Pennsylvania Foster Care and Adoption

Adoption and Foster Care in Pennsylvania

People interested in adopting or fostering in Pennsylvania are considered regardless of their marital status, income, whether they own or rent a home as long as they are 21 years of age or older and:

  • Complete  “parent preparation” training (may take 24 hours or so)
  • Have  background checks- prospective foster and adoptive parents, plus all the family members older than 18 years old, will need the several different types of background checks: State criminal background check and child abuse clearances; a federal criminal history record check completed by submitting a one-time full set of fingerprints; and certification from statewide registry of child abuse in any state in which he or she has resided during the past five years.
  • Current physical that includes a tuberculosis test
  • Have references from non-family members
  • Have safety check of their home
  • Work with a social worker in the agency that they choose so that he or she can complete a “family profile” in adoption or a “home study” in foster care.

Adoption Attorneys in Pennsylvania

The Law Offices of Jay H. Ginsburg, P.C.

The Law Offices of Denise M. Bierly

Lisa Marie Vari & Associates, P.C.

ARM Lawyers

Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz

Scaringi Law

Sadek & Cooper Law Offices, LLC

Cofsky & Zeidman, LLC

Below you can find names, summaries, and contact information for agencies providing adoption and foster care services and helpful information.

A Baby Step Adoption Agency

A Baby Step Adoption Agency, Adoption Associates, LLC & Adoption Step is a licensed non-profit that finalizes up to 100 adoptions per year for all types of families and can also assist or provide legal services in adoption agency or foreign adoption, as well as stepparent, single parent, same sex, LGBT families and relative adoptions. A Baby Step Adoption Agency has recently expanded to include assisted reproductive law, including embryo adoption and surrogacy.

527 Elm Street
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (888) 505-2367

368 Thornbrook Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: (888) 505-2367

A Precious Gift Adoption Resource Center

A Precious Gift Adoption Resource Center is a PA not-for-profit licensed adoption agency in northeast Pennsylvania. A Precious Gift ARC maintains a domestic infant adoption program that concentrates on working with prospective birthparents and adopting couples in the placement of infants and in some cases toddlers or older children. The agency offers comprehensive services to prospective birthparents needing to make an adoption plan for their baby or child, married couples wanting to build their family by adoption, and the children at the center of an adoption plan.

The services for adoptive parents include:

  • The Homestudy & Adoption Education
  • Networking for a Birthfamily
  • The Wait
  • The Match
  • Birth & Placement
  • Post-Placement & Finalization
  • Post-Adoption

227 Bear Brook Acres
Madison Township, PA 18444
Phone: 570-842-4655

Absolute Love Adoptions, Inc.

Absolute Love Adoptions, Inc is a Pennsylvania licensed Home Study provider that coordinates with out of state agencies to complete required documents. The agency is currently offering services to Western Pennsylvania, including Erie, Crawford, Warren, Forest, Venango, Mercer, Lawrence, Butler, Clarion, Beaver, Armstrong, Washington, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Greene, Indiana, Fayette.

The services include Home Studies for preadoptive families, Home Study Updates for waiting families and Post Placements for families who have adopted and are in supervision.

336 Maryland Ave
Erie, PA 16505
Phone: 814-440-6897

Adelphoi Village Foster, Adoption and Permanency Services

Adelphoi is a licensed adoption agency and a premier provider of foster/adoptive services in Southwestern PA. Through its affiliation with the Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN), Adelphoi is able to register its adoptive parents through the Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange or become a resource for adoption in situations where a biological parent’s right is terminated.

Adelphoi also provides the following adoption services:

  • Family Profiles
  • Family Preparation Training for all families in the eight required SWAN components: Orientation, Who are the Children, Who are the Parents, Parenting, Child Development, Grief and Loss, Attachment, and Resources.
  • Child Profiles
  • Child Preparation
  • Post-Permanency Services
  • Placement Services
  • Finalization Services
  • Child Specific Recruitment

Adelphoi’s foster care program is a family-based resource that allows youth who have been referred by the courts to grow and develop in a family environment until they can return home or to a permanent family. Professional casework services are provided to each youth in foster care and their foster family. Foster Care services include Intensive, Specialized, and Pregnant and Parenting.

1301 Allegheny Street, Suite 111
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Phone: 814-695-5076

10526 Fairgrounds Road, Suite 3
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Phone: 814-506-8943

1011 Old Salem Road, Suite 208
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: 724-838-9074

The Carl E. Stotz Building
1965 Lycoming Creek Road, Suite 208
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-326-0532


Adopt Abroad, Inc.

Adopt Abroad, Inc. is a non-profit,  fully licensed and Hague accredited child placement and home study agency that assists in child placement through International Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Adoption Home Studies and post adoption services. Adopt Abroad has offices in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (headquarters) and Alexandria, Virginia and caseworkers based in Germany, England, Italy, the Benelux, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

Adopt Abroad provides services, including:

  • Adoption Home Studies
  • International Adoption Programs: Armenia, Bulgaria, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Morocco, the Philippines, Ukraine, Sierra Leone and Uganda
  • U.S. Foster Care Adoptions
  • Pre and Post Adoption Counseling and Supervision
  • Adoption Services for Americans Abroad
  • Adoption Services for Military Families

1424 North 2nd St.,
Harrisburg, PA
Phone: 888-526-4442

Adoption Connection, PA

Adoption Connection, PA is a full service, non-profit, faith based adoption and foster care agency that assists foster families, birth families, adoptive families, children and placing agencies through the adoption journey.

