We specialize in adoption home studies for families in Utah. We provide professional and compassionate casework throughout your adoption story.

A home study is a document required by the state before you can adopt. Throughout the home study process we will help you gather all the references, documents, and information needed, and guide you through the interview process.

Home studies for adoptive families in Utah must be updated each year. A caseworker will meet with you in your home for a one-hour interview and to conduct a safety inspection. Several documents, including background checks, also need to be renewed each year before your home study update can be written and released to your attorney or child-placing agency.

Before you begin your adoption story, it may be a good idea to learn more about the home study process, domestic adoptions, international adoptions, or adoption eligibility.

Utah Home Study Pricing

Domestic Adoption Home Study

Domestic home studies can be used in an independent adoption or by your child-placing agency. Each $700

International Adoption Home Study

International home studies must be used by a licensed international adoption agency. Hague $950-$1250
Non-
Hague
$950

Annual Home Study Updates

Your home study must be updated annually until a placement has occurred. We can also update expired home studies that are less than 3 years old.
**Updates to home studies completed initially through UAS will receive a $100 discount.
Each $350

Casework Services

You deserve continued contact, support, and professional hand holding, even after your home study has been written. Always FREE

Utah Adoption Specialists can also attend and moderate face-to-face visits between current UAS clients and birth parents, and can appear in court at your attorney’s request if we have provided your post-placement supervision

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Utah County Home Study

Two of our caseworkers live in Utah county, making it convenient for us to conduct Utah County home studies in cities including Provo, Orem, Payson, Spanish Fork, Springville, Salem, Elk Ridge, Santaquin, Lindon, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, and Alpine.

Salt Lake County Home Studies

We are more than happy to visit any city in Salt Lake County like Salt Lake City, Herriman, Riverton, West Jordan, South Jordan, Taylorsville, Murray, Holladay, Midvale, Cottonwood Heights, Millcreek, Draper, or Sandy to conduct your home study.

Washington County Home Studies

UAS has contractors in Washington County and they will be covering home studies and counseling in the southern end of the state, providing compassionate care to cities like St. George.

Other Counties

We serve all counties in the state of Utah including Cache County, Carbon County, Davis County, Summit County, Tooele County, Uintah County, and Weber County.

We are happy to travel anywhere throughout the state of Utah. A travel fee will apply if you live outside of Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, Weber, or Washington Counties.