Waiting Children

Every child deserves a family.

In New York and around the world there are infants and children waiting for the love and stability of an adoptive family. The children listed here are in immediate need of an adoptive family. To receive updates on waiting children, please subscribe to our newsletter

Domestic Special Needs Waiting Children

Spence-Chapin is currently accepting applications from families who are open to adopting a child with significant medical needs. View our Special Needs Adoption page to learn more about the Special Needs Adoption Program. In order to be considered, complete our free pre-application and send us a copy of your current homestudy (completed within the last 12 months) conducted by a licensed adoption organization.

Read more FAQs on our blog!

International WAiting Children

We regularly receive information from our international partners about children who are in need of immediate adoption. Visit our International Adoption page to learn more about our international programs.

What is an International Waiting Child? Read more on the blog.

Every Child Deserves A Family.

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ABIGAIL, AGE 7, COLOMBIA

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:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PASSWORD ACCESS
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


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ALICIA, AGE 8, COLOMBIA

Alicia is described by her caregivers as being a warm and engaging young girl who is affectionate, fun-loving and has a generally calm demeanor. Alicia

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Alex

Alex, AGE 4, COLOMBIA

Alex is an adorable 4-year-old little boy who has been living in a children’s home in Colombia since a very young age. His caregivers share that

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David

DAVID, AGE 7, COLOMBIA

Meet David, an affectionate and resilient little boy who is in need of a loving, dedicated and permanent family. David has experienced some tough starts

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JOSE, AGE 6, COLOMBIA

We are looking for a forever family for a sweet, outgoing little boy named Jose.  Jose is an adorable 6-year-old boy living in a children’s home

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LUCY, AGE 8, COLOMBIA

Lucy is an adorable 8-year-old girl who is currently living in a children’s home in Colombia.  Her caregivers share that Lucy is a special little

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FANKA, AGE 9, BULGARIA

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:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PASSWORD ACCESS
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


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GEORGI, AGE 5, BULGARIA

Pictures and videos of Georgi can be viewed by contacting our Adoption Team. Call us at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org to learn more.

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ILIYAN, AGE 5, BULGARIA

Pictures and videos of Iliyan can be viewed by contacting our Adoption Team. Call us at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org to learn more.

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KAMEN, AGE 8, BULGARIA

Pictures and videos of Kamen can be viewed by contacting our Adoption Team. Call us at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org to learn more.

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ROSEN, AGE 2, BULGARIA

Pictures and videos of Rosen can be viewed by contacting our Adoption Team. Call us at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org to learn more.

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VELCHO, AGE 4, BULGARIA

Pictures and videos of Velcho can be viewed by contacting our Adoption Team. Call us at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org to learn more.

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ZLATINA AGE 4, BULGARIA

Pictures and videos of Zlatina can be viewed by contacting our Adoption Team. Call us at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org to learn more.

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Spence-Chapin takes the privacy rights of the children whom we are seeking to place very seriously. We don’t publicly use a child’s photo unless we have permission from their guardian. We are happy to share photos and videos of these children to families who email us about international adoption. These images may not be released, copied or distributed in any form. Impermissible disclosure of the images may result in legal action.