Connections to community partners and organizations who support and care for families.
We are here for our community! Professionals and advocates from diverse backgrounds rely on Spence-Chapin for unbiased information and resources about family services, parenting, and adoption.
With offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, New Jersey, we work with healthcare professionals, parent groups, educators, elected officials, and more to provide education on family services, parenting, and adoption.
FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
We’ve trained over 400 healthcare professionals on options counseling and support for pregnant women and their partners.
Unbiased Options Counseling & Permanency Planning
Tough Conversations: How to Talk about Options with Clients
Birth Parent Rights
Modern Adoption Practice & Open Adoption
Special Needs & Options
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Healthy Women, Strong Families Brochure (English and Spanish)
FOR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS
We offer a variety of workshops for families, parents, and professionals. Our workshops are led by experienced and licensed family experts who can give you the tools to feel confident that your children are in a supportive environment.
Adoption in Schools: Creating a Supportive Environment
Common Parenting FAQs: Discipline and Behavior, Setting Limits and Routines, Sleep & Eating, Quibbling Siblings
Finding the Right Words for Tough Conversations
LGBTQ Parents: How to Talk About Our Families
LEARN ABOUT ADOPTION
With more than a century of experience in family services, Spence-Chapin is the premier New York City expert on adoption.
Modern Adoption Practice
Understanding Open Adoption
Moving from Infertility to Adoption
Tough Conversations: How to Talk about Adoption