adopting through an agency other than Children's Connections Inc. (CCI), we can still conduct your domestic or international adoption home study and post placement services. Most importantly, we will work closely with your agency to meet their requirements.
Texas home study and post placement reports are completed promptly. Therefore, your report will be completed approximately 30 days from when your paperwork is turned in. In addition, a home study must be updated every 12 months, or after a major life change in the adoptive family.
Adoption Home Study and Post Placement Services For:
Our Adoption Home Study and Post Placement Services Include:
The Adoption Home Study: Preparing and Surviving
Starting on your adoption home study may seem overwhelming! It’s common to think that your home and your lives must be “picture perfect” in order to “pass” a home study. The purpose of the home study is to document your background and home life. Rather than seeking to “inspect” you and your home, your adoption social worker is there to help you think through the process of adding a child to your household. He or she will want to help you be successful throughout your home study and adoption!
When you first start thinking about adoption most people face a mixture of emotions–excitement, confusion, and fear. And one of the most fearful parts of adoption is the adoption home study. Please follow the link below to visit Creating a Family's website and helpful information on the home study process. click here
Frequently Asked Questions:
Great question, reports are completed approximately 30 days from when the family’s paperwork is turned in. Unless of course, CCI is waiting on out of state, or out of country background checks, or there are other circumstances beyond our control. If needed, a family may pay an expediting fee if they wish to have the study completed in less than 30 days.
Misdemeanors committed in the past for which there is a believable explanation, or where rehabilitation can be shown, do not keep parents from adopting a child. More serious and more recent criminal charges are issues that need to be discussed in more detail with a CCI Adoption Coordinator. These are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
You do not need to clean your house from top to bottom! A certain level of cleanliness is expected, but “lived in” family clutter showing you have an ordinary household is expected. The bottom line, we are there to make sure you have a safe place to raise a child.
Home Verifications for Surrogacy or Child Custody Cases
We can help eliminate your worst Texas surrogacy nightmare!
Are you concerned your surrogate may not live in a smoke, drug and violence free home? In turn, our home visits and background checks help assess the safety of a surrogate’s home environment during her pregnancy. Above all, we want to help give you some peace of mind!
Home Safety Verification Include:
Home Safety Verification reports are used to:
Please contact us to learn more information. We would love to discuss each program in more detail with you and your family.
Family Building Programs We Offer
Children’s Connections is a licensed child-placing agency in Texas. We work with birth parents, genetic embryo donors and adoptive parents. We conduct infant and older child adoptions, along with embryo transfers that best meet the needs of all individuals involved.