You can usually find Jayden either on the basketball courts or playing his favorite video game, Fortnite. Jayden is a big sports fan, particularly basketball. He’d love to watch a Cleveland Cavaliers game with you, especially if you have macaroni and cheese with tuna. Jayden is talented, athletic, and smart. He especially enjoys American History and loves learning about the past! Jayden also enjoys spending time with his friends and going to the weight room after school. However, he also values his alone time and likes to blow of.......View More
Four times the fun and four times the love! Meet Ayanna, Lamar, Serena, and Omarion. This dynamic sibling group is guaranteed to bring joy and excitement to your world! Ayanna! As the oldest of the bunch, she is soft-spoken, kind, forgiving, creative, and a little bossy at times. Ayanna has a big heart and is working on becoming a great role model for her siblings. Ayanna is dedicated and strives towards improving her grades. Ayanna likes animals, enjoys listening to music, arts and crafts, and spending time with her fr.......View More
A terrific trio of close and caring siblings who love to have fun together! These kids love to draw, paint, play on the playground and just have fun. Cal is a friendly and personable young boy who makes friends wherever he goes. He has a smile that lights up the entire room! Cal is an artistic youth who loves to create art in his spare time. A talented artist, Cal loves to draw and paint. Cal also enjoys playing video games such as “Minecraft” or watching his television shows including “Teen Titans Go.” Cara is a swe.......View More
Meet Corey: a creative and insightful young man that enjoys many artistic pursuits including photography and music. Corey's favorite genre is RAP. He truly connects to the lyrics, finding great meaning in those who describe overcoming life’s difficulties and remaining strong and true to yourself. Corey recently completed a project in the Japanese art of Kintsugi (fixing broken pottery with gold) and he expressed how the repaired bowl represented his life, stating that each challenge he experiences “only makes him stronger and mor.......View More
Fill your home with laughter and love with this sibling group of four! Mary is the oldest of the sibling group and can be quiet and shy until she gets to know you, then she will become talkative and animated. She will dazzle you with her sparkling brown eyes and infectious smile. She easily makes friends wherever she goes and enjoys the company of other children her own age that might have similar interests, such has playing on the playground, playing hop-scotch and jumping rope. However, she also enjoys having quiet and peac.......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