About Spence-Chapin

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children is a non-profit organization that has been providing adoption and adoption support services for over a century. The Spence-Chapin Way is to provide guidance and support to children, women, and families throughout all our program areas.

How To Adopt

Begin your adoption journey with confidence and ease. Our expert team of professionals will guide you every step of the way.

ADOPTION SUPPORT

From coaching and counseling to events, and more, our Pre & Post Adoption Services are there for you and your family.

Waiting Children

Visit our waiting child page to learn more about children currently awaiting their forever families.

Cocktails &
Conversations

In celebration of Black History Month, Spence-Chapin’s very own Antoinette “Toni” Cockerham, COO, will sit down with Michael Funk, Ph.D., professor at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, to discuss raising black children through adoption.

Upcoming Events

To see all upcoming events at Spence-Chapin, please view our events calendar

Feb
27

Adoption 101 Webinar

Date: Thursday, February 27

Times: 06:30pm – 07:30pm

Location: Online

Feb
29

LGBT Families Expo

Date: Saturday, February 29

Times: 12:00pm – 04:00pm

Location:

Mar
3

How Trauma May Impact Adopted Children

Date: Tuesday, March 3

Times: 06:00pm – 07:00pm

Location:

ACAF InnovatorSeal Copy 2

Spence-Chapin is a proud recipient of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s “All Children – All Families” Innovator in LGBTQ Inclusion seal of recognition for 2019. Spence-Chapin is committed to equality in adoption and is proud of the many children we have placed in loving, stable, same-sex households. Find out more about our adoption pathways for LGBTQ+ families!

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