Zylon is a very intelligent young man. He enjoys playing chess. Another one of his favorite activities is saying and figuring out riddles. His faith is important to him and he likes engaging in religious activities. Zylon reads his Bible daily and enjoys attending church. Zaymelia is a bit shy until she gets to know you. She is very helpful around the home and believes in family time. She is very family oriented and family focused. Zaymelia enjoys school, going to the beach, drawing pictures, and dancing. Attending church.......View More
You can usually find Jayden either on the basketball courts or playing his favorite video game, Fortnite. Jayden is a big sports fan, particularly basketball. He’d love to watch a Cleveland Cavaliers game with you, especially if you have macaroni and cheese with tuna. Jayden is talented, athletic, and smart. He especially enjoys American History and loves learning about the past! Jayden also enjoys spending time with his friends and going to the weight room after school. However, he also values his alone time and likes to blow of.......View More
Alyce, Evie, and Jonas are energetic young siblings who are in need of a loving family where they can be together. Alyce loves all things girly. Sparkles, rainbows, and ponies make her happy. She loves to wear her hair in box braids with pink and purple stripes. She calls this style her mermaid hair. Alyce likes to be outside swinging on her playset, or swimming in her pool. She has a contagious laugh and enjoys spending time with adults. Alyce is described as friendly and loving. She uses sounds and mumbles to communicate her.......View More
Levon is a young man of many talents and he loves to learn! Levon’s main interests are art, animals, and bugs. He enjoys watching documentaries about animals and doing field work in his back yard, looking for bugs to identify and watch. Levon is always up for creating a masterpiece and then discussing his work with you. He loves to color, create, and relax! On the weekends Levon enjoys watching Netflix and Puppy Dog Pals while snuggling under a blanket with someone he loves. Levon is over the moon for cereal. His favorit.......View More
Deja is a young girl who loves to draw and bake. Just like her baked goods, she's equally as sweet! Deja is quite the artist and her favorite subject to draw is people. She likes to spend her free time doing independent activities, such as coloring, reading and baking of course. She enjoys playing outside, especially hopscotch and jumping rope. Deja often engages her brother to play outdoors with her. In the winter, Deja states that her favorite outdoor activities include making snow angels and having snowball fights with her bro.......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