1008 South Second Street Clearfield, PA 16830            Phone: 814-765-2686     

The adoption program began in 1985. Ensuring stability and security in a family environment for children who may not be raised in their family of origin is the mission of the program.

We offer a full range of services to prospective adoptive and birth families in 16 counties within central and western Pennsylvania.

Services include:

  • Birth parent counseling
  • Classes
  • Preparation of Family Profile/Home Study (Private, International and SWAN)
  • Family Profile Updates
  • International placement help coalogo_hague-accred
  • Post-Placement Supervision
  • Report of Intermediary
  • Court appearances as required
  • Post-Adoption Supervision
  • Voluntary Post Adoption Contact Agreements
  • Search for birth parent(s) and birth child(ren)

SWAN (Statewide Adoption and Permanency  Network) SERVICESswan-logo

  • Child Profiles
  • SWAN Orientation
  • Family Profiles/Home Study
  • Child Preparation (preparing children for their future)
  • Matching Services (networking with other agencies)
  • Child Specific Recruitment (networking to find a specific child an adoptive home or family contacts)
  • Finalization
  • Post-Permanency Services (case advocacy, respite, support group).

 

Program staff:

  • Shannon Kelly, Program Manager
  • Tara Haversack, Case Manager/Hague Supervisor
  • Charity Selvage,  Case Manager
  • Jennifer Teats, Case Manager
  • Katelyn Coder, Case Manager

 

A family who chose adoption.

A family who chose adoption.

 

To Contact Us:

 

Children’s Aid Society
Adoption Program
1008 South 2nd Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

 

Phone: (814) 765-2686
Fax: (814) 765-6530
adoption@childaid.org