Services ACPA provides:

  • Home studies
  • Family Training & Support
  • Advocacy & Matching
  • Post –Placement Supervision
  • Court Appearances
  • Post Permanency
  • SWAN services (Child Profiles, Family Profiles, Child Preparation, Post – Permanency services, Child Specific Recruitment)
  • Birth Mother Services
  • Foster Care Services
  • Outreach – (outreach and education programs are available for schools, churches and community organizations)

700 Turnpike Street
Beaver, PA 15009
Phone: (724) 371-0671
1-877- U- Adopt-2 (1-877-832-6782)

Adoption Related Services, Inc.

Adoptions Related Services, Inc. (ARS) is a full service non-profit adoption agency located in Shrewsbury Pennsylvania. ARS is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, Office of Children, Youth and Families and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation as a Hague provider.

ARS offers the f ollowing services:

  • Affordable Domestic and International Adoption Home Studies and Home Study Updates to the citizens of Pennsylvania
  • Assistance with an adoption from Latvia
  • Post Placement and Post Adoption Supervisory Reports

8 South Main Street
PO Box 201
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania 17361
Phone: (717) 227-9560

Adoption Resource Center, Inc.

Adoption ARC, Inc. is a private, non-profit child welfare agency that specializes in placing children of all races and special needs into permanent homes. The agency is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the New Jersey Division of Human Services and the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families to provide adoption, foster care and child welfare services to the tri-state area and beyond.

The programs include:

  • Parenting Support Services for Birth Families
  • Lifelong Adoption Support Program
  • Adoptive parent support groups
  • Birth parent support groups
  • Kinship Adoption Support services
  • Sponsoring adoption outreach tables at community events
  • On-going adoption newsletter
  • Adoptive family social events
  • Lifelong Open Adoption Intermediation
  • In Service Training for Hospitals and other community agencies
  • Outreach program in area schools

4701 Pine Street #J-7
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: 1-800-884-4004

Adoption By Choice

Adoption By Choice is a private, Christian non-profit agency licensed by the state of Pennsylvania to serve children, birth families and adopting couples. Adoption By Choice is a division of The Women’s Care Center of Erie County, Inc., located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Adoption By Choice provides home studies for families residing in Pennsylvania who are adopting through domestic or international adoption. These home studies meet all requirements for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the requirements of the child’s native country. Adoption By Choice also provides post placement reports for children adopted internationally.

4408 Peach Street
Suite #201 Erie, PA 16509-1371
Phone:(814) 836-9887

AdoptionLinks of JFS of Greater Harrisburg

AdoptionLinks promotes an active parents network to provide a forum for education, socialization, recreation and mutual support and offers a wide variety of adoption services related to:

  • SWAN Services
  • Private Adoption
  • International Adoption
  • Adoption from the Foster Care System
  • Birth Parent Counseling and Options Counseling
  • Post Permanency Services, including Adoptive Family Support Group, Case-management/Advocacy/Respite

AdoptionLinks also collaborates with birth parents, attorneys, and domestic adoption agencies in other areas to provide support, counseling, and options to birth parents in their region. The other types of adoptions offered include open and semi-open plans and kinship adoptions.

3333 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone:  717-233-1681

Adoptions Forever

Adoptions Forever is a fully licensed adoption agency located in the state of Pennsylvania. The agency’s mission is to assist in preparing families who reside in Pennsylvania for their journey of adoption by providing adoption education, consultation, home study and post placement assessments.

509 Strathmore Road
Havertown, Pa. 19083
Phone: 610-853-2635

Adoptions From The Heart

Adoptions From The Heart is a private, 501 C-3 non-profit, non-sectarian adoption agency, licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Virginia and Connecticut to provide resources for families looking to adopt within the United States or Internationally. The agency offers domestic adoption, international home studies, and adoption assistance services to assist families and professionals.

30 Hampstead Circle
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Phone: (610) 642-7200

2212 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: (610) 432-2384

1225 South Main Street #207
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: (724) 853-6533

1525 Oregon Pike #402
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 399-7766


All About Love Adoptions

All About Love Adoptions is a fully licensed adoption agency in Pennsylvania with programs for the entire adoption process, including: home study, baby adoption, unplanned pregnancy counseling and services for pregnant mothers and families hoping to adopt a baby.

The adoption programs include Infant Adoption, Baby Adoption, Child Adoption, and International adoption. The agency also provides post adoption services, including visits, reports, and support for families on whatever schedule is needed.

64 E. Uwchlan Avenue
Exton, Pennsylvania 19341
Phone: (610) 429-1001
(866) 495-0229

Bair Foundation Child & Family Ministries

The Bair Foundation Child & Family Ministries  is a private, nonprofit 501c3  corporation that offers a myriad of family-focused programs, including Therapeutic Foster Care, Emergency Foster Care, Foster-to-Adopt, Adoption, Intensive In-Home & Family Services, Kinship, Outpatient Services, Diagnostic Services, Independent Living Services, B.E.S.T. for Families, and Crisis Intervention Services. The Bair Foundation Child & Family Ministries  is accredited by the Council on Accreditation and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

The adoption services provided are Foster-to-Adopt, Family Profiles, and Medically Needy Adoptions. The foster care programs include Therapeutic/Treatment and Basic Foster Care, Medically Needy Foster Care, and Program Resource Foster Care (Emergency Foster Care).

241 High Street
New Wilmington, PA 16142
Phone: (724) 946-8711
(800) 543-7058


Bethanna is a Christian organization that provides adoption, child welfare services and behavioral health care in Philadelphia, Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania.

Bethanna’s adoption services include Foster Parent Adoption, Special Needs Adoption, Private Adoption, Orientation/Training, Family Profiles/Updates, Matching Services, Child Profiles, Child-Specific Recruitment, Child Preparation, Coordination of Adoption Finalization, and Post-Permanency Services.

