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2023 SWAN/IL Matching Reception - Table Reservation


  • Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 5:30 p.m. – Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 7:30 p.m.


Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, Pennsylvania 16803

Event Phone

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The Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families, Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) and Independent Living Services (IL) will sponsor a Matching Reception on January 25, 2023 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the 2023 SWAN/IL Winter Statewide Meeting, held at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA 16803.

The Matching Reception is a great way to introduce prospective and approved adoptive families to county caseworkers and affiliate workers conducting child-specific recruitment. It’s a prime opportunity to showcase children directly to families and the agencies who represent them.

The agency table registration deadline is January 11, 2023. Table space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-in table registrations will not be accepted. Table registrations may be completed online here. You must provide a valid email address in order to receive confirmation of your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation, your table is not reserved. Please contact the Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange (PAE) with table registration questions at pae@diakon-swan.org.

Please share these documents (2023 WSW Family Invitation/Registration Form and Guide for Families) with your families.Families are encouraged to pre-register by January 18, 2023. Families interested in attending may register online at: 2023 Matching Reception registration or complete and mail the registration form to: Conferencing, 471 JPL Wick Drive, P.O. Box 4560, Harrisburg, PA 17111.Family-related questions may be directed to the SWAN Helpline at (800) 585-7926 or by email at swanhelpline@diakon-swan.org.



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