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. 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. 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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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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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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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.

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