Explore Our Adoption Programs

Welcome to the start of an incredible journey.

Congratulations on taking the first steps toward growing your family through adoption. Our personalized care and full range of services will allow you to begin your adoption story with confidence and peace of mind. For over a century, Spence-Chapin has provided guidance, education and support to families throughout the adoption process and has found loving, permanent families for over 20,000 children. Our team of experienced social workers will be there for you, to walk you through every step of the way.

Ready to get started? Sign up for an upcoming free adoption info session through our events calendar!

International Adoption

Special Needs Adoption

Home Study Services

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Kinship And Relative Adoption

Upcoming Info Sessions

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Spence-Chapin is a licensed and accredited nonprofit organization that offers comprehensive adoption services. Whether you are planning your adoption through our domestic, international, or special needs adoption programs, or working with another agency or private attorney, we offer a full range of services that will help you on your journey.


“We could not have been happier with our experience with Spence-Chapin. The entire staff is incredible, and we feel so lucky to be part of the Spence-Chapin family.”

“The people at Spence-Chapin are professionals. You can count on them for the expertise and organization you need in a completing your home study. Truly A+. And they’ve been doing it a very long time.”

“Thank you, Spence Chapin, for helping our three baby girls find their way home.”

“Spence-Chapin is wonderful! They’re friendly, informative, responsive, and encouraging. Their programs and resources are impressive. I highly recommend them.”

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Spence-Chapin promotes equal opportunity for all clients by complying with local, state and federal laws and regulations. We do not exclude, deny applicants, or otherwise discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military device obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, sate or local laws. Our policies and practices are intended to ensure that all clients are treated equally.