Spence-Chapin Awarded Adoption Authorization in South Africa


Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children is very proud to announce that we have been chosen by South African Ministry of Social Development’s Central Authority (SACA) to contract with South African agencies to process Hague Adoption Convention adoptions from South Africa to the United States.

 South Africa Orphanage Children
 South Africa orphanage crib

Spence-Chapin has been working in partnership with Johannesburg Child Welfare Society(JCW), to establish and support the children in orphanages with our Granny Program.

Currently, three of our colleagues are in South Africa further refining processes with our partnering agency there. Please continue to monitor Spence-Chapin.org as we update our International Adoption page with application information for adoptions from South Africa.

UPDATE Oct.25, 2012: We are now accepting applications for adoption from South Africa. Visit us online to learn more.

To find out more contact us at

212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org.