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Packet A

The packet and checklist below include the instructions and forms needed for your application to Wide Horizons For Children (WHFC). Please submit these materials together.

Once we review your application, you will be assigned a social worker and begin the home study process. At that time we will ask you to gather the documents needed for your home study (WHFC Application Packet B).

We look forward to working with you, and are here to help you every step of the way! If you have questions about the application process, please contact our Applications Coordinator at 781-894-5330.

You may find it easier to print this checklist and use it as you complete the necessary paperwork.

Complete, Sign, & Date


APPLICATION
Last updated: 8/15/2012 (104k - 1pp)

HOME STUDY PROFILE
Last updated: 8/13/2008 (95k - 7pp)

RELEASE OF PREVIOUS HOME STUDY INFORMATION
Applicable only if you have a home study already completed by an agency other than WHFC
Last updated: 9/12/2007 (45k - 1pp)

CENTRAL REGISTRY CLEARANCE RELEASE - HAGUE ONLY
Last updated: 10/3/2008 (78k - 3pp)
Review, Sign, & Date

POLICY GUIDELINES FOR ADOPTION
Last updated: 4/10/2012 (58k - 4pp)

DUTY TO DISCLOSE
Last updated: 3/30/2009 (32k - 1pp)

ADOPTION SERVICES AGREEMENT
Last updated: 8/15/2012 (59k - 2pp)

MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITIES AGREEMENT
Last updated: 8/15/2012 (59k - 3pp)

FEE AGREEMENT
Last updated: 8/15/2012 (54k - 2pp)

PROBLEM RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
Last updated: 7/13/2012 (44k - 1pp)
Review Only

SAMPLE PLACEMENT AGREEMENT
Last updated: 3/26/2012 (150k - 4pp)

Include a copy of your most recent IRS 1040 form and a check for $2,250 (Agency Fee - Part I) payable to Wide Horizons For Children, and mail ALL of Packet A to:

Full Service Applications Coordinator
Wide Horizons For Children
38 Edge Hill Road
Waltham, MA 02451

Thank you for choosing WHFC, your partner in the adoption journey!