Spence-Chapin In the News


October 17, 2019
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Celebrates it’s Second Century of Service with Annual Gala on Tuesday, November 5, 2019

October 03, 2019
Adoption related to DAI research

Adoption. (2019, October 3). Retrieved October 22, 2019

June 28, 2019
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Recognized by HRC Foundation for LGBTQ Inclusion Efforts

June 26, 2019
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children to March with LGBTQIA+ Families and Allies at This Weekend’s NYC World Pride | Stonewall 50

June 17, 2019
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Names Yekaterina (Kate) Trambitskaya as Chief Executive Officer

March 15, 2019
The Only Adoption Checklist You Need

Leavitt, L. “The Only Adoption Checklist You Need.” 15 Mar. 2019.

November 3, 2019
Proclamation from the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, City of New York, commending Spence-Chapin for its contributions to the City.

Proclamation from the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, City of New York, commending Spence-Chapin for its contributions to the City. Awarded 3 Nov. 2018.

February 10, 2018
“Adoption.” Here and Now episode Adoption, WABC Channel 7

Adoption.” Here and Now, February 10, 2019, episode Adoption, WABC Channel 7, 10 Feb. 2019.

May 8, 2018
Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Celebrates 110 Years of Building Families Through Adoption at Annual Gala

January 11, 2018
Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Recognizes the Closure of the Donaldson Adoption Institute

December 27, 2017
What Anyone Considering Adoption Should Know

May 4, 2017
Letter to Spence-Chapin from Gillibrand, Kirsten

Gillibrand, Kirsten. Letter to Spence-Chapin. 4 May 2017. TS.  

May 4, 2017
Letter to Spence-Chapin from Booker, Corey A.

Booker, Corey A. Letter to Spence-Chapin. 4 May 2017. TS.

May 4, 2017
Letter to Spence-Chapin from Maloney, Carolyn B

Maloney, Carolyn B. Letter to Spence-Chapin. 4 May 2017. TS.

May 1, 2017
Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Announces the Passing of Former Executive Director Jane Edwards

April 26, 2017
Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Honors David A. Barrett at Annual Gala

April 14, 2017
Jane D Edwards Obituary

Jane D Edwards Obituary.” Becket-Brown and Hodges Funeral Home website. Accessed 30 Apr. 2019

November 1, 2016
Spence-Chapin Celebrates National Adoption Month

October 25, 2016
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Achieves Renewal of Hague Accreditation

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Achieves Renewal of Hague,” Spence-Chapin site, 25 Oct. 2016.

September 14, 2016
Spence-Chapin Recognized As An Adoption-Friendly Workplace By Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption

Spence-Chapin Recognized as an Adoption-Friendly Workplace by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.” The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire, CSRWire.com, 14 Sept. 2016.

June 3, 2016
Spence-Chapin Services To Families And Children Now Licensed As A Full-Service Adoption Agency In Connecticut

April 11, 2016
Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Welcomes The Honorable Bryanne A. Hamill to its Board of Directors

February 26, 2016
Agency Seeks Interim Care Providers For Newborns With Mothers In Need

February 24, 2016
Adoption Agency Volunteers Care For Newborns While Parents Make Tough Decisions

February 19, 2016
Inside The Agency That Provides Homes For Newborns While Birth Parents Consider Adoption

February 3, 2016
Wanted: Temporary Foster Homes for Newborns

February 1, 2016
UES Adoption Agency Looks For Volunteers To Take Care of Newborns

2015
Annual Report of the Donaldson Adoption Institute

Annual Report of the Donaldson Adoption Institute, 2015.

December 14, 2015
Caroline Gallagher Named EVP, Chief Development Officer

November 17, 2015
New Foster Care Agency Partnerships

October 16, 2015
Now Accepting Applications for International Primary Provider Program

October 14, 2015
Douglas and Christen Driscoll for Receive an "Angels in Adoption Award"

October 9, 2015
Program Pairs “Grannies” With Children Growing Up in Institutions

October 6, 2015
SPENCE-CHAPIN Named One of America's 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Named One of America’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.” Spence-Chapin and Dave Thomas Press Release, 6 Oct. 2015.

October 1, 2015
International Granny Program brought to the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

September 16, 2015
SPENCE-CHAPIN Now Accepting New Applications for Their Domestic Infant Adoption Program

June 17, 2015
SPENCE-CHAPIN Now Accepting Applications from Waitlisted Families Looking to Adopt Infants Domestically

February 24, 2012
Timeline of Adoption History

Timeline of Adoption History.” Edited by Ellen Herman, The Adoption History Project, Department of History, University of Oregon, 24 Feb. 2012.

February 24, 2012
First Specialized Adoption Agencies

First Specialized Adoption Agencies.” The Adoption History Project, Department of History, University of Oregon, 24 Feb. 2012.

June 18, 2010
Campaigning for Common Ground in Abortion Debate

Dominus, S. (2010, Jun. 18). “Campaigning for Common Ground in Abortion Debate.” The New York Times.

Summer 2009
Clara Spence: New York's Adoption Pioneer

Ulman, M. (Summer 2009). Clara Spence: New York's Adoption Pioneer. New York History, Vol. 90 (Issue No. 3), pp. 167-186.

December 03, 1996
Looking Past the Fear of AIDS To See a Child

Looking Past the Fear of AIDS To See a Child.” The New York Times, 3 Dec. 1996.

November 19, 1995
Single and Following the Urge to Adopt

Single and Following the Urge to Adopt.” The New York Times, 19 Nov. 1995.

January 1989
Bulletin of Psychonomic Society

Gray, P.H. (1989). Bulletin of Psychonomic Society. 27(1), 85-87.

August 14, 1975
Dorothea Coe, Ex‐Director Of Spencer‐Chapin Service

Dorothea Coe, Ex‐Director Of Spencer‐Chapin Service.” The New York Times, 14 Aug. 1975.

February 10, 1974
Late TV Listings: “Right Now”: Guests are Mrs. Jane D. Edwards and Mrs. Rosemary Cheng Stowe of the Spence‐Chapin Adoption Service, Channel 9, 9:30 A.M

Late TV Listings.” The New York Times, 10 February 1974. “Right Now”: Guests are Mrs. Jane D. Edwards and Mrs. Rosemary Cheng Stowe of the Spence‐Chapin Adoption Service, Channel 9, 9:30 A.M.

August 20, 1972
Unwanted Children Find Parents Across the Sea

Unwanted Children Find Parents Across the Sea.” The New York Times, 20 August 1972.

December 1971
Children Without Homes: The Adoption Problem

Grove, G (1971). “Children Without Homes: The Adoption Problem.” Tuesday Magazine, Vol. 7(Number 4), Dec. 1971.

January 1971
Development of a Black Voluntary Social Agency in a Black Community

Smith, J.H. (1971). “Development of a Black Voluntary Social Agency in a Black Community.” Child Welfare, Vol L (No. 1), pp. 33-37.

April 04, 1970
Alice Dowling, 70, Led Adoption Unit; President of Spence-Chapin Dies – Aided Charities

Alice Dowling, 70, Led Adoption Unit; President of Spence-Chapin Dies – Aided Charities.” The New York Times, 04 Apr. 1970.

November 5, 1968
Letter from Chatham County Department of Family and Children Services, Savannah, Georgia. Letter to Jane D. Edwards, ED of Spence-Chapin, requesting expert advice on placing minority, special needs and other harder to place children

Waters, Linda H., Chatham County Dept of Family and Children Services, Savannah, Georgia. Letter to Jane D. Edwards, ED of Spence-Chapin, requesting expert advice on placing minority, special needs and other harder to place children. 5 Nov 1968. TS.

August 06, 1967
Helen B. Montgomery, 52, Director of Spence-Chapin, dies

Helen B. Montgomery, 52, Director of Spence-Chapin, dies.” The New York Times, 06 Aug. 1967.

January 19, 1965
Report Progress in Placing Negro Babies

Report Progress in Placing Negro Babies.” Newsday January 19, 1965.

October 27, 1964
Letter to Miss Chatherine Shultz from Helen B. Montgomery, ED of Spence-Chapin

Montgomery, Helen B., ED of Spence-Chapin. Letter to Miss Catherine Schultz, Good Housekeeping. 27 Oct. 1964. TS.

September 1964
Must These Children Live Without Love

Silberman, A (September 1964). Must These Children Live Without Love, Good Housekeeping Magazine. pp. 77-79, 233-236.

February 21, 1964
Mrs. Henry D. Chapin, 84, Dead; Founder of the Adoption Service

Mrs. Henry D. Chapin, 84, Dead; Founder of the Adoption Service.” The New York Times, 21 Feb. 1964.

1958
The Adoption Agency, Its Thinking and Practice

Wylie, Max (1958). “The Adoption Agency, Its Thinking and Practice.” New York, NY: (Publisher unknown)

January, 1957
Martha Branscombe, Chief, Social Security Section, United Nations, "Some Aspects of Adoption, Viewed from an International Perspective" (presentation)

Martha Branscombe, Chief, Social Security Section, United Nations, "Some Aspects of Adoption, Viewed from an International Perspective" (presentation), Spence-Chapin Annual Meeting, New York, New York, Jan. 1957.

November 15, 1956
Adoption Body Lauded; Mayor Speaks at Dedication of Spence-Chapin Building

Adoption Body Lauded; Mayor Speaks at Dedication of Spence-Chapin Building.” The New York Times, 15 Nov. 1956.

May 04, 1952
Many a good crusade: Memoirs of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

Gildersleeve, V.C (1954). Many a good crusade: Memoirs of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve. Macmillan; NY. (Publication of Many a Good Crusade, an autobiography of the retired dean of Barnard, woman member of the U.S. Delegation which formulated the Charter of the United Nations at San Francisco. Includes a recollection of the first adoption by Clara Spence.)

May 04, 1952
Increase is Shown in Negro Adoptions

Increase is Shown in Negro Adoptions.” The New York Times, 4 May 1952

May 23, 1944
NURSERY PARTY JUNE 1; Spence-Chapin Institution Is to Mark First Merger Anniversary

NURSERY PARTY JUNE 1; Spence-Chapin Institution Is to Mark First Merger Anniversary.” The New York Times, 23 May 1944

May 22, 1943
NURSERY MERGER MARKED BY PARTY; Dinner Given by Spence-Chapin Adoption Service Celebrates Union of Welfare Groups

NURSERY MERGER MARKED BY PARTY; Dinner Given by Spence-Chapin Adoption Service Celebrates Union of Welfare Groups.” The New York Times, 22 May 1943

September, 1942
Obituary, Henry Dwight Chapin, M.D.

Obituary, Henry Dwight Chapin, M.D. Reprinted from the American Journal of Diseases of Children. Sept. 1942, Vol. 64, pp. 535-538.

January 15, 1926
Henry Dwight Chapin, on “Family vs. Institution"

Henry Dwight Chapin, on “Family vs. Institution,” Survey 55 (15 Jan. 1926):485-488

August 10, 1923
Miss Clara B. Spence, Educator, Dies at 61

Miss Clara B. Spence, Educator, Dies at 61,” The New York Times, 10 Aug. 1923.

May 13, 1921
15 Baby Pilgrims Coming to America

15 Baby Pilgrims Coming to America.” The New York Times, 13 May 1921.

November 1919
Finding Babies for Folks to Adopt

Chapin, H.D. “Finding Babies for Folks to Adopt,” American Magazine, Nov. 1919, Vol. 88, p. 42-44, 234-236.

August 7, 1917
Letter to H.D. Chapin, M.D., regarding the Care of Infants

Letter from Dept. of Public Charities to H.D. Chapin, M.D., regarding Care of Infants. 7 August 1917. TS.