How to Adopt

Welcome to Spence-Chapin!

For over 100 years, Spence-Chapin has been finding loving adoptive parents for children in need of adoption. Our team of experienced social workers will be there for you to provide guidance, education and emotional support throughout the adoption process. 


Our experienced staff guides adoptive parents through every step of the adoption process. Since the 1940s, Spence-Chapin has been a leader in African-American adoption.  Spence-Chapin has found adoptive families for over 20,000 children since 1908. Our commitment to adoptive parents, adopted people, and birth parents is why we guide families with lifelong support and education through our Modern Family Center

Spence-Chapin promotes equal opportunity for all clients by complying with local, state and federal laws and regulations. We do not exclude, deny applicants, or otherwise discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military device obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, sate or local laws. Our policies and practices are intended to ensure that all clients are treated equally.