Diakon Adoption & Foster Care - Adoption Services

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care - Mechanicsburg

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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceAssists people wishing to adopt. Conducts home studies and ongoing support, when requested. Also provides assistance and emotional support to pregnant women wishing to make designated adoptions.

Works with the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (Swan) to assist families in adopting children with special needs (children older than 5 years, sibling groups, children with emotional, intellectual or physical challenges) and legal-risk adoptions (foster to adopt). No fees for adoptions through the SWAN program, but fees apply for other adoption services.

Foster Care program provides training and support for adults wishing to become foster parents and works with the courts to place children in appropriate foster care. A stipend is provided for foster parents.
Geographical AreaCumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Lebanon, Perry
Intake ProcedureTelephone
Client Information
Target PopulationPregnant Women
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityAdults wishing to adopt; Prenant woman looking to place her child up for adoption
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for information
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 717-795-0320
Physical Site Address 1 960 Century Drive
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 101
Physical Site City, State, Zip Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Main Phone 717-795-0320
Web Address www.diakon.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
Affiliated Program: Diakon Adoption & Foster Care - Mechanicsburg
This Service: Diakon Adoption & Foster Care - Adoption Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption Evaluation/Placement (PH-0300.0350)
Relinquishment for Adoption Assistance and Support (PH-0300.7000)
Special Needs Adoption (PH-0300.8100-800)