From the business
Journeys of the Heart Surrogacy Center is a full-service surrogacy agency based in Hillsboro, Oregon. They provide help to match intended parents with egg donors and surrogates.
Journeys of the Heart, like most other agencies, only work with gestational surrogacy. They help couples and single intended parents from any background.
Journeys of the Heart provides intended parents with professional referrals to other service providers such as attorneys experienced in surrogacy matters.
The screening process for surrogates involves a thorough application and in-home interviews when possible. Psychological screenings and medical screenings at an IVF clinic are also required. Surrogates with this agency can expect a base compensation rate from $25,000 to $30,000.
Susan Tompkins is the founder and executive director at Journeys of the Heart Surrogacy Center. She has 30 years of experience in social work with diverse populations and has appreciated her role in adoptions, considering it a win-win situation for all involved.