Why Choose Barker?

Since 1945, the Barker Adoption Foundation has served all members of the adoption circle as a licensed, non-profit agency serving Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Our comprehensive adoption center offers:

 

Today, Barker is regarded as one of the nation’s premier adoption agencies. Our life-cycle model of comprehensive services, robust educational programs, and commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice are the hallmarks of our work.

Whether you're considering placing a child for adoption or adopting a child… if you are an adoptive parent, a birth parent, or adopted person ... an adoption professional, a researcher, a therapist, or simply interested in adoption … you've come to the right place.

We're here to listen and to help with support and information.
 

IN THE BARKER SPOTLIGHT

Barker's 70th Anniversary Conference

“The Commitment of a Lifetime: The Adoption Journey”

Were you lucky enough to have joined us for the conference on Saturday?! Share your favorite conference moments, quotes or photos on Facebook -- and you just may win a Barker t-shirt and tumbler!