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Programs that provide guidance and support for people who have adopted a child or are involved in the process of adopting a child.

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Adoption ARC - Adoptive Parents InformationAdoption ARC will generate unique relationships with all adoptive families - by remaining in monthly contact with them. Adoption ARC wants to take away the mystery associated with this beautiful process. Adoptive families are an integral part of this process, even before finalization. PhiladelphiaAdoption ARC, Inc.- Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaAdoption ARC
Adoption ConnectionProvides services to individuals who may consider placing a child for adoption, such as adoption counseling and planning, as well as services to families who are hoping to adopt, such as home studies, matching efforts and post placement supervision. Outreach and education services are also provided to schools, churches, civic groups and human service/legal/medical professionals.BeaverAdoption ConnectionAdoption Connection
Adoption/Foster Care - Wilkes-Barre - Children's Service CenterCSC offers comprehensive adoption services to individuals interested in adopting children domestically. CSC's adoption team will walk hand-in-hand with the family through the adoption process and continue this support for as long as the family needs it. We are a family focused agency who recognizes the unique and complex issues related to adoption and cross culture families. It is our deepest desire to provide as much support as needed to ensure successful adoptions.LuzerneChildren's Service Center -Wilkes BarreChildren's Service Center
AdoptionLinksProvides training, home studies, adoption counseling, training and post-placement supervision for all types of adoptions. Sponsors educational and support groups for adoptive families. Provides Post-Permancy services through SWAN Helpline. Provides referral to child placement agencies. Affiliated with the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network.DauphinJewish Family Services of Greater HarrisburgJewish Family Services of Greater Harrisburg
Adoption Program (Foster/Adopt and Adoption)Adoption programs are designed to improve permanency outcomes for children in foster care. The department provides: - Child Profiles - Child Preparation Services - Child Specific Recruitment Services - Placement Services - Family Preparation and Profiles - Finalization Services.MontgomerySoutheast Regional OfficeCONCERN
Adoption Related ServicesA fully accredited agency, providing services to families adopting from both Hague and Non-Hague Countries, and to families adopting both internationally and domestically. Offers affordable domestic and international home studies and home study updates and assistance in all phases of adoption planning (includes assistance with selecting a country, adoption and placement agency). Surrogacy Studies for those families working with a surrogate in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. YorkAdoption Related ServicesAdoption Related Services
Adoption ServicesAdoption counseling and supportPerryPerry County Children & Youth ServicesPerry County Children & Youth Services
Adoptions From The Heart - AllentownOffers a full range of adoption services, including home studies, evaluation, placement, assistance for birth mothers wishing to give up their baby for adoption and a support group for waiting families. Also has an assisted reproduction program, including international surrogacy and embryo education. LehighAdoptions From The Heart - AllentownAdoptions from The Heart
Adoptions From the Heart - Free Services to Pregnant WomenSpecializes in Infant Domestic Open Adoption & Home Study Services and is one of the largest placing agencies of domestic infants. Free services are offered to pregnant women interested in learning more about adoption to see if it is the right choice for them. They are here for you whether you are considering adoption for your baby or if you would like to become parents through adoption. MontgomeryAdoptions From the Heart - WynnewoodAdoptions from The Heart
Alliance for Children - Adoption ServicesA private, nonprofit adoption agency which provides a full range of adoption services to families in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida and Texas and to birth parents nationwide. Services include home studies, support and assistance to birth parents relinquishing their baby, ongoing support and assistance for adoptive families. Specializes in both international and domestic adoptions. Alliance for ChildrenAlliance for Children
Bethany Christian Services of Western PA - Wexford - Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption ServicesPregnancy Services: Provides support for pregnancy services. Counselors will go through options and help make decisions that are right for parent and child. Adoption Services: Finds homes for children. Provides a home for a child, adoption is a way to start or grow your family.AlleghenyBethany Christian Services of Western PA - WexfordBethany Christian Services of Western PA
Birth Parent CounselingExpectant parents with unplanned pregnancies receive a wide range of comprehensive confidential services. Options are thoroughly explored. Counseling services are free. Home visits made whenever necessary. 635 S Clinton Ave, Trenton NJ (Birth Parent Counseling)Children's Home Society of NJ - Mercer County
Birthright of West ChesterBirthright of West Chester offers free pregnancy testing and non-judgmental, compassionate support and encouragement to women in difficult pregnancies. Clothing and diapers available.ChesterBirthright of West Chester - Chester; West ChesterBirthright of West Chester
Catholic Charities - Capital Region Office - Pregnancy CounselingIndividual and family counseling to assist with stress of an unwanted pregnancy plus exploration of options including adoption (abortion is not offered).DauphinCatholic Charities - Capital Region OfficeCatholic Charities Diocese of Harrisburg
