The Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000, better known as Hague, is an international treaty designed to protect children, birth families, and adoptive families by prohibiting child trafficking and setting up strict standards for international adoptions. In February 2008 the United States ratified Hague. By April 1, 2008, all international adoption agencies working legally within the US for the completion of Hague Convention Country adoptions had to be Hague accredited. Premier Adoption Agency received one-year temporary accreditation at that time and then continued work on the process of achieving full accreditation.
Our full accreditation means that international home study and adoptive clients of Premier Adoption Agency can be sure that all of our services are handled in the best interests of the child. Our international packet and disclosures give the adoptive parents full transparency so that they can be aware of fees and risks and any other information they will need to help them successfully complete their adoption and parent their adoptive child. Adoptive parents also take part in extensive training to help them be as prepared as possible for the adoption experience. Please contact us if you have any questions about Hague or our adoption agency requirements.