CSI is an affiliate of the Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN) and provides assistance in the adoption of foster children within the state of Pennsylvania. The agency provides Family Profiles (home study), Child Profiles and Adoption Finalization services to those families willing to adopt a child (ren) who are in the custody of one of the 67 county Children and Youth agencies in PA and/or a “special needs” child. Special needs refers to the following criteria:

Age 5 years or older

Member of a minority group

May have a predisposition to a disability due to genetic or environmental factors

Are a member of an available sibling group

Have a physical, intellectual, emotional disability or handicap