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
Barker will be closed on Friday, January 20 for the Inauguration.
Our local Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC adoptive parents are thoroughly screened, prepared and excited to welcome your baby into their home through adoption.
We met in August 2010 at a regional chain of chili restaurant’s called Hard Times Café and realized we had an immediate connection because we are both “foodies." We got engaged on our one year anniversary and were married in September 2012 at a...
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.
Please join us for theJanuary/February New Parent Group for families that have recently adopted a child. The group provides a unique opportunity for adoptive families to meet, share experiences and learn from one another. The group will meet on four consecutive
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!
Check out this FREE workshop presented by Hope for Mental