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Pennsylvania

Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN)
PO Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675
800-585-SWAN

State Website http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/Child/AdoptionFosterCare/003670363.htm
Photolisting http://www.adoptpakids.org/photoalbum.asp

Foster Home regulations- http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/055/chapter3700/chap3700toc.html

Medical assistance- http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/OMAP/

ICPC
Division of State Services
Department of Public Welfare
PO Box 2675 Hillcrest 2nd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17105
717-772-5505

WIC- Frank Maisano, Director
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of WIC
Health and Welfare Building, Room 604
P.O. Box 90
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0090
toll-free in-state: 1-800-WIC WINS or 1-800-942-9467
email:
website: http://www.pawic.com

You must wait a minimum of 6 months before petitioning for adoption.


Adoption Assistance:

Basic rates are set by counties. There is great variation.
There are no state-determined specialized rates available. Specialized rates are set by the counties. There is great variation. The highest rate for specialized care would probably be about $35/day for treatment foster care for an older, very disturbed child.

Credits: Kelly L. Killian

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