Sam is a friendly, polite, and articulate boy. He has a creative mind and loves making animations on his tablet! Sam enjoys drawing pictures, watching TV, playing tennis, and swimming in the summer. His favorite movie/TV genres include funny, scary and action. He also shared that riding his bike, playing with friends, and playing football are things he likes to do in his free time. Here is an amazing fun fact: Sam can beatbox to digital music! Victor is a very affectionate, creative, and energetic boy. He loves Sonic, dra.......View More
Meet this fantastic sibling group ready to become your “instant family!” Oldest brother Timmy has a love for talking, telling stories, and using his imagination. His love of Halloween is apparent, as it’s his favorite holiday. When talking about something he loves, you can really tell how excited he is to talk about it. He’s more into hanging out on the couch watching movies and TV with someone than running around outside—though he does enjoy swimming and jumping on a trampoline! He loves watching mildly scary movies like “Hoc.......View More
Connie participated in summer camp and enjoyed it. She is attending school in person after being virtual the majority of the school year last year. Connie is extremely helpful around the home. Kate attended summer camp this past summer and was able to make friendships. She volunteers for a local organization whose mission is to serve and support adoptive and foster care families. Kate is learning to play the cello. Kate does well academically. Kate is artistic and enjoys arts and crafts projects. Holly is a very .......View More
Quadir is an interesting, bright, and easy-going young man. In his free time you will find Quadir playing video games, participating in sports with friends, or watching movies. Quadir loves playing video games and other creative building games, like Lego's. Quadir often watches superhero movies or other action movies. Quadir plays board games with his twin brother and enjoys discussing superhero movies at the same time. Quadir’s dream day is going to an amusement park and ending the day by eating sushi for dinner. Markus is d.......View More
Meet this duo, ready to charm! Deacon is a talkative and outgoing older brother who loves to write and to use his imagination to tell vivid stories that tell you about his experiences and interests. He has even said he wants to be a writer when he grows up, and this is a realistic dream! He's very curious and when he finds something that interests him, he learns as much as he can about that subject, and will tell you all that he knows. He really likes chicken nuggets and pop tarts. He has a take-charge approach to activit.......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