Bethanna also offers foster care services, including General Foster Care, Treatment Foster Care, Medical Foster Care, Kinship Foster Care, and Respite Care.

1030 Second Street Pike
Southampton, PA 18966-3976
Phone: 215-355-6500

2147 Manton Street, First Floor
Philadelphia PA 19146-4312
Phone: 215-608-8880

2421-33 Dickinson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 267-639-5388

1212 Wood Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-1113
Phone: 215-568-2435

301 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602-4915
Phone: 717-299-1926

Bethany Christian Services

Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization that brings families together and keeps families together. Bethany is a  full-service agency that is fully accredited.

The agency’s goal is to provide stability for foster children by providing stable loving families to care for them. Bethany Christian Services help families to be prepared to take foster care placement of children who have a dual plan of return home and adoption. Families willing to take on a legal risk will be supported in working towards reunification with birth families while at the same timemaking a long term commitment to a child or sibling group.

The agency provides Infant Adoption, International Adoption, Foster Care Adoption services, and Post Adoption Support.

2147 E. College Avenue
Suite A
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 867-2848

P.O. Box 1935
Shavertown, PA 18708
Phone: (215) 376-6200

2101 N. Front Street
Building #1 Suite 201
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone:  (717) 238-3549

P.O. Box 8001
Reading, PA 19603-8001
Phone: (610) 858-0180

P.O. Box 21371
York, PA 17402
Phone: (717) 471-9489

1681 Crown Avenue
Suite 201
Lancaster, PA 17601-6314
Phone: (717) 399-3213

P.O. Box 412
Center Valley, PA 18034
(800) 215-0702

107 E. Chestnut Street
West Chester, PA 19380-2631
Phone: (610) 344-7490

7827 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Phone: (215) 376-6200

10521 Perry Highway
Ste 200
Wexford, PA 15090
Phone: (724) 940-2900

P.O. Box 1377
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: (724) 940-2900

COBYS Family Services

COBYS Family Services is a Christian agency, affiliated with the Atlantic Northeast District of the Church of the Brethren. Founded in 1979 as a teen foster care program and originally named Church of the Brethren Youth Services (COBYS),  today COBYS is a  family ministry that includes adoption and foster care services, counseling, family life education, and a permanency program.

COBYS Family Services facilitates two kinds of adoption: State-subsidized adoption of foster children through the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) and adoption of infants who are not part of the foster care system.

The COBYS Foster Care program provides care for children up to age 21, and COBYS also provides resource families with:
Support from caring professionals, including regular visits, advice, encouragement, and 24-hour emergency access to a caseworker.
Financial assistance for each child, including a per diem rate; clothing allowance; and medical, dental, and prescription coverage.
Therapeutic services (on a case-by-case basis) tailored to the needs of individual children.
Occasional respite from caring for children to provide time to nurture marriages and family relationships.

1417 Oregon Road
Leola, Pennsylvania 17540
Phone: (717) 656-6580

Catholic Charities Counseling & Adoption Services of the Diocese of Erie

Catholic Charities Counseling & Adoption Services of the Diocese of Erie offers a full range of adoption services for the Diocese of Erie. The agency has been approved and is licensed by the PA Department of Human Services for adoptive placements and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

125 Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Phone: (814) 368-8644
(888) 793-6602

60 Greenville Ave
Clarion, PA  16214
Phone: (888) 793-6602

121 E Market St,  Suite 1
Clearfield, PA  16830
Phone: (814) 765-2215

90 Beaver Drive
Suite 119D, Box 2
DuBois, Pennsylvania 15801-2424
Phone: (814) 371-4717
(888) 793-6602

329 West Tenth Street
Erie, Pennsylvania 16502
Phone: (814) 456-2091

85 N High St
Greenville, PA 16125
Phone: (724) 346-4142
(800) 350-2699

1310 S Center St Ext
Grove City, PA  16127
Phone: (800) 350-2699

383 Arch St
Meadville, PA  16335
Phone: (800) 673-2535

210 Reed St
Oil City, PA  16301
Phone: (814) 676-8263
(800) 350-2699

995 Linden Street
Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146
Phone: (724) 346-4142

32 S St Marys St #9
St Marys, PA  15857
Phone: (814) 371-4717

213 W 3rd Ave #105
Warren, PA  16365
Phone: (814) 726-9799


Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown

Catholic Charities is a private nonprofit social service agency operating under the auspices of the Diocese of Allentown and serving any person residing within Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton or Schuylkill County regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, color, political affiliation, creed, disability and Limited English Proficiency.

Catholic Charities’ adoption services include home study, infant adoption, international adoption, post-placement support and any supervision required in the adoption process, as well as post-legal finalization support, counseling and group meetings for adoptive parents.

Post Office Box F
Allentown, PA 18105-1538
Phone: (610) 437-0755

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia provides Foster Care Program and Adoption Services. Adoption services staff assist those seeking to pursue private adoption of infants, as well as adopting foster children through the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN). Birth parents receive counseling and other supportive services which enable them to explore and consider their options and help them make an informed decision about whether to place their child for adoption.

222 North 17th Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-587-3614

Catholic Social Services Diocese of Scranton

Catholic Social Services is a licensed adoption agency and operates an infant adoption program available to infertile adults who do not have any children. CSS also facilitates Special Needs Adoptions and is part of the State Wide Adoption Network (SWAN) in addition to utilizing various regional and national networks to place special needs children in appropriate adoptive homes. Additionally, CSS makes referrals to international adoption agencies and provides home studies and post placement supervision for international adoptions, as well as home studies and post placement visits for private adoptions and interstate adoptions.

