The Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) reports that approximately 2,500 Pennsylvania children are waiting for adoption. While some of these children will be adopted by their current foster parents, many others are legally free for adoption but do not have an identified permanent home. These children often are called “waiting children.” COBYS adoption staff seek homes for such children through a service called Child Specific Recruitment. From time to time we feature children on this page who need an adoptive home.
[Fostering and fostering to adopt is] a way for us to live out our pro-life beliefs and to impact our local community positively. We have the resources and desire to provide permanent homes for kids who need them. – COBYS Resource Parents