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Bradford Office - Adoption ServicesAssisting families and children through the adoption and/or kinship process.McKeanCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Bradford OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Clarion Office - Adoption ServicesAssisting families and children through the adoption and/or kinship process.ClarionCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Clarion OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Dubois Office - Adoption ServicesAssisting families and children through the adoption and/or kinship process.ClearfieldCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Dubois OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Erie Office - Adoption ServicesAssisting families and children through the adoption and/or kinship process.ErieCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Erie OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Meadville Office - Adoption ServicesAssisting families and children through the adoption and/or kinship process.CrawfordCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Meadville OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Oil City - Infant AdoptionThe current wait for a healthy infant is not able to be determined by a set number of years due to the large number of couples seeking such an adoption. Birth parents who are considering an adoption plan select the adoptive couple from a book of profiles which contains non-identifying information on the prospective adoptive couples who have filed an application.VenangoCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Oil City OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Sharon Office - Infant AdoptionProvides adoption service, counseling, and support. The current wait for a healthy infant is not able to be determined by a set number of years due to the large number of couples seeking such an adoption. Birth parents who are considering an adoption plan select the adoptive couple from a book of profiles which contains non-identifying information on the prospective adoptive couples who have filed an application.MercerCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Sharon OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Warren Office - Adoption ServicesAssisting families and children through the adoption and/or kinship process.WarrenCatholic Charities Counseling And Adoption Services - Warren OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Catholic Social Services - LycomingOffers personal counseling, pregnancy counseling and adoption services. No local office. Call 570-322-4220 for assistance.LycomingCatholic Social Services - LycomingCatholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton
Chester County Women's ServicesWomen's Services are provided by the Pregnancy Care Medical Center which exists to educate and empower individuals and their families to make life-affirming choices. Services Include: - Pregnancy Tests - Baby Clothing - Ultrasound Confirmations - Biblical Counseling - Parenting Classes - Abortion Recovery - Printed Material AssistanceChesterChester County Women's Services - Chester; CoatesvilleChester County Womens Services
Chester County Women's Services - Kennett SquareWomen's Services are provided by the Pregnancy Care Medical Center which exists to educate and empower individuals and their families to make life-affirming choices. Services Include: - Pregnancy Tests - Baby Clothing - Ultrasound Confirmations - Biblical Counseling - Parenting Classes - Abortion Recovery - Printed Material AssistanceChesterChester County Women's Services - Kennett SquareChester County Womens Services
Chester County Women's Services - West ChesterWomen's Services are provided by the Pregnancy Care Medical Center which exists to educate and empower individuals and their families to make life-affirming choices. Services Include: - Pregnancy Tests - Baby Clothing - Ultrasound Confirmations - Biblical Counseling - Parenting Classes - Abortion Recovery - Printed Material AssistanceChesterChester County Women's Services - West ChesterChester County Womens Services
Counseling ServicesThe Executive Director of Adoption Home Study Associates is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience in both adoption and as an individual, couples, and family therapist. This unique combination can provide reassurance that clients will be understood in regard to their specific adoption related counseling needs. Appointments can be made for individuals, couples, and families who would like to speak with a counselor about any issue of concern.Chester*Main Site (Adoption Home Study Associates)All About Love Adoptions
Domestic Adoption ServicesOur domestic adoption service program is designed to have lower costs and higher control for families seeking a Birth Mother for a domestic infant adoption. We utilize internet networking and provide supportive, compassionate, and quality services to help families find a match.Chester*Main Site (Adoption Home Study Associates)All About Love Adoptions
Domestic Adoption ServicesOur domestic adoption service program is designed to have lower costs and higher control for families seeking a Birth Mother for a domestic infant adoption. We utilize internet networking and provide supportive, compassionate, and quality services to help families find a match.Wilmington, DelawareAll About Love Adoptions
Every Child, Inc.Serves children and families in Southwestern PA with foster care, adoption and medical wraparound services. Family support services include in-home behavioral health care, specializing in children diagnosed with Autism or Reactive Attachment Disorder. Clinical Services include Family Based and Family Focused Solution Based therapies.AlleghenyEvery Child, Inc.Every Child, Inc.
