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Statement of Solidarity

June 8, 2020 Adoptions From The Heart stands with the world in the fight for equality and fair treatment for men and women of color. What happened to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and all the other countless men and women who have lost their lives to violence, indifference and police brutality, is not [...]

Important COVID-19 Announcement…

            March 13, 2020 Dear Prospective Adoptive Parents, As a child welfare agency, we must adhere to the government suggestions and warnings and take abundant caution regarding the rise of COVID-19. Please rest assured that your health and well-being are our top priority. It’s important that we take their recommended [...]

Adoptions From The Heart Receives 2020 Best of Lancaster Award

Adoptions From the Heart has been selected for the 2020 Best of Lancaster Award in the Adoption Services category. Each year, the Lancaster Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through [...]

Adoptions From The Heart Holiday Closing…

All AFTH Offices will be closed for the holiday starting Friday, December 21st at 2pm and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2nd. During this time, social workers will still be available for placements and calls from expecting parents.

Meet Chalker, Founder and Executive Director of AFTH

As an adoptee, she understands the experiences of the adoption process from a first-hand perspective. Her career as a social worker guided her from working at a public civil service agency to starting an agency of her own first named "The Adoption Agency" in 1985. She wanted her agency to enable birth parents to be [...]

Meet AFTH’s Kristy: Becoming a Mother, Again, Through Transracial Adoption

Meet Kristy Hartley-Galbraith, AFTH's Marketing and Communications Director. Her transracial adoption journey helped her broaden her horizons on the perspectives of the adoption triad. What motivated you and your husband to pursue open adoption? At the time during which we began our adoption journey, I had over 10 years of experience in the field of [...]

Meet AFTH’s Joan: International Adoption Brought Our Family Together

Meet Joan Smith, our Pittsburgh Adoption Social Worker! Her experience with international adoption not only helped build her own family, but also provided great insight for prospective adoptive parents going through a similar process. Learn about how her personal connection opened doors for her to be a part of her clients’ family building journey. Tell [...]

Meet AFTH’s Libby: Adoption Has Been a Part of My Whole Life

Meet Libby Ethridge, our Central PA Office Manager! Her family’s transparency about she and her sibling’s international adoption drives her to spread awareness about the adoption process through the eyes of the adoptee. Read on to find out more about her adoption story and how she helps clients, family, and friends!  Can you tell us [...]

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