Articles From February 2015

  • Out of State Families Registered with PAE

    The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) requires the use of cross-jurisdictional resources to facilitate timely adoptions or permanent placements for waiting children. 

        The SWAN Helpline works closely with Adopt US Kids and out of state families asking about Pennsylvania’s waiting children.  As a result, approximately 25% of Pennsylvania’s 1,200 registered waiting adoptive families are from out of state.

        All children deserve every opportunity to achieve permanency.  State lines should not be ...

    Posted on February 9th, 2015