Upcoming Events
Children’s Aid Home of Somerset County
Annual Christmas Parade and light up night. We will be in the parade and giving out information.

When: Saturday, November 25, 2017

Time: 5:30PM

Where: Somerset , PA

For more information please contact:
Kristin Walters at 814-443-1637 or via
Email@ kwalters@cahprogram.org

Children's Home of Reading invites you to call their Adoption Hotline number during the month of November to learn more about Adoption

When: Month of November

Time: 8am -9pm

Adoption Hotline #: 610 478-8266

Save the Date for Children's Home of Reading BCTV (Berks Community Television) event

When: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Time: 11:30am

Where: BCTV

Ask all about adoption and hear first- hand from adoptive families how it is to work with The Children’s Home of Reading permanency team, and how rewarding it can be to adopt a child.
Call in live on the air to ask your questions!

For more information please call or email:
Deb Schoener
Phone #610-478-8266
Email Address dschoener@choreading.org

While picking out your favorite novel learn more about adoption at any of the Reading libraries throughout the month of November.

When: Month of November

Time: Every Wednesday from noon- 1pm

Where: Reading Libraries, SE, NE and Main
Adoption Display at Reading Main
100 South 5th Street
Reading, PA 19602

Children’s Home of Reading staff will be on hand to answer questions.

For more information call or email:
Deb Schoener
Phone #610-478-8266
Email Address dschoener@choreading.org

Families Caring For Children Upcoming Awareness/Information Event

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Wyoming Valley Mall
Wilkes Barre, PA

Awareness/Information event bringing attention to adoption and post adoption services being held during the annual Santa Fest. Come join us in welcoming Santa and get valuable information on adoption and post adoption services. Enjoy Santa's Parade, special treats, games and activities, face painting, and a holiday concert!

Learn more about how you can help a child find their forever home and meet our All-Stars of Adoption and their families. Please join us for a Grand-Slam Day full of fun, games, food and prizes!

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where : Family Pathways
Monarch Place 1st Floor
100 Brugh Ave.
Butler, PA 16001

For More Information please contact:
Kortney McConnell
Phone #: 724-284-9440
Email Address: kmcconnell@familypathways.net


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

They are: Tellie C02AA57, Ben C02AB48, Amonae C02AB62,LeBron C02AB68, Ryon C02AB72, Aaron C03AA05, Michael C09AC72, Cameron C10AA39, Michael C20AA76, Blake C21AA06, Terrel C22AA87, Ja'Yell C22CC95, Ronazjha C25AA83, Melissa C28AB23, Walter C32AA24, Samuel C32AA29, Serenity C35AB20, Anthony C36AA44, Ashley C36AB32, Shayaira C51AH31, Jahmir C51AX08, Angel C51BI91, Hollie C52AA19, Tim C55AA27, Isabella C56AA36, Charlotte C56AA37, Eric C64AA22, and Zonovia C67AE68. 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!!
Luzerne County - "The Magic of Adoption"

When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Where: Temple B’nai B’rith
Kingston, PA

“THE MAGIC OF ADOPTION” –A pasta dinner with homemade desserts, a magic show and balloon creations for the children, to honor and celebrate the invited families who adopted this past year. Media will be notified of the event to promote the foster and foster/adoptive programs of our agency.

Contact Information:
Name: Judi Newman
Phone#: 570-826-8710 (ext.2818)
Email Address: Judith.Newman@luzernecounty.org

Save the Date for the Meet the Kids 2018 Older Youth Matching Events.

March 17, 2018 at Citizens Bank Park
Philadelphia, PA

June 9, 2018 at Camp Agawam
New Castle, PA

For additional information, contact Julie Marks at
267-443-1875 or pateen@adopt.org
Save the Date

Northern Children Services' Red Carpet Matching Event

When: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Northern Children's Services
5301 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Red Carpet Event featuring food, refreshments, raffles, prizes and fun family activities for ALL!

Approved families can enjoy a Matching Event involving interaction and networking with various local SWAN Affiliate Agencies throughout the Southeastern PA area.

Families interested in learning more about how to become a foster or adoptive parent are invited to attend an information session which will answer questions regarding the children in care, how the system works, what the approval process looks like, and other frequently asked questions.

For more information including registration questions, contact:
Jessica Flood
Phone # 215-482-1423 ext. 1270 or
Hildy Somerville
Phone # 215-482-1423 ext. 1135
Email address: jflood@northernchildren.org or
The Capital Region Adoption Coalition invites licensed families and waiting youth to join us for a Thanksgiving dinner and opportunity to meet each other in the hopes that we can create a match! Agencies are also invited to attend with their display boards and flyers. Children of all ages are invited.

We will be providing discussion topics and games for you to get to know those who are sitting at your table during dinner, as well as other games and activities before and after dinner.

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00PM

Where: Children's Home of York Gym
77 Shoe House Road
York, PA 17406

Licensed families can register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thanksgiving-dinner-meet-greet-tickets-38846243159.

Agencies email Katie Juliana (julianak@diakon.org) with your agency name, number of people from your agency attending, and contact information for at least 1 person attending and number of tables requested.

To register a waiting youth, email Katie Juliana with the youth's name, age, PAE #, name of individual bringing them, their agency and contact information.
Adoption Coalition of Lancaster County Presents an adoption Movie Night

Featured Movie: Storks

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm (Tickets are available starting
at 5:45 pm and movie begins at 6:30 pm)

Where: Penn Cinema
541 Airport Road
Lititz, PA 17543

Adoption professionals will be in the lobby to answer questions and provide information about adoption. And, free popcorn while supplies last!
Tom Wolf, Governor / Commonwealth of Pennsylvania