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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
Description of Service
Assists 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.
Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Lebanon, Perry
Adults wishing to adopt; Prenant woman looking to place her child up for adoption