We are looking for a loving adoptive family for a sweet little boy, Jasper, whom we met with in Colombia. Jasper is 9 years old and currently resides in a children’s home. Jasper loves soccer, playing outside and eating French fries. He does not like broccoli.

When our team met Jasper in November 2023, we played together on an outdoor play structure and inside on an electric piano. Jasper was happy, silly and playful and enjoyed adult attention and praise.

Jasper currently struggles with academics and at times with some challenging behaviors, but his caregivers are working to help him overcome these challenges.

Children like Jasper, who are considered ‘waiting children’ generally have multi-faceted characteristics and needs which exceed the common characteristics and needs of children otherwise placed in one of our international programs. We are looking for the right family for waiting children because of their unique needs and vulnerabilities.

More information about Jasper and his specific needs can be received after speaking with a member of our team.

*If you are interested in adopting Jasper but finances are a potential barrier, please speak with a member of our team as assistance may be available.

To learn more about​ Jasper, contact our Adoption Team at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org

If you receive and accept the referral of Jasper through Spence-Chapin, you will benefit from the generosity of our new BriDen Adoption Fund, which can offset the costs of adopting an international Waiting Child by $5,000! The BriDen Adoption fund is made possible by the generosity of a Spence-Chapin donor.


Waiting Children Inquiry Form

Do you have a home study?(Required)
I would like more information about:


Waiting Children Profiles

Thank you for your interest in adopting through Spence-Chapin! We are able to share the profiles of children who are considered to be the most in need and are waiting internationally to be matched with an adoptive family. The children featured on this page have been waiting for the longest to find families and consist of children who are older, part of a sibling group, or children with a diagnosed medical condition. In order to respect the privacy of these children, this page has been password protected.

Spence-Chapin takes the privacy rights of the children that we are seeking to place very seriously, and share the profile with you under the following conditions:

That you acknowledge and understand that

1. Misuse of the content, and/or linking to any sites that reflect practices that involve the sale, abduction, exploitation, or trafficking of children is strictly prohibited.

2. You have been given limited access to confidential information in the form of images that you will not disclose to any person or in any manner that is inconsistent with applicable policies and procedures of Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children.

3. The confidentiality obligation shall continue indefinitely, including at all times after my association with Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children.

4. You are not permitted to release, copy, distribute, or sell any of these images to third parties in any form.

5. Impermissible disclosure of the images may result in legal actions being taken against you, by or on behalf of that person.

6. You are doing this freely, voluntarily and with a full understanding of what you are agreeing to by entering/accessing this blog.

7. Thank you for your interest in providing a loving home for a waiting child! We look forward to connecting with you soon to continue discussing adoption paths at Spence-Chapin. We hope that you like us on Facebook, follow us on twitter, and keep up with our families through our adoption blog!

Warm regards,
The Adoption Team at Spence-Chapin

Phone: 212-400-8150
Email: info@spence-chapin.org