CSS also has a Foster Care Program utilized by surrounding area Children and Youth Agencies.

33 East Northampton Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Phone: 570-822-7118

516 Fig Street
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: 570-207-2283

80 Terrace Street
Carbondale, PA 18407
Phone: 570-282-0460

214 West Walnut Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
Phone: 570-455-1521

100 Fourth Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
Phone: 570-253-1777

10 Buist Road, Suite 202
Milford, PA 18337
Phone: 570-296-1054

724 Phillips Street Suite A
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: 570-476-6460
570-517-0892 (D&A)

3892 Lambs Creek Road
Mansfield, PA 16933
Phone: 570-662-7788

Child and Home Study Associates (CHSA)

CHSA is a nonprofit adoption agency licensed in three states—Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware—to provide adoption services. While providing Adoption Home Studies as a primary service, they also have an active consultation service of suggesting a variety of proven placement resources and providing information regarding clients’ concerns.

Working cooperatively with placing agencies and adoption attorneys the agency takes an active role in preparing clients for adoption through Pre-adoption Counseling, Domestic and International Resource Counseling,  Adoption Home Study Evaluations, and Post-placement Supervision.

1029 N. Providence Road
Media, PA  19063
Phone: 610.565.1544

Child to Family Connections

Child to Family Connections is a private, nonprofit licensed foster care agency in Crawford County with an original purpose to help foster families become licensed and receive placements.  The agency has grown in numbers and programs providing a myriad of licensed and contracted services in Crawford and Venango Counties.

Services provided at Child to Family Connections include:

  • Foster Care
  • Adoptive Home Studies
  • Adult Direct Support Services
  • Home & Community Habilitation
  • Services
  • Family Group Decision Making
  • Family Living
  • Learning to Live, an independent living program for teens
  • Strengthening Families Program

13388 Dunham Road
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: (814) 336-3007

191 Howard Street Suite 206
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: (814) 437-3862

Children’s Aid Home Programs

The Children’s Aid Home Programs is a licensed adoption agency in the state of Pennsylvania and an approved affiliate with the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN). The agency completes SWAN, Foster to Adopt, Private and International home studies.

The services provided to adoptive parents include:

  • Orientation and Information Assistance
  • Adoptive Family Profiles
  • Adoptive Preparation
  • On-Going Adoption Training
  • Child Preparation
  • Adoption Searches

Other services are:

  • International Adoption Services – Orientation, Adoptive Family Home Studies, Coordination of Service with International Agencies, and Post Placement Supervision Reports
  • Approved Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN) Affiliate- Child Profiles, Child Preparation, Family Profiles, Post Permanency Services, and Child Specific Recruitment

Children’s Aid Home Programs also provides services to foster parents, including:

  • Reimbursement for room & board, clothing, & child allowances
  • Training & support
  • 24 Hour on-call caseworker in emergency situations
  • Respite Care

1476 North Center Avenue
P.O. Box 1195
Somerset, Pennsylvania 15501
Phone: (814) 445-2009
(814) 443-1637

Children’s Aid Society

Children’s Aid Society is a private non-profit and Hague accredited adoption agency that provides Foster Care Services and a full range of services to prospective adoptive and birth families in 16 counties within central and western Pennsylvania.

Services include:

  • Birth parent counseling
  • Adoption classes
  • Preparation of Family Profile/Home Study (Private, International and SWAN)
  • Family Profile Updates
  • International placement help
  • Post-Placement Supervision
  • Report of Intermediary
  • Court appearances as required
  • Post-Adoption Supervision
  • Voluntary Post Adoption Contact Agreements
  • Search for birth parent(s) and birth child(ren)
  • SWAN (Statewide Adoption and Permanency  Network) SERVICES
  • Child Profiles
  • SWAN Orientation
  • Family Profiles/Home Study
  • Child Preparation (preparing children for their future)
  • Matching Services (networking with other agencies)
  • Child Specific Recruitment (networking to find a specific child an adoptive home or family contacts)
  • Finalization (services to finalize an adoption)
  • Post-Permanency Services (case advocacy, respite, support group). For families with finalized adoptions.

1008 South Second Street
Clearfield, PA 16830
Phone: 814-765-2686

Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County

The Children’s Aid Society Of Mercer County is a private, non-profit, charitable organization (501 c-3) dedicated to support and strengthen children, families, and communities by providing a variety of services. Licensed by the State of Pennsylvania, the Children’s Aid Society Adoption Program provides pre- and post-placement adoption services to residents of Pennsylvania only, though the agency is permitted to place children in their custody out of state.

The Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County’s Adoption Program functions as a full service adoption agency providing services to all participants of the adoption process. The adoption program offers:

  • Birth Parent Counseling and Advocacy – Free of Charge
  • Birth Parent/Adoptive Family Profiling
  • Adoptive Parent Training
  • Home Study Preparation
  • Placement Services
  • International Agency Contacts
  • Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Assistance
  • Networking
  • Post-placement Supervision & Reports
  • Birth Parent & Adoptee Searches for individuals adopted through CAS
  • Adoption Groups
  • SWAN Affiliate (State Wide Adoption Network) – provides all units of service offered by the SWAN program for PA families and children.
  • Family Profile
  • Child Profile
  • Child Preparation
  • Child specific Recruitment
  • Post Permanency Services

P.O. Box 167
Mercer, PA 16137
Phone: 724.662.4730

Children’s Choice, Inc.

Children’s Choice is licensed in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware as a Christian social service agency, that provides specialized community-based services, including foster care, kinship, and adoption (domestic and special-needs adoption programs)  services.

Children’s Choice, Inc. also offers Post-Permanency Services to Pennsylvania families in order to ensure that they are provided the support needed following the finalization of an adoption or PLC. These services are made available by the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN), in order to encourage positive lifelong experiences for families.

