Hello, my name is Nazmire. I am not quite like other teens my age. I communicate with my facial expressions and unique vocalization sounds. I consider myself to be a loving, humble, kind-hearted person. I am very easy going and usually amused by anything. I smile really big when spoken to directly and was told I have a beautiful laugh. I have a ton of energy and enjoy going outside for walks, when I am able to. During my spare time, I enjoy spending time in the day room and gym with my peers, sister, and other adults. I a.......View More
Meet the Dynamic Duo! Heath and Chad are handsome, fun loving young teen brothers who are searching for their forever family. Heath is also an awesome young guy who presents as a little reserved although will open up when he is comfortable. He gets along with everyone and always seems to be happy. Heath loves to watch and play football and his favorite professional team is the Seattle Seahawks Football Team. Heath enjoys playing video games on his Xbox and his favorite television shows are The Flash and The Witches of Ea.......View More
Noah, DJ, and Jamal are brothers who are well-spoken, fun to be around, and respectful. Noah and DJ are twins, while Jamal is their younger brother. These three have a close connection with one another and engage in similar hobbies; for example, they all love sports and video games, as well as family time. All three are open to new experiences and are appreciative of time spent with them and gifts received. Noah is technically one day older than his twin, DJ. Noah enjoys dressing nicely and his favorite shoe is the N.......View More
Meet the dynamic duo of Samantha and Adam! Samantha is an exciting young girl who enjoys coloring, especially unicorns! If you ask Samantha what her favorite television show is, she’ll tell you it is My Little Pony. Her favorite characters are all of the ponies, and Spike! She also loves horses. Samantha likes doing arts and crafts and is eager to find her forever family. Adam is laid back and loves to watch movies or play videogames on his tablet. He has been playing games to help him with word recognition and m.......View More
Allie is a smart, outgoing, and helpful young lady. She loves helping others and is studying nursing at a technical school in order to pursue a career in working with the older population. She is a very neat and organized person. She has a close bond with her sister and always looks out for her. Allie enjoys hanging out with her friends and making Tik Tok dance videos on the internet. Her favorite food is pizza and she is not a picky eater. She always strives to become a better person and help others. She enjoys being on her phone, pl.......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