Allyson is a quiet young lady enjoying her first year of high school. So far this year, she is proud to announce that she is a straight A student. Allyson is shy until she gets to know you, then she can be quite out-going! Allyson has expressed interest in wanting to join a soccer team this spring. She would also like to try out hip-hop dance or musical theater. She loves spending time on her IPod chatting with friends. Allyson isn’t a picky eater and enjoys most foods. You won’t catch her eating radishes or bacon pizza though! .......View More
Two peas in pod! This sibling group is the combination of two unique siblings who make the perfect pair for a family willing to give a lot of love. Vanessa tends to be a somewhat quiet and reserved girl when you first meet her, but as she warms up and gets to know you, you’ll learn that she’s very affectionate and caring especially towards her little brother, Hunter! She enjoys listening to the radio with her headset on. Not only is this a favorite past time for Vanessa, but is also serves as a coping skill when she feels over.......View More
Zoey is a fiery girl who dreams of making the world a better place and being happy. Memes make her laugh though she can be very shy at times. Zoey wishes to travel to the “Big Apple” because, “There is a lot of cool things.” She enjoys reading, swimming, and playing basketball. If Zoey is not inside playing her favorite video game Roblox, then you can sure find her outside riding a 4-wheeler or tending to animals! Zoey enjoys praying and going to church. She says that her favorite holiday is, “Good Friday, because that’s the day Jesus.......View More
Jahiem is a creative young man with a lovable personality. He enjoys coloring, building, and drawing. He uses songs to make people happy; he is known to create songs on the spot to get you to smile or cheer up. Jahiem is one of those kids who will say the funniest things. He often pretends he was not trying to make you laugh as he skips away. Like most children, Jahiem is active and he loves running, jumping, climbing, and overall being free to play. Jahiem is a leader and likes showing his peers things he knows how to do. When they m.......View More
It is time to meet Anthony and Andrea! They are twin siblings! They are looking for a nurturing, stable, forever family who can talk to them, spend time with them, and take them to fun places such as McDonalds. They enjoy some of the same interests and activities because as twins they have a unique connection to each other. Anthony is friendly and enjoys meeting new people. He has blonde hair and gray-blue eyes. He describes himself as “sweet, loveable, and kind.” Anthony enjoys arts and crafts activities, bowling, and video .......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