3000 Market Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-222-3046

5238 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: 215-329-6191

616 E. 24th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-872-6200

3948 Westbranch Hwy.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: 570-522-1030

Children’s Home of Pittsburgh

The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh is an independent, non-profit licensed organization whose purpose is to promote the health and well-being of infants and children through programs that include Adoption, Child’s Way®, and the Pediatric Specialty Hospital.

The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh is a full-service domestic infant adoption agency serving Western Pennsylvania. The agency also provides foster to adopt and family study services, as well as search program, Pre Adoption Information & Support, and Post Adoption Information & Support services.

5324 Penn Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone:  (412) 441-4884

Children’s Home of York

Children’s Home is a member of the Alliance for Children and Families, the Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN), is certified by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for Children and Family Services and is a certified Sanctuary Program by the Sanctuary Institute of the Andrus Center for Learning and Innovation.

Children’s Home is under contract with the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) to provide adoption services for children and families in the Pennsylvania public child welfare system.

These services include:

  • Child Profiles
  • Child Preparation
  • Child Specific Recruitment
  • Family Profiles
  • Family-Child Matching
  • Placement
  • Adoption Finalization
  • Post Permanency Services
  • Assessment
  • Advocacy
  • Support Groups
  • Respite or Family Support Services

Children’s Home also provides a variety of foster care programs, including Short-Term & Long-Term Foster Care, Kinship Care, Long-Term Foster Care to Adoption, and Training & Support.

77 Shoe House Road
York, PA 17406
Phone: (717) 755-1033

Children’s Service Center

CSC offers comprehensive adoption services to individuals interested in adopting children domestically. Children’s Service Center is an affiliate of the Statewide Adoption Network and is able to complete Family Profiles on those interested in adopting children through Pennsylvania’s public Children and Youth County Programs.

CSC adoption services include:

  • Wendy’s Wonderful Kids/Child Specific Recruitment
  • Comprehensive Pre and Post adoption services
  • Child matching
  • Home Study/Family Profile
  • Adoption education
  • Obtaining medical records and information of children waiting for adoption
  • Provide extensive supportive services following placement and adoption
  • All SWAN services
  • Private Foster Care

335 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702
Phone: (570) 825-6425

Common Sense Adoption Services

Common Sense Adoption Services is a licensed, non-profit full service adoption agency providing  a full array of adoption services. Foster care is another service the agency provides along with services to Birth Parents considering placing a child for adoption.

3001 Market Street
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011
Phone: (717) 412-0772
(800) 445-2444

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care

Diakon Adoption Services was formed through the Jan. 1, 2000, affiliation that created Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries. Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries is a provider of senior living accommodations and social services, including adoption, counseling, home care, and youth programs, in Pennsylvania, and Maryland. In 2005, Diakon’s adoption and foster care services were combined into Diakon Adoption & Foster Care to create a unified effort to bring permanency to the lives of ever-more waiting children.

Diakon offers the following services, with an emphasis in adoption services on children identified as having special needs:

  • Pregnancy Services/Private Infant Adoptions
  • Legal-Risk Adoptions (Foster-To-Adopt)
  • Multiple Levels of Foster Care
  • Adoption for children with special needs
  • Post-Adoption Services

960 Century Drive, Suite 101
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: (717) 795-0320

One South Home Avenue
Topton, PA 19562
Phone: (610) 682-1504

836 South George Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: (717) 845-9113

Families Caring for Children, Inc.

Families Caring for Children is a private nonprofit agency licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that provides comfortable and secure placements and services for children. The agency is licensed by the PA Department of Public Welfare and is a member of the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN). Families Caring for Children is able to provide full service adoptions to their families, including family profiles, child profiles, and specialized adoption training.

Services include:
Adoption Services – Families Caring for Children serves children in need of adoption, families wishing to adopt, and natural parents who must relinquish their parental rights by providing support, assistance and information as they move through the adoption process.
Post Permanency Services – As an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN), Families Caring for Children provides post adoption services and support to families that have created permanency for a child and are living in Pennsylvania.

Services are available, free of charge, to:

  • families who have adopted through SWAN
  • families who have adopted privately or internationally
  • families providing kinship care
  • families providing permanent legal custodianship

Post adoption services support and strengthen families who need help in meeting their emotional, behavioral, social or educational challenges; Families Caring for Children accomplishes this by providing counseling, support groups, respite care, case management, advocacy services.

96 Front Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: 570-735-9082

Families United Network, Inc.

Families United Network, Inc. is a non-profit agency that provides adoption from foster care, and both domestic and international adoption and related services.

Families United Network, Inc. offers families several options to adopt:

  • Adoption From Foster Care
  • Unplanned Pregnancy
  • Private Adoption Services – Families United Network, Inc. is Hague approved and can provide home study and post adoption services to families working with outside placement agencies.

Families United Network, Inc. has been providing foster care services for children and adolescents in Pennsylvania since 1996.

276 Ashler Manor Drive
Muncy, PA 17756
Phone: 570-546-6777

Family Care Services, Inc.

The purpose of Family Care Services, Inc. is to provide supportive, community based, family placements for children and adults who are not able to live with their own families.

FCS is a licensed affiliate of the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN), and the services provided by FCS include home study, also known as a Family Profile, Post-Permanency services, Case Management/Advocacy, Respite, and Support Group, as well as Child Profile and Child Preparation services.

The Foster Care services include General and Specialized Foster care, Enhanced Foster care, Medical Foster Care, and Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) services.

