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Pittsburgh Adoption Agencies

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Adopt-A-Child, Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | (412) 421-1911

Adopt-A-Child, Inc. is a non-profit adoption agency serving couples and single women seeking to build their families through international adoption.

The Children's Home of Pittsburgh - Adoption

Pittsburgh, PA 15224 | (412) 441-4884

The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh, established in 1893, is an independent, non-profit licensed organization whose purpose is to promote the health and well-being of infants and children through services which establish and strengthen the family. Our three programs: Adoption, Child’s Way®, and the Pediatric Specialty Hospital, along with our Lemieux Family Center, work independently and collaboratively to accomplish our mission.

Families United Network Inc. - Foster Care & Adoption (Western Office)

Pittsburgh, PA 15235 | (412) 871-3560

Families United Network, Inc. is a licensed non-profit adoption agency providing adoption from foster care, and both domestic and international adoption and related services. We are committed to providing our client families with honest and professional services, with the best interests of families and children in mind at all times. There are always infants and children, both domestically and internationally, in need of permanent, loving families. Families United Network, Inc. is here to help you and your family learn about the types of adoption available, and to provide you with the information you will need to decide which type of adoption is best for your family. Once you have made this decision, we will assist you through every step of the adoption process, including pre and post adoption services.

Genesis of Pittsburgh - Adoption Services

Pittsburgh, PA 15202 | (412) 766-5212

Genesis of Pittsburgh has been providing domestic, infant adoption services in the State of Pennsylvania since 1991.We are a licensed Adoption and Foster Care agency. Our agency works with courageous birthmothers who are making an adoption plan for their child and loving couples who want to become parents through adoption. All of our counselors are experienced adoption professionals with Master Degrees in Counseling or Social Work. Additional services we offer are support groups for birthparents and adoptive families, educational classes, post adoption counseling, and periodic orientation meetings for people who are interested in building a family through adoption. Whether you have an open adoption, semi –open or confidential adoption, our program is there to support you as you navigate the steps to a successful adoption.

Family Hope Connection

Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | (412) 422-8567

Established is 1997, the Family Hope Connection was created from a need identified in the community to help families with the complete adoption process. While other local organizations have adoption services, the Family Hope Connection prides itself in offering a full continuum of services for all parties involved. We recognize that adoption is life-changing and affects all members of the family. We are here to help you and your family with each step of this experience. Family Hope Connection is a division of Jewish Family & Children's Service of Pittsburgh (JF&CS), which is approved and licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for Adoption and Foster Care services. As an affiliate of Pennsylvania's Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network (SWAN), Family Hope Connection works on behalf of children in the custody of county children and youth agencies who need permanent homes. Services we provide include child preparation, home studies/family profiles and child-specific recruitment. We work with county children and youth services workers to assure that children have the opportunity to grow up in permanent families as well as with families who wish to adopt through SWAN. Services are provided and referrals are made without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, age, handicap or disability.

MAYA Organization

Pittsburgh, PA 15212 | (412) 945-7670

Our agency is committed to helping all those touched by the adoption and going through the process. MAYA Organization has been serving those toughed by adoption and foster care since 2009. Now, we are a licensed, full-service adoption agency here to help you grow your family. Our organization can help you through the entire process: everything from answering questions about “how to begin” to providing post-adoption support. We will connect you to all the necessary resources and information related to adopting a child or infant, such as legal requirements, tax credits, costs, waiting time and birth mother contact (to name a few). Also, you don’t have to use our agency for a full-service adoption to utilize our many adoption resources. You can chose to just have our staff of Professional Counselors and Social Workers perform your home study, which we can send to the appropriate agency, attorney, or court. MAYA Organization also specializes in pre- and post-adoption counseling and parenting support.

Pressley Ridge Adoption Services - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15212 | (888) 777-0820

Pressley Ridge is a state-approved, licensed adoption program. As a Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) affiliate, the goal of our adoption program is to offer multiple services to meet the permanency needs of children and families while working one-on-one to build and maintain strong relationships. Every adoption is different and is not just a one-time event, but a lifelong relationship. Often times, the road to a stable, fulfilling relationship is not always smooth. That’s why Pressley Ridge offers post-adoption services to help with services designed to make the family stronger - through the adoption process and beyond.

Project STAR at The Children’s Institute

Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | (412) 420-2400

Project STAR is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare as an adoption, foster care and private children and youth social service agency. We are an affiliate member of the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) and maintain contracts with local, statewide and out-of-state counties in the areas of placement services and family preservation/reunification services.

Project STAR - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15221 | (412) 244-3066

Project STAR is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare as an adoption, foster care and private children and youth social service agency. We are an affiliate member of the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) and maintain contracts with local, statewide and out-of-state counties in the areas of placement services and family preservation/reunification services.

Rainbow Adoption and Family Tree Foster Care

Pittsburgh, PA 15238 | (412) 782-4457

Rainbow staff are happy that you are considering adoption and would love an opportunity to work with you in achieving this goal. We service families interested in domestic, private, or international adoptions. However, we specialize in the placement of children with special needs. Supportive and financial services are provided for many of these placements.Family Tree's focus is the preservation of the family unit whenever possible. This program is dedicated to keeping the lines of communication open between foster families and all other members of the foster care system, including: birth parents, foster children, county agencies, court system, and health care providers.The Family Tree program provides a viable link in the integral chain of specialized supportive services to children and youth and their families. Recruitment for American Indian children is a priority. As a licensed foster care agency, it provides a continuum of foster care services.

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