Upcoming Events

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

When: September 15, 2018

Where: Maple Lane Farm
Mercer, PA 16137

More Information To Come!


Children's Aid Society's Matching Event

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Luigi's Villa
800 W. Weber Avenue
Dubois, PA

Games, Fun, and Food!

Contact (814)765-2686 ext. 204 or via email @
Save the Date!

A fun, interactive matching event hosted by the agencies of Connections by Choice

When: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Dr. Robert Ketterer Charter School
1133 Village Way
Latrobe, PA 15650

Featuring Interactive games like: Giant Jenga, Human Hungry, Hungry Hippo, Jumbo Ker-Plunk , Yard Yahtzee, Cornhole plus a camp fire and more!

Pizza and dessert provided.

All ages event, Families welcome!

Advanced Registration
Please call 724-838-9074 by September 4, 2018 to RSVP.

Sponsoring Agencies:
Catholic Charities - Greensburg
Children's Aid Home of Somerset
Lutheran Service Society

Come join the fun at The Delaware Valley Adoption Council’s and Older Child Matching Initiative Annual Matching event

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Davisville Church
325 W. Street Road
Southampton, PA 18966

At this event, licensed resource families and their children will enjoy the opportunity to talk with caseworkers, eat dinner, play games, and meet youth (age 10 and older). No special skills required, other than active participation. Prizes will be awarded. We encourage, if at all possible, to attend the entire event.

To Register:
Agencies, Families, or Waiting Youth (age 10 and older) and their Workers, please contact Helene Kosciolek at 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: Emily C02AB74, Mason C06AL38, Sam C06AO80, Destiny C07AA27, Hailey C07AA58, Candy C07AD43, Hector C08AB10, Tara C09AE59, Julia C10AA28, Justin C11AA27, Kai C13AA22, Xzaiver C20AB05, Isaiah C22AA99, Chanel C22CB43, Mick C22CD53, Ngor C25AA85, Crystal C36AA66, Michael C37AA10, Robert C49AB33, James C49AB77, Anastasia C54AA43, Scarlett C56AA48, Tiffany C59AB15, and Chloe C59AB37. 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!!
Professional Family Care Services'
3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch Match

When: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where: Faranda's Farm
1171 Penn Avenue
Holsopple, PA 15935

Save the Date:

Presented by Project Star and PATH Ways

Family Game Day Matching Event

Date: August 26, 2018

Where: North Park, Pittsburgh, PA (Western Region)

The event is for waiting youth and prospective families. Stay tuned for more information!

Meet The Kids 2018 Older Youth Matching Events
Hosted by the National Adoption Center and The Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Harrisburg, PA (Central Region)

What is an Older Youth Matching Event?
An Older Youth Matching Event is a fun, interactive day where prospective adoptive families and youth (12 and up) in need of a permanent home can connect with one another. Only families with an approved home study/family profile are eligible to attend. Each Meet the Kids event will have different activities but all will have opportunities for families and youth to engage with one another.

To Register Families and Youth: Visit www.adopt.org (click on Events tab)
*Central PA event registration TBD

Questions? Contact Julie Marks LSW at 267-443-1875 or pateen@adopt.org.
Tom Wolf, Governor / Commonwealth of Pennsylvania