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Adoption Plan

The Adoption Plan provides assistance to all employees who are building families by providing eligible employees with adoption benefits.  These benefits are comprised of financial assistance, adoption leave of absence and resource and referral services. 

All regular full-time employees are eligible for adoption benefits effective with their participation in the Flexible Benefits Plan.  If both you and your spouse are employed by The Ave Maria Foundation, Domino’s Farms Corporation or an AM-supported employer, however, only one of you can utilize this benefit.

Children covered for purposes of this Plan must be under 18 years old and may not be a stepchild.

Eligible adoption related expenses will be reimbursed by your Employer up to a maximum of $3,000.00 per child.

In addition, the Plan will reimburse expenses up to a maximum of $500.00 in an unsuccessful adoption attempt.  You must show documentation of these charges, and are limited to one such reimbursement per calendar year.

Additional information about the Adoption Expense Reimbursement Plan, click here.