Family Services of NWPA (FSNWPA) - Adoption Services Program - Child Welfare Adoption - Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN)Works with the Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN) to provide services to children and to provide homestudy services to individuals or couples interested in adopting a child from the Child Welfare System. Services to children include child profiles, child preparation and child specific recruitment. Services to individuals and couples interested in adoption include homestudy services, diligent recruitment services, placement services and supervision services once a child match is made. The children that are available for adoption through this program have been exposed to some form of physical, sexual or emotional abuse or neglect.ErieFamily Services of NWPA - AdoptionFamily Services of NWPA
Family Services of NWPA (FSNWPA) - Private Homestudies - Adoption Services ProgramProvides homestudies for individuals or couples who are in the process of adopting an identified child through a private arrangement with a birth family. Counseling services can be arranged for the birth family to assist them through the adoption process. Provides post placement services that include, but are not limited to, in-home supervisions, required reports for the court, home inspections and updated homestudies.ErieFamily Services of NWPA - AdoptionFamily Services of NWPA
Foster Care and Adoption Services, Children's Home of YorkChildren's Home of York's Permanency Program provides a variety of services for children and their biological, foster, and/or adoptive families from birth through the age of 18. Our structured, therapeutic family environment offers intensive support with the goal of helping children in our care secure a permanent family as quickly as possible. We work with a diverse pool of resource parents to provide kinship care and a variety of Permanency support services throughout Pennsylvania. The Children's Home of York maintains an on-going process of recruitment, screening, and training which enables us to offer diverse geographical and racial/ethnic environments essential to the successful placement of children and sibling groups of all ages who have a variety of emotional and psychological needs. In addition, we have two offices to provide regional support to our Resource Parent pool. YorkChildren's Home of YorkChildren's Home of York
Home Study ServicesCompleting a home study is a family’s opportunity to meet with an adoption specialist to help prepare for adoption. Your home study worker will review all of the required documents for the home study and assist you in gathering all the necessary information to generate a document for the court called a home study. An approved home study is based on readiness to adopt, and it is your home study worker’s priority to help you reach that goal.*Main Site (Adoption Home Study Associates)All About Love Adoptions
Human Life ServicesHuman Life Services offers pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, prenatal and parenting classes and material support in the form of baby supplies and clothing that can be acquired using "Baby Bucks" earned in our classes. Community referrals are also provided for any additional assistance needed. All services are provided free of charge.YorkHuman Life ServicesHuman Life Services
Maya OrganizationOffers pregnancy classes, counseling, adoption and foster care. Provides support to offenders and ex-offenders through counseling, clothing and basic necessities.AlleghenyMaya OrganizationMaya Organization
Northeast Treatment Centers - Child Welfare, Foster Care & AdoptionDependent Foster Care Dependent Foster Care services are provided in Pennsylvania to youth including treatment level, mother/baby placement, kinship care, and traditional foster care. The primary goal is to either return the child to his/her family of origin or to develop an alternative permanent plan for the youth. Case management support and counseling is provided to the youth and to their families. Information and referral services help families to access services they may need in order to fulfill goals of the Family Services Plan. For older youth, services emphasize life skills development. All referrals for dependent foster care are made by the Central Referral Unit (CRU) of DHS Delinquent Foster Care Delinquent Foster Care services are provided in Philadelphia to youth who are adjudicated delinquent and placed in foster care. The youth receive ongoing counseling regarding victim awareness, community safety and life skills in addition to basic foster care support. Restitution plans are developed and monitored by the case manager. The case manager may also help the youth make restitution. Treatment Foster Care Treatment level foster care services are provided in Pennsylvania to children and youth with specialized behavioral health needs. The primary objective of treatment foster care is to provide youth with specialized care in the least restrictive setting, which is in the community and in a family setting. Treatment foster parents receive additional training specific to this population and work in partnership with behavioral health team to ensure that the child or youths' needs are met. The Department of Human Services (DHS) determines a child/youth's eligibility for treatment level foster care and referrals are made by the DHS's Central Referral Unit. Foster Care/Treatment Foster Care/Intensive Residential Treatment These programs in Delaware provide various levels of care for youth who are involved with the dependent and/or delinquent system. The youth in these programs require a more intensive treatment experience with a designated treatment team. The treatment team consists of specially trained foster parents and qualified treatment specialists, mentors and masters level clinicians Adoption NET is a Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN) affiliate