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Children's Aid Society Adoption and Foster Care Matching Event

WHEN: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

TIME: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

WHERE: Luigi's Villa
Dubois, PA 15801

Questions: 814-765-2686 ext. 204

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Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County Matching Event

WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2019

WHERE: Maple Lane Farm
Mercer, PA

More information to come!

Delaware Valley Adoption Council (DVAC) and OCMI Matching Event

WHEN: Wednesday, September 25 2019
TIME: 10 am-1 pm
WHERE: Davisville Church
325 W. St. Road
Southampton, PA 18966
(Southeast Region)

This event is designed for WORKERS ONLY. Workers are welcomed to come and enjoy interactions between CSR and family recruiters, self-care presentation, lunch, and matching moments.

If you are a family and would like your agency to represent you at the event, please contact your agency representative and ask your agency to consider attending the event on your behalf.

Agencies who would like to attend and register for a table, and/or Matching Moment, please RSVP to: Helene Kosciolek kosciolekh@diakon.org


We have a group of teens who will turn 18 soon and are anxious to have a family adopt them.

They are: Andrew C01AA44,Tamar C02AB43, Sierra C02AB95, Roo C03AA21, Joel C06AE30, Robert C07AD52, James C10AA30, Max C10AA27, Dylan C10AA43, Vanessa C11AB10, Braiden C20AC21, Abbie C21AA22, Faith C21AA27, Kathleen C22AB38, Deoveon C22CD17, Derek C25AA96, Shareea C28AB09, Chance C31AB01, Jeremiah C32AA34, Clark C36AB47, Cayden C36AB51, Ryan C39AD53, Joseph C39AD66, Jack C45AC35, Lorelei C48AB79, Jeffrey C48AC12, Bianca C48AC16, Wyitt C48AD16, Khagene C51CP52, Austin C51CO28, Nyx C56AA67, Alexa C56AA10, Valerie C64AA70 and Alex C67AF85 . They won't be children much longer, but they will always need a family.

Is there a place in your home for them?

Read more about these teens in the Photo Album. Using the Search feature, type in the ID number to find their page.

Make their next birthday a REALLY BIG CELEBRATION!!
SAVE THE DATE - Meet The Kids 2019 Older Youth Matching Event

Hosted by the Adoption Center and The Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network

WHEN: September 28, 2019

WHERE: Harrisburg, PA (Central Region)

Questions? Contact the Adoption Center program manager at 267-443-1875 or pateen@adopt.org.
Older Child Matching Initiative Reverse Matching Event

Calling all youth and workers to attend a unique matching event designed just for you!

WHEN: Sunday, August 18, 2019

TIME: 10:30am to 2:30pm

WHERE: Parish Hill *North Hill
Walter Road
Allison Park (Pittsburgh), PA 15101

We're REVERSING things up with a specially designed day for WAITING YOUTH to meet & interact with FAMILY WORKERS while eating food, playing games, earning prizes & having fun! This REVERSE MATCHING EVENT will give our youth the chance to gather family flyers and do some matching for themselves!

Although this event is designed for youth and workers, if you are a family and would like to be represented at the event, please contact your agency representative and ask your agency to consider attending the event on your behalf. Agency questions should be directed to Russ McCurdy rum@the-institute.org.

Come to the Diakon Matching Event

WHEN: October 26, 2019

WHERE: Diakon Topton Campus
Topton, PA (Southeast Region)

More details are coming soon.


The Children's Aid Society of Mercer County is having a Matching Event!

WHEN: September 21, 2019

WHERE: Maple Lane Farm
Mercer, PA 16137 (Western Region)

More information to come!!

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Professional Family Care Services 4th Annual Pumpkin Patch Match Event

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019

TIME: 12 pm - 3 pm

WHERE: Faranda's Farm
1171 Penn Avenue
Hollsopple, PA 15935

Please join us for a day of fun on the farm! A traditional matching event will take place in the outdoor tent area from 12 pm - 1 pm. During the matching event, families can talk with permanency workers from several different agencies about the youth they represent, as well as meet some of the waiting youth present at the event.

From 1 pm - 3 pm waiting families, waiting youth and agency staff will have a chance to interact on the farm during refreshments, a hayride, cornhole, crafts, animals and more!

Registration for families and agencies to follow at a later date. QUESTIONS? Please contact Connie Bridges at 814-255-9559 x 101 or via email at cbridges@pfcs.org.

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