Home Study


Home Study is now available in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, & Washington!

Why PairTree Home Study?

We work with licensed home study providers in your State to give you a modern home study process + include all the other services you need: unlimited certificate-level education courses, personality-based online profiles, multi-perspective support, legal referrals, unlimited support and more!

Cheryl, our Home Study Provider Supervisor, shares her home study advice for adopting families.

Meet Cheryl.

PairTree Home Study Provider

Jess talks about the Birth Mom perspective.

Meet Jess.

Two-time Birth Mom

Erin shares advice for adopting families just starting their home study process.

Meet Erin.

PairTree Founder

Hear from Vanessa as she describes her feelings about what Birth Mothers go through.

Meet Vanessa.

Adoptive Parent


(More than a) Home Study

Learn about our process and meet the amazing provider in your state.

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View our FAQ on Home Study in the Knowledge Base

PairTree Home Study FAQ

So much more than a home study

If you’re ready to start a private adoption home study and want unlimited education, online profiles on the most comprehensive connection platform in the US, unlimited support from our team, beautifully designed profile books, connections to the most experienced adoption attorneys in the US …you're in the right place.

Modern Safety & Security

Modern, HIPAA-compliant process ensures efficiency and security. We'll guide you through the private adoption home study process online, increasing happiness while reducing time, logistics and fees.

Licensed (and lovely) providers in your State

We work hand-in-hand with licensed home study providers in your State to give you a modern home study process -- which shifts focus away from hoop-jumping logistics to educating and preparing you for adoption.

Unlimited education.

Education is key to adoption. We've partnered with Creating a Family, the national adoption and foster care education and support nonprofit, to provide unlimited certificate-education courses to our families.

PairTree Connect

With an approved home study, you will enjoy at least six months of PairTree Connect for free.

Get home study approved and start connecting with expectant moms in as little as four weeks!

Unlimited Support

We're with you along this journey, and available to answer your questions as they come up.

Have questions?

We love talking about adoption. Please reach out to us via email: homestudy@pairtreefamily.com

Schedule a free 30-minute chat on zoom.

What is the home study process?

A home study is a big first step, and we’ll help you navigate every step of the way.

Meet your State’s Professional

Step 1

Get to Know Your Professional


Step 2

Complete Your Application


Step 3

Access Your Personal Family Folder


Step 4

Host a Home Visit


Step 5

Start Connecting!

Never having to answer 'What do I still need to get you?' is worth it alone!


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There's a lot of value packed into PairTree Services.

How much do PairTree services cost?

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We would recommend PairTree Home Study to any adopting family! The process is incredibly streamlined compared to other avenues. Having all the forms in one place has made this process less stressful, more efficient and ultimately quicker....and we felt supported and empowered by all their team members.

Jean & Chris

Adopting Family

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