To schedule an in-person or phone consultation, please complete the following steps:

  • Download and complete the appropriate forms (see below)
  • Return the forms via email to consult@pactadopt.org or via fax to (510) 243-9970 (if you prefer to send your forms by mail, visit Contact Pact for our mailing address)
  • Submit the required fee online (below), or if you prefer to pay by check, submit by mail

Once your forms and fee payment have been received, Pact staff will contact you to schedule an appointment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at consult@pactadopt.org or (510) 243-9460. If you reside in the state of NY please email consult@pactadopt.org for more information about how Pact can support your adoption journey.


Pre-Placement Consultation:

Required two-hour consultations, either face-to-face or by phone, with all prospective parents who wish to apply to adopt with Pact. Those preparing to adopt transracially must first complete BCAC consultation (see below).
Pre-Placement Consultation:
The consultation fee is $400 for a 1.5 to 2 hour session
$400.00

Transracial/Transnational Consultation (Building Community Across Cultures):

BCAC - Building Community Across Cultures

Required consultation for pre-adoptive parents considering transracial adoption through Pact.

BCAC/Pre-Placement:
Includes 3 hours of consultations as well as check-in time with Pact staff regarding exercises and homework.
$500.00

Already Doing It - How Can We Do Better?

For those who want to explore and improve their parenting strategies as transracial/transnational/ transcultural parents but are not currently looking to adopt again.
BCAC/Post-Placement: Already Doing It - How Can We Do Better?
For those who want to explore and improve their parenting strategies as transracial/transnational/ transcultural parents but are not currently looking to adopt again.
$500.00

Adoptive Parents Consultation:

Adoption is a lifelong journey, with new challenges at every developmental stage. Pact staff are available for one-on-one consultations, to help you navigate crises and opportunities as they arise, and connect you to the resources you need.
Parenting Consultations:
Fees: Individual consultations: $120/hour, Flat rate package: $500 for 5 hours to be used at your own pace (Individual consultation available to Pact Members only)
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