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.

Welcome to the new Spence-Chapin website! We are still in the process of moving from the old website to the new, so please be patient with us. To view the old website, please visit www.spencechapinservices.org. Thank you!

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.

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Voices of Adoption

Join us on November 21 for a night of conversation about the complexities of search and reunion. No matter where you are in the search process, you’ll walk away having connected with other adoptees who can relate to your experiences and understand the questions you may have.

Upcoming Events

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

Nov
21

Voices of Adoption: Adoptee Stories About Search and Reunion

Date: Thursday, November 21

Times: 06:00pm – 08:00pm

Location: Spence-Chapin

Nov
21

Manhattan Birth Parent’s Support Group

Date: Thursday, November 21

Times: 06:00pm – 08:00pm

Location: Spence-Chapin

Nov
24

Adoptive Parents Committee Conference

Date: Sunday, November 24

Times: 08:00am – 05:00pm

Location: St. Francis College

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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