What’s up? My name’s Antoine…not! That’s my French class name, and I liked the sound of it. I am an easy-going, hardworking, polite, and respectful young man who has ambitions to play sports and enjoy life. I am a student athlete, and I played football for my hometown team. I had to quit due to getting hit by a kid they call the “Beast.” To fill my time, I went out and found myself a job! I will soon be pumping gas for some spending money. I like having the latest fashionable clothing, and the latest technology, so ha.......View More
Say Hello to Ace and Rex! This amazing duo is destined for greatness! With their irresistible smiles and loving personalities, they are guaranteed to bring lots of joy to your family. Ace proudly wears his big brother badge, and is protective of his younger brother Rex. Ace absolutely loves his little brother and takes pride in having such a great bond with him. Ace is bi-lingual, he speaks English and Spanish! Ace can be a little guarded when he first meets you, but once he gets to know you he will gradually let you into his .......View More
Chris is a friendly and genuine young man who enjoys making those around him smile. When Chris isn’t jumping on the trampoline outside, he loves playing on his tablet, as he really enjoys watching different YouTube videos or playing his favorite game, “Clash and Clams.” Chris resides in a foster home with his two younger sisters, whom he enjoys making laugh, and spending time playing outside with. Chris used to be a picky eater, but those days are long gone! His foster mother worked with him on trying new foods, and now this kid .......View More
Fill your home with laughter and love with this sibling group of four! Mary is the oldest of the sibling group and can be quiet and shy until she gets to know you, then she will become talkative and animated. She will dazzle you with her sparkling brown eyes and infectious smile. She easily makes friends wherever she goes and enjoys the company of other children her own age that might have similar interests, such has playing on the playground, playing hop-scotch and jumping rope. However, she also enjoys having quiet and peac.......View More
Four times the fun and four times the love! Meet Ayanna, Lamar, Serena, and Omarion. This dynamic sibling group is guaranteed to bring joy and excitement to your world! Ayanna! As the oldest of the bunch, she is soft-spoken, kind, forgiving, creative, and a little bossy at times. Ayanna has a big heart and is working on becoming a great role model for her siblings. Ayanna is dedicated and strives towards improving her grades. Ayanna likes animals, enjoys listening to music, arts and crafts, and spending time with her fr.......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