Dajah is a smart, creative and fun teenager who enjoys drawing and reading, and is an A and B student. Dajah has a part time job and is going into the 11th grade for the 2021-2022 school year; she works hard in all aspects of her life. Dajah is a remarkable older sister to Summer. Dajah would like a family that has siblings, so that Summer will not be alone when Dajah goes off to college (which is part of her future plan for herself!). Summer is a beautiful, bright and beaming girl! She can be described as charismatic, .......View More
Meet Alex, Danny, and Sam! This terrific trio is looking forward to finding their forever family! Alex is a driven, thoughtful, and insightful young man. He enjoys playing on his high school football team, tossing the football around with his siblings, and being outdoors. Alex currently maintains a part-time job at a local grocery store and enjoys earning his own money. He attends regular education classes and has clear goals for his future, including attending vocational school to study welding or carpentry. Alex’s id.......View More
Sam is a friendly, polite, and articulate boy. He has a creative mind and loves making animations on his tablet! Sam enjoys drawing pictures, watching TV, playing tennis, and swimming in the summer. His favorite movie/TV genres include funny, scary and action. He also shared that riding his bike, playing with friends, and playing football are things he likes to do in his free time. Here is an amazing fun fact: Sam can beatbox to digital music! Victor is a very affectionate, creative, and energetic boy. He loves Sonic, dra.......View More
Connie participated in summer camp and enjoyed it. She is attending school in person after being virtual the majority of the school year last year. Connie is extremely helpful around the home. Kate attended summer camp this past summer and was able to make friendships. She volunteers for a local organization whose mission is to serve and support adoptive and foster care families. Kate is learning to play the cello. Kate does well academically. Kate is artistic and enjoys arts and crafts projects. Holly is a very .......View More
Meet this duo, ready to charm! Deacon is a talkative and outgoing older brother who loves to write and to use his imagination to tell vivid stories that tell you about his experiences and interests. He has even said he wants to be a writer when he grows up, and this is a realistic dream! He's very curious and when he finds something that interests him, he learns as much as he can about that subject, and will tell you all that he knows. He really likes chicken nuggets and pop tarts. He has a take-charge approach to activit.......View More
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network
The Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) is both a broad-based cooperative effort and a centralized information and facilitation service funded and overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. SWAN includes county children and youth agencies, juvenile court judges, foster and adoptive parents, private adoption agencies, the Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange and many others, all working together on behalf of children who need permanent homes.
The 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 children featured in the Photo Album are some of our children waiting to be adopted.
Begin the Process...
There are several forms and publications available for you to learn more about the process and what is involved.
Learn how to get started and what to expect as you become a foster parent or adoptive parent.
 
Tom Wolf, Governor / Commonwealth of Pennsylvania