Meet Our Waiting Families

There are incredible families waiting to adopt. Adoptive parents registered with Spence-Chapin have all been properly screened and are well-prepared for parenting and open adoption. Below are some of the waiting families, and many more are waiting offline!

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Abby & Gwen

Hello! We’re Abby and Gwen, and we’re so excited to welcome a child into our family. We met in 2015 and married in 2019, and

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Andrew & Carolyn

We are thrilled by the prospect of becoming parents and can’t wait to welcome a child into our home where we hope to provide as

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Andrew & David

Hello! We are David and Andrew, and we are so excited to become parents and expand our family. We met in 2006 as sophomores at

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Andrew & Renee

Hi there! Thank you for choosing to look at our profile and considering us as a possible adoptive family for your child. We are Andrew

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Andy & Scott

Hi there! We are Andy & Scott. After meeting in 2012 and marrying in 2015, we are so excited to be growing our family. True

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Antonis & Patrick

Thank you for taking the time to get to know us. We had an instant connection given our similar sense of humor, life goals, and

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Ben & Lorraina

Ben and Lorraina met in New York City in 2001, and instantly felt a spark. We’ve been best friends and partners ever since. We have

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Benita & Elyssa

We are a loving and creative couple living in Brooklyn, NY. We met and fell for each other so hard that for a minute Benita

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Brian & Kevin

Hi! We are Brian and Kevin . We met as junior high school students in Rockland County, NY, where we were born and raised. Twenty

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Bill & Joanie

We have known each other for almost 20 years and have been married for almost 13 years. After we met, it didn’t take long to

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Bridget & Eric

We are Bridget and Eric. We met on 7/7/07 (the luckiest day of the decade!) at a wedding. We were married in 2014, bought our

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Cerrone & Richard

We’re Richard and Cerrone! We’ve been a couple since 2001 and were married in 2011 –on the first day Same Sex couples were allowed to

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Chris & Upal

Thank you for taking the time to get to know us! We met in 2008, and have been together ever since. We come from different

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Dan & Vidur

Hello, we are Dan and Vidur. We met in 2005 and got married in 2014. We have wanted to start our family for a few

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David & Josh

We met in London in 2000 during our college semester abroad. Josh was in school in Michigan and David was attending college in North Carolina at

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David & Konstantine

We are Konstantine and David. We live and work in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Konstantine is the owner of two daycare centers in Park Slope. David

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David & Neil

David and Neil are a loving, fun and creative couple who love the arts. So much so, that David proposed to Neil at the Metropolitan

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David & Sara

Hello and thank you for reading our profile! We met eight years ago in London, where we were both living at the time, when we

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Yeah, I’d be a single mom, but friends tell me I’d be the BEST mom! In fact, one of my friends said she wanted to

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I have always wanted to be a mother. My friends and co-workers have always told me I would be a great one. I have taught

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Diana & Terrence

We are Terrence & Diana. We met in 2012, at our local Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the East Harlem area of New York

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I am a single woman living in New York City. I love that I have my “city” life and my “island” life, as I am

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Donna & Mark

It all started 12 years ago while Mark was over from England visiting clients. Donna’s father was one of them! From the first time we

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Eli & Liz

We’re a loving family of three and live in a high-rise in Manhattan with our cat, Oona and our puppy, Pip.  Our daughter Matilda is

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Ereshnee & Paul

We are Paul and Ereshnee. We met online in 2011 and soon realized that we wanted to spend our lives together. We live in a

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Hilary & John

We have been together since 2011 when we met at the party of a mutual friend (who later officiated our wedding!) and have been married

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Ian & Jennifer

We like to think of ourselves as two down-to-earth, loving, funny people who enjoy sharing our lives with our friends and family, with whom we

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Bonjour! I am Isabelle and I can’t wait to welcome your child into my home! I have been living in New York since 2008, but

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Jason & Ryan

As an interracial couple, we are open to parenting a child of any race. When they are not with us, they will spend time with

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My name is Juncal. I was born and raised in Spain and I moved to New York City at the end of 2009. I live

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Ken & Mike

In May 2002, we started a summer romance that has lasted almost 20 years. During that time, we have been with each other through graduate school,

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Kevin & Mike

We are Kevin and Mike! We are happy for you to get to know us and hope to meet you soon! We’ve both wanted to

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Kevin & Tommy

Hi, we’re Kevin and Tommy. We’re a pair of theater-going, reality show watching, dog loving guys from Staten Island, New York. We got married in

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Laura & Matt

Hello, we are Laura and Matthew. Thank you for taking the time to read our profile! We met in 2003 and have been in a

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Lauren & Steve

Hello! We are Steve and Lauren.  Ever since our second date, when we had a sword fight with foam noodles at Toys R Us, we

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Maria & Maurizio

Ciao, we are Maurizio and Maria, We have known each other since we were kids when we used to play together. We fell in love

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Matt & Rodney

In 2003, we met in college while studying dance and musical theater. In January 2005, we began dating and have been inseparable ever since. After

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Noah & Rena

Hi! We are Noah and Rena, and this is our daughter Livya. We are a loving family of 3 (with a large extended family!) and

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Pratip & Trishna

Introducing our family, Trishna, Pratip, our daughter, Tavishi, and our three dogs, Gizzy, Maggie and Storm. We are a family of animal lovers who love

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I’m Sara and I’m from Brooklyn.  Thank you for taking the time to read my profile.  I am very excited to become a parent and

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Sara & Sharon

Hello! We are Sharon and Sara. Our daughter Ellis joined our family through the Domestic Adoption Program in 2016.  We live in Brooklyn with our

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Thank you for visiting my profile. I’m Tara and I’m a Risk Consultant living in Manhattan for the past 8 years. I come from a

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My son, Jake (8 years old) and I live in New York City.  We have a happy, loving, affectionate, adventurous family. I work and own

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