Program Overview:

The adoption program's main focus is finding permanent families for children, including special needs children with developmental or physical handicaps, large sibling groups of three or more, older and minority children of any age. Local adoptive families in need of home studies or post placement assistance also are welcome to contact the department about these services.

Tabor Children’s Services is the local adoption partner for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The program combines the fundraising efforts of Wendy’s and its customers, results-driven grant management by the Foundation, and the talent of seasoned adoption recruiters. The foundation awards grants to public and private adoption organizations across the nation to find permanent, loving adoptive families for thousands of children waiting in foster care.

Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN):

  • SWAN is a partnership among the Department of Human Services (DHS), the Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange, public and private adoption agencies, organizations, advocates, judges, the legal community, and foster and adoptive parents.
  • SWAN services children in the custody of county children and youth agencies.

More Information about SWAN, click the following link: http://www.adoptpakids.org/Swan.aspx

Wendy's Wonderful Kids (WWK):

  • Through this signature program, Wendy's Wonderful Kids, the Foundation funds adoption professionals, known as recruiters, who use a child-focused model to find permanent homes for children in foster care.

  • Independent research has proven the model to be up to 3x more effective at serving children who have been in foster care the longest, including teenagers, children with special needs and sibling


If you interested in adoption, click the link below.

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Our Location


57 East Armat Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Who This Can Help

Children & Families

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