ADOPTION ASSISTANCE

You can receive a non-taxable reimbursement of up to $10,000 for eligible adoption expenses.

How Adoption Assistance Works

Here’s an overview of the Adoption Assistance Program. The details can be found here.

Who is eligible?

You, if you are a regular full-time employee working 30 or more hours per week

Who can I adopt?

  • A child under age 18 (who is not your stepchild)
  • A person who is physically or mentally unable to care for his or herself

How much can I receive?

  • Up to $10,000 per adoption, tax free
  • Up to two adoptions

What expenses are eligible for reimbursement?

  • Application fees
  • Home suitability studies
  • Agency and placement fees
  • Legal fees and court costs
  • Immigration, immunization and translation fees
  • Transportation, meals and lodging
  • Parent, child and family adoption counseling

Must I be employed by Hess to be reimbursed?

  • Yes. In order for expenses to be eligible for reimbursement, they must be incurred while you are employed by Hess
  • If you leave Hess, any eligible expenses incurred but not reimbursed prior to your last day at work are not eligible for reimbursement

Where can I get a reimbursement form?

Click here for the reimbursement form. If you have any questions, call myHR at 1-713-496-7600.

This website provides highlights of the Hess Corporation benefits plans and programs for 2020. If there is any discrepancy between the information provided on this website and the official plan documents, the official plan documents will govern. Hess reserves the right to amend or terminate the plans at its discretion at any time.