Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries - Berks
Diakon Adoption & Foster Care - Foster Care
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Provides training and support for adults wishing to become foster parents and works with the courts to place children in appropriate foster care. A stipend is provided for foster parents.

Diakon Adoption and Foster Care services assists people wishing to adopt. Conducts home studies and ongoing support, when requested. Also provides assistance and emotional support to pregnant women wishing to make designated adoptions.

Works with the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (Swan) to assist families in adopting children with special needs (children older than 5 years, sibling groups, children with emotional, intellectual or physical challenges) and legal-risk adoptions (foster to adopt). No fees for adoptions through the SWAN program, but fees apply for other adoption services.
One South Home Avenue
Topton, PA 19562
Eligibility: Children requiring foster care and adults wishing to become foster parents
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 682-1504 Main
  • (610) 682-1582 Fax
  • (888) 582-2230 Other
Intake Procedure: REFERRALS REQUIRED: From County Children & Youth agencies for foster care children or from families for In-Home Services.
Geographical Area: Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming
Languages Spoken: Spanish.
Service Contact: 610-682-1504
  • Foster Homes for Dependent Children
  • Foster Parent/Family Recruitment
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Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries - Berks
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