4385 Edenville Rd
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Phone: 717-263-2285

Family Hope Connection

Family Hope Connection is a division of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh (JF&CS), which is approved and licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for Adoption and Foster Care services. As an affiliate of Pennsylvania’s Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network (SWAN), Family Hope Connection works on behalf of children in the custody of county children and youth agencies who need permanent homes.

Services provided include child preparation, home studies/family profiles and child-specific recruitment, Domestic Infant and International Adoption Services, Waiting Child Services, Counseling and Support Groups, Information and Referral, as well as Post-Adoption Services.

Services are provided and referrals are made without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, age, handicap or disability.

828 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Phone: 412.422.8567

Family Service & Children’s Aid Society (FSCAS) 

Family Service & Children’s Aid Society (FSCAS) is a private, non-profit, 501 (c) (3) umbrella organization licensed in the State of Pennsylvania by the Department of Public Welfare to provide Adoption and Private Children & Youth Social Services, (in-home family based), and licensed by the State of Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide Drug and Alcohol out patient services.

In addition to placing infants, the Agency acts as a liaison with domestic and international agencies on behalf of families seeking older, special needs or foreign-born children, works with the Venango County Court to assist birth-parents or adoptees in their search for biological family members.

Other services offered include:

  • Individual and Family counseling throughout the pregnancy and postpartum period
  • Discussion and explanation of available options
  • Assistance in obtaining medical care and legal advocacy
  • Maternity home placement
  • Temporary foster care if needed
  • Providing adoptive placement if requested by the birth-parents

716 East Second Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814-677-4005

Franklin Professional Bldg.
150 Prospect Avenue, Suite 301
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-3466

119 E. Mechanic St., Suite A
Titusville, PA 16354
Phone: 814-827-3472

Family Services of Northwestern Pennsylvania

Family Services is a private, non-sectarian, non-profit family service agency that provides social services to Erie, Crawford, Venango, McKean, and Mercer Counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Family Services is accredited by the Council on Accreditation and is a member agency of the Alliance for Children and Families, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the United Way of Erie County. Family Services’ Adoption and Family Based Mental Health programs are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare.

The adoption services include Adoption Search, Child Welfare Adoption, Kinship Care Services.

Family Services of NW PA is also licensed to complete private and international home studies, as well as to provide post placement services such as in home supervisions, required reports for the court, home inspections and updated home studies.

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814-866-4500

38 North Main Street
Union City, PA 16438
Phone: 814-438-7341

18360 Technology Drive Suite 200
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: 814-724-4800

206 Seneca Street
National Transit Building Annex
Suite 43, 4th Floor
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814-670-0524

7 West State Street
Second Floor, Suite 202
Sharon, PA 16146
Phone: 724-704-7227

Friendship House

Friendship House’s Adoption Program recruits families to provide permanent adoptive homes to foster children who are unable to be reunified with their birth family. As a SWAN affiliate, Friendship House offers all components of the adoption process including family and child profiles, matching, child-specific recruitment, child preparation and post-adoption services through a contract with the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN). The adoption program also completes independent family profiles and birth family search and reunion services for those whose adoption was finalized through Friendship House.

Friendship House’s foster care program recruits, trains, approves and supports families to provide temporary, substitute care for children in need due to abuse, neglect, deprivation, abandonment and/or a guardian’s inability to care for a child. The children are referred through county children and youth agencies.

1200 East High Street, Suite 303
Pottstown, PA 19464
Phone: 610-327-2200

1509 Maple St
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: 570-342-8305

57 East Armat Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: 215-438-6665

Genesis of Pittsburgh

Genesis of Pittsburgh is a licensed Adoption and Foster Care agency that has been providing domestic, infant adoption services in the State of Pennsylvania since 1991. Additional services offered are support groups for birthparents and adoptive families, educational classes, post adoption counseling, and periodic orientation meetings for people who are interested in building a family through adoption.

550 California Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
Phone: 412-766-5212

Gladney Center for Adoption

Gladney Center for Adoption is a not-for-profit adoption agency licensed to complete home studies for families in Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.  As a leader in intercountry adoption, Gladney was among the first agencies accredited in the U.S. as a Hague-compliant adoption agency.

The services for adoptive parents include, but are not limited to:

  • International and domestic adoption programs
  • Counseling and education about adoption
  • Legal services
  • Access to parent support groups nationwide
  • Parenting education
  • Post adoption services

Services are available for birth parents and adopted people as well.

960 Penn Avenue
Suite 1002
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Phone: (412) 281-1118
(800) 452-3639

Haven Adoptions, Inc.

Haven Adoptions is a fully licensed, private, domestic adoption agency that offers  adoptive Parent Support Services provided to all parties throughout the adoption process and beyond finalization.

Services are:
Domestic Infant Adoption, Education Seminars for Potential Adoptive Parents, Client Casework, Home Study, F.I.T.T. Program (Forever in This Together), Coordination of Adoption, Coordination of Legal Services, Post Placement Services, Biological Parent Searches/Adoptee Searches, Adoptive Parent Support Group, etc.

Haven Adoptions works with all types of families: married, co-habitating, same sex couples, and singles.

328 East Ormandy Place
Ambler, PA 19002
Phone: 800.716.8220

Institute for Human Resources and Services, Inc.

IHRS is a licensed foster care and adoption agency through the state of Pennsylvania and is an affiliate of the Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network (SWAN). The Institute assists individuals in becoming certified foster parents through their foster care program and offers emergency placement and emergency respite services and operates a licensed foster care/adoptions and family services agency that services Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Monroe counties.

Adoption services offered include:

  • Child Preparation
  • Child Profile
  • Adoptive Family Profile
  • The IHRS is part of a training collaboration with other local agencies in order to provide adoption training to those families in the process of adopting.
  • Adoption Finalization
  • Child Specific Recruitment
  • Placement: This service includes working with both the adoptive family and birth family in order to develop a Post Adoption Contact Agreement (PACA).

