Adoption Assistance

What you need to know

You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

The Adoption Assistance program provides financial assistance to help you when you are growing your family, so you can put your family first and worry less about finances. Eligible adoption expenses include:

  • Adoption agency fees
  • Attorney fees and other legal costs, including court fees
  • Travel expenses incurred in conjunction with the adoption

To be eligible for the Adoption Assistance program, an eligible child must be:

  • Under age 18. If the child turned 18 during the year, the child is an eligible child for the part the year they were under age 18.
  • A disabled individual physically or mentally unable to take care of themselves.

Adoptions of relatives do not qualify for reimbursement under this program.

Find out more! Visit the Resource Center portal, select the "Benefits and Financial Wellness" page, and click on "Adoption Assistance Program Overview." You must be on the BAE Systems network to access the Resource Center portal.

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Adoption Assistance