agency. These services are found in Pennsylvania and are designed to support a successful transition through and after an adoption. Prior to an adoption being finalized, services include adoption preparation for the child and thorough assessments of adoptive families. After an adoption is finalized, services include case management, assessment, and respite. In-Home Protective Services (IHPS) The In-Home Protective Services (IHPS) program, located in Philadelphia, will provide case management support to families identified by the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services (DHS). Families for whom abuse or neglect is indicated or for whom the risk of abuse is high will be referred to the IHPS program. The IHPS program will implement a Family Service Plan, monitor safety of the youth, assist families in gaining access to community and other resources, and assist families in developing appropriate parenting skills. A parent coordinator will develop specific parenting classes or activities designed to educate parents regarding child development, behavior modification and other parenting techniques. Independent Living Program ("Making My Way") This is an Independent Living skills development program located in Delaware. The program is designed to assist older teenagers and young adults effectively transition out of state foster care system into adulthood via the support and direction of a life-skills mentor.PhiladelphiaYouth & Family ServicesNortheast Treatment Centers
Peacemaker Center - Adoption Support GroupAdoption Support Group provides monthly support for adoptive parents and adopted teens and children.Chester*Main Site (The Peacemaker Center)Peacemaker Center
Peacemaker Center - Adoption Support Group - AudubonAdoption Support Group provides monthly support for adoptive parents and adopted teens and children.MontgomeryAudubonPeacemaker Center
Peacemaker Center - Adoption Support Group - CoatesvilleAdoption Support Group provides monthly support for adoptive parents and adopted teens and children.ChesterCoatesvillePeacemaker Center
Peacemaker Center - Adoption Support Group - Kennett SquareAdoption Support Group provides monthly support for adoptive parents and adopted teens and children.ChesterKennett SquarePeacemaker Center
Peacemaker Center - Adoption Support Group - West ChesterAdoption Support Group provides monthly support for adoptive parents and adopted teens and children.ChesterWest ChesterPeacemaker Center
Pennsylvanians For Human Life - Wilkes-BarrePennsylvanians For Human Life, is a crisis pregnancy center and a unique educational and resource center dedicated to the support of those working to promote the sanctity of all human life from the moment of conception to natural death.LuzernePennsylvanians for Human Life - Wilkes-BarrePennsylvanians For Human Life - Wilkes-Barre
Planned Parenthood Association - Coatesville Health CenterServices include: Abortion Referral Birth Control HIV Testing Men's Health Care Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception) Pregnancy Testing & Services STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines Women's Health CareChesterPlanned Parenthood - Coatesville Health CenterPlanned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood Association - West Chester Health CenterServices include: Abortion Referral Birth Control HIV Testing Men's Health Care Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception) Pregnancy Testing & Services STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines Women's Health CareChesterPlanned Parenthood - West ChesterPlanned Parenthood
Post Placement ServicesOften, families are required to submit post placement reports from a licensed agency to the courts in order to finalize an adoption. The attorney you work with to finalize your adoption will specify for you how many post placement visits are needed in your situation. Adoption Home Study Associates can provide visits, reports, and support for families on whatever schedule is needed.Chester*Main Site (Adoption Home Study Associates)All About Love Adoptions
Statewide Adoption Network HelplineThe SWAN program serves children in the custody of county children and youth agencies. The design of the network is to support the work of county agencies in expediting permanency services. The SWAN Helpline assists families interested in adoption Call 800-585-SWAN (7926). DauphinStatewide Adoption Network (SWAN)Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN)
Three Rivers Adoption Council Adoption PreparationPermanency Preparation provides in-home support for a minimum of six months to help children and family understand their permanency goal. It allows children to talk about and understand their past, helps address issues and needs of the child and family, and provides education for the family regarding the child welfare system, the court system and also the permanency goal of the child.AlleghenyThree Rivers Adoption CouncilThree Rivers Adoption Council
Together as Adoptive Parents - Support ServicesOur services are accomplished in a variety of ways; warmline, newsletter, web site, resource directory, conferences, and monthly parent group meetings. The goals of TAP are: - To provide a support network for adoptive, preadoptive and foster families - To advocate and publicize the need to adopt - To build a data base of resources for adoptive and foster families - To be a advocate for adoptive and foster families - To provide social activities for our network - To issue a newsletter on adoption topics - To maintain a Post Adoption web site www.taplink.org and a Resource Directory Our belief is that every adoptive, foster, and kinship family has the right to accessible support services and this site is here to help you find those services. MontgomeryTogether as Adoptive Parents, Inc. - Montgomery; HarleysvilleTogether as Adoptive Parents

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