Meet the Dynamic Duo! Heath and Chad are handsome, fun loving young teen brothers who are searching for their forever family. Heath is also an awesome young guy who presents as a little reserved although will open up when he is comfortable. He gets along with everyone and always seems to be happy. Heath loves to watch and play football and his favorite professional team is the Seattle Seahawks Football Team. Heath enjoys playing video games on his Xbox and his favorite television shows are The Flash and The Witches of Ea.......View More
Hello, my name is Nazmire. I am not quite like other teens my age. I communicate with my facial expressions and unique vocalization sounds. I consider myself to be a loving, humble, kind-hearted person. I am very easy going and usually amused by anything. I smile really big when spoken to directly and was told I have a beautiful laugh. I have a ton of energy and enjoy going outside for walks, when I am able to. During my spare time, I enjoy spending time in the day room and gym with my peers, sister, and other adults. I a.......View More
Meet David, the next soccer star! David is a quiet and reserved boy who enjoys being active and outside. David's favorite thing to do is play soccer, alone or with friends. He recently obtained a new soccer ball and carries it with him everywhere! David also enjoys playing with all his trucks and cars and would love to show off his impressive collection. His favorite one is probably his race car. David enjoys eating Uncrustables and his favorite snack is either Oreos or potato chips. David would do best in a home that thrives.......View More
Meet the dynamic duo of Samantha and Adam! Samantha is an exciting young girl who enjoys coloring, especially unicorns! If you ask Samantha what her favorite television show is, she’ll tell you it is My Little Pony. Her favorite characters are all of the ponies, and Spike! She also loves horses. Samantha likes doing arts and crafts and is eager to find her forever family. Adam is laid back and loves to watch movies or play videogames on his tablet. He has been playing games to help him with word recognition and m.......View More
Matthew is an energetic boy who loves to be outside playing whenever possible, whether it's kicking around a soccer ball or climbing on things at the park. His favorite sport is basketball, and he'd love someone to shoot hoops with or watch the game, especially if the '76ers are on! Matthew enjoys school and his favorite subject is math. Like most kids his age, he enjoys playing video games on PS4, especially Minecraft and Fortnite. On rainy days, he's happy to relax and watch some SpongeBob Squarepants or play board games with h.......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