250 Pierce Street, Suite 301
Kingston, PA 18704
Phone: 570-288-9386

International Family Services (IFS)

International Family Services (IFS) is a licensed child-placing agency in Texas, Oregon, Arizona, Arkansas, and Pennsylvania and is registered in Illinois. Besides domestic adoptions IFS offers international adoptions from Bulgaria, China, Ethiopia, India, Moldova, and Ukraine.

2512 Oakwood Road
Glennshaw, Pennsylvania 15116
Phone: (412) 916-0370
(800) 619-8435

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia has a mission to strengthen families and individuals across generations and cultures to achieve stability, independence and community.

JFCS programs include services to adoptive and foster parents. Open Arms Adoption Network is the infant adoption program of JFCS of Greater Philadelphia and is licensed to serve families in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York.

JFCS foster program offers access, navigation and certification for individuals and families interested in foster parenting; Case management for foster homes; Family reunification services.

10125 Veree Road
Suite 200
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19116
Phone: (267) 256-2250

La Vida International

La Vida is a non-profit, non-sectarian, private adoption agency licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. La Vida’s primary focus is on international adoption, the adoption of children born and residing in a country other than the U.S.

Services offered are:

  • Community Outreach & Education
  • Full Service Document Processing
  • Document Certification
  • Home Study
  • Support During Wait
  • Child Placement
  • Travel Preparation and Planning
  • Legal Services
  • Post Placement Visitation
  • Support After Adoption

101 Lindenwood Drive,
Suite 225,
Malvern, PA  19355
Phone: 610.688.8008

LifeSpan Family Services

LifeSpan Family Services is a Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation dedicated to providing services to children and youth in Jefferson, McKean, Clearfield, Indiana County and other surrounding counties. LifeSpan Family Services offers a full spectrum of adoption services,  including interviews and information gathering, home studies, pre-adoption training, placement, and all the required documentation that leads to finalization of an adoption, as well as foster care programs.

203 Lane Avenue
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone: (814) 938-4408

5522 Shaffer Road
DuBois, PA 15801
Phone: (814) 503-8042


Living Hope Adoption Agency

Living Hope Adoption Agency is a non-profit, Hague Accredited child-placing agency, fully licensed to provide home study and post adoption services to families who reside in Pennsylvania and Florida. Living Hope Adoption Agency is also able to provide home study review services to all families, regardless of their state of residence.

Living Hope also offers adoption programs in China, Honduras, and Uganda.

449 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034-3414
Phone: (888) 886-8086

MAYA Organization

MAYA Organization is a full-service, non-profit adoption agency licensed as an Adoption and Foster Care agency, permitted to provide adoption services, including home studies and family profiles. MAYA also assists birth mothers.

512 Foreland Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
Phone: (412) 945-7670

New Beginnings Family and Children’s Services, Inc.

New Beginnings is a  not-for-profit organization and a Hague Accredited Agency. From the beginning of the adoption process through the post-legalization adoption stage, New Beginnings provides comprehensive adoption services required for a successful adoptive placements. The programs include Korea Adoption, China adoption, Korean Heritage adoption, Thai adoption, Colombia adoption and home study services.

1158 N. York Road
Warminster, PA 18974
Phone: (215) 674-5470

New Foundations, Inc.

New Foundations is a private, non profit child welfare agency committed to providing quality service to children and families in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The offered programs include foster care, kinship care, and adoption.

New Foundations, Inc. is committed to finding adoptive homes for children and also finalizes adoptions for children referred through the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and through the State Wide Adoption Network (SWAN). Post Adoption services include Case Assessment, Case Management and Respite.

7210 Rising Sun Avenue
Suite A
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Phone: (215) 203-8733

630 Fairview Road
Suite 202
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Phone: (610)-876-4474


Northern Children’s Services

Northern Children’s Services is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation with federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

The foster care program at Northern Children’s Services involves placement of children with foster families who have been specially trained to care for children with trauma, medical, mental or behavioral needs. Pregnant teens and teenage mothers and their babies are placed in foster care homes as well.

Resource families are offered ongoing training, 24-hour crisis response and intervention, and financial compensation.

Northern Children’s Services also facilitates adoptions between loving families and children from infancy to 21-years-old.

5301 Ridge Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19128

100 West 15th Street,
Chester, PA 19013

Phone: 215.482.1423

Open Door International Inc.

OPEN DOOR is a non-profit social service agency specializing in foster care in Berks and the surrounding counties. OPEN DOOR currently offers Traditional, Specialized, and mother/Infant foster care services, as well as services to bilingual (Spanish-English) foster families.

OPEN DOOR is also a SWAN affiliate in Pennsylvania and provides the following adoption services:

  • Child Profile
  • Child Preparation
  • Child Specific Recruitment
  • Child Placement
  • Family Preparation/Profile
  • Adoption Finalization
  • Post-Permanency Services

645 Penn Street,
Suite 504
Reading, PA  19601
Phone: (610) 372-2200

Open Arms Adoption Network

Open Arms Adoption Network is an adoption agency licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware, that offers counseling and adoption services to teens and women who are facing an unplanned pregnancy and services to those hoping to build their family through adoption.

Open Arms offers services to families hoping to adopt a child domestically or internationally, as well as providing unplanned pregnancy options and counseling to pregnant women. Open Arms serves as an educational resource, providing trainings for all members of the adoption triad and for the professional community.

10125 Verree Road
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Phone: 1.888.673.6276

Pinebrook Family Answers

Pinebrook Family Answers provides Special-Needs, Domestic and International Adoption Services. Affiliated with the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) Pinebrook Family Answers also provides specialized services to children who are in need of an adoptive family, as well as to families who are interested in adopting special-needs children.

Pinebrook is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and conducts home studies and family assessments. Pinebrook has been providing placement (foster care) services for over thirty years, with a variety of programs to meet the individual needs of children requiring out-of-home placement, and their families. Individualized goal setting and permanency planning begins at the time of placement and throughout the child’s care with Pinebrook.

402 North Fulton St.
Allentown, PA 18102
Phone: 610-432-3919

1101 Northampton St., Suite #201
Easton, PA 18042
Phone:  610-559-8151

16 South Broadway, Suite #2
Wind Gap, PA 18091
Phone: 610-863-8151

Pressley Ridge

Pressley Ridge is a state-approved, licensed adoption program. As a Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) affiliate, the goal of Pressley Ridge’s adoption program is to offer multiple services to meet the permanency needs of children and families while working one-on-one to build and maintain strong relationships. Pressley Ridge provides professional services to all individuals involved in adoption and post-adoption. These services include:

  • Adoption: Infant, Waiting Children, International and Interagency
  • Searches and Investigations
  • Child Preparation
  • Child/Family Profile
  • Child Specific Recruitment (CSR)
  • Child Placement
  • Adoption Placement and Finalization
  • Post-Adoption/Post-Permanency
  • Case Assessment and Advocacy
  • Respite Care
  • Family Support Groups
  • Home Study/Education

Pressley Ridge also offers foster care programs, including Treatment Foster Care and Parent Child Foster Care.

5500 Corporate Drive
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: (412) 872-9400

Professional Family Care Services, Inc.

Professional Family Care Services, a licensed adoption agency and a local affiliate of the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, offers prospective parents all the advantages of that network, including the ability to preview profiles of children waiting for adoption.

Professional Family Care Services  provides Early Intervention, Foster Care and Adoption Services to children and families in Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Elk, Fayette, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Somerset, Washington, Westmoreland.

937 Menoher Boulevard
Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15905
Phone: (814) 255-9559

Salvation Army Children’s Services

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. The Salvation Army Children’s Services offers a variety of foster care and adoption options and services. The Foster care programs include three types of foster care – Regular Foster Care, Respite Foster Care, and Foster-Adopt (Legal Risk).

The Salvation Army offers the following adoption services:

  • Child Prep
  • Child Profile and Family Profile
  • Matching
  • Post Adoption Services
  • Home Studies for families who are working toward private domestic and international adoptions.

701 North Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone: (215) 787-2800

St. Joseph’s Center

St. Joseph is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s affiliate for the Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN). Counseling and support services are available to families throughout the pregnancy and adoption process, as well as the post-adoption period. Adoption Services include home studies, pre-adoption education and counseling, and post-adoption support services. Licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, St. Joseph’s performs home studies for both domestic and international adoptions.

2010 Adams Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509
Phone: 570-342-8379

Tabor Children’s Services Inc.

Tabor Children’s Services Inc. is dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting families, keeping children safe and promoting independence with locations in Doylestown and Philadelphia.

The adoption program focuses primarily on finding permanent families for children, including special needs children with developmental or physical handicaps, large sibling groups of three or more, older children and minority children of any age. Local adoptive families in need of home studies or post-placement assistance also are assisted by Tabor Children’s Services Inc.

Foster parents are certified by Tabor and receive special training in advocacy, behavior modification and care for children with behavioral health diagnoses. Other foster care programs include Respite care and Foster/Resource Parent Training.

601 New Britain Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215.348.4071 x 273

57 East Armat Street
Philadelphia PA, 19144
Phone: 215.842.4800


TheVillage, previously named Presbyterian Children’s Village, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides child welfare, residential programs, mental health, and prevention services to children and families in Philadelphia and neighboring counties. TheVillage specializes in working with children and adolescents who have experienced loss, separation, placement, trauma, and physical and sexual abuse. Adoption services also include Case management services provided once placement occurs to ensure the success of the family prior to finalization, and Post Permanency Services that include case advocacy services, respite services, and support groups. Along with adoption services TheVillage offers foster and kinship programs, including Treatment Foster Care.

452 S. Roberts Rd.
Rosemont, PA 19010
Phone: 610-525-5400

6517 Chester Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Phone: 215-730-2240

Try-Again Homes, Inc.

Try-Again Homes, Inc. is a licensed adoption agency in Pennsylvania and an approved SWAN (Statewide Adoption Network) Affiliate Agency able to complete adoption work for private individuals wishing to adopt a child. Try-Again Homes also provides foster care services.

150 W Beau St. Suite 304
Washington PA 15301
Phone: 724-225-9550

58 E Greene St.
Waynesburg PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-2893

Wesley Spectrum

Wesley Spectrum Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization licensed through the Department of Human Services and is an approved affiliate for the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network. Wesley Spectrum’s Adoption Services provides an array of permanency services to children in out-of-home care. Wesley Spectrum also averages 10 foster adoptions annually providing case management responsibilities and support and education to foster families.

221 Penn Avenue
Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania 15221
Phone: 412-342-2300

Women’s Christian Alliance (WCA)

WCA provides comprehensive adoption services to birth families, children up to age 18, and persons interested in enlarging their family. Support services include pre-adoption workshops, home study materials to assist families in learning about the realities of parenting through adoption, pre-placement orientation and other assessments to determine the prospective parent’s ability to meet the child’s need.

WCA also works with children, birth families and foster/kinship families to provide a safe and healthy home for children who are required to live separately from their families.

1722-42 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121-3405
Phone: (215) 236-9911