24/7 Crisis Pregnancy ONLY Hotline for Maryland/Virginia/DC:
Phone: 1-888-731-6601 or TEXT: 240-600-1106
PWNL (Older Child) after hours counselor: 1-888-955-3339
Our local Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC adoptive parents are thoroughly screened, prepared and excited to welcome your baby into their home through adoption.
Thank you for taking a look at our profile and considering us as adoptive parents. We realize this is a hard decision and thank you for considering adoption. We both have been married for three years but known...
The Barker Adoption Foundation is a nonprofit adoption agency licensed in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Barker supports birth parents, as well as adoptive parents and adoptees, with lifelong adoption-related services.
To date Barker has placed more than 7,000 children into the welcoming arms of adoptive parents and provided counseling and related support services to more than 30,000 women and their families who are considering placing a child for adoption.
For 70 years, The Barker Adoption Foundation, a nonprofit agency, has worked to build families through ethical adoption services. Thank you for everything you've done to get Barker to this milestone year. We wouldn't be here without you and with your ongoing support we will continue to do this work for many years to come. Your gift to The Barker Adoption Foundation can truly change lives. Please click below to join in our efforts to build and sustain healthy, loving families through adoption. Thank you!
Top 6 Things to Remember When Reviewing Child Files
By Beverly Clarke, PWNL Program Director
On an otherwise uneventful Friday in late November 2015, I opened my email to find a message about a little boy from Ann Morrison, the director of the domestic adoption program at Barker. He was two years old, had big beautiful eyes, lived in China, and was diagnosed with hemophilia.
Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about adoption? Join us for the 2017 Adoption and Foster Care Expo on March 11th to speak with Barker staff and other adoption professionals and adoptive and foster parents about their experiences and how you can grow your family through adoption or foster care!