Want to be a foster family in Lycoming County? Foster families are always needed and there is a high demand for families willing to foster teens, sibling groups, & children over the age of ten. Learn more about being a foster parent through any of these agencies below.



Every child deserves a family. More than 23,000 children age out of the US foster care every year. That’s a lot of children who have never had the comforts of a stable, secure family unit. Currently in Pennsylvania alone there are over 2,500 children in foster care waiting to be adopted.

To learn more about adoption from foster care in Pennsylvania, contact SWAN (Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network) at 1-800-585-7926 or

You can also contact any of the agencies under FOSTER for further information on foster care adoption, domestic adoption and international adoption.