Post-Adoption Services
The Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) offers Post-Permanency Services (often referred to as post-adoption services) to Pennsylvania families to ensure that families are provided the support they need for the long term to encourage a positive life-long experience for both adoption and foster care programs in Pennsylvania.
Three Post-Permanency Services are offered:
  • Case Advocacy service ensures that families receive access to services designed to meet their needs after they have made a permanent commitment to a child. Learn more...
  • Support Group service helps build relationships, forms a community of mentoring, provides education and offers socialization and recreational activities for families and/or their children. Learn more...
  • Respite service provides families with planned breaks to support a consistent level of parenting. Learn more...
Families self-refer for SWAN Post-Permanency Services by calling the SWAN Helpline at 1-800-585-79261-800-585-7926.
The SWAN Post-Permanency Brochure contains general information about this service for families and agencies.
Learn more about adoption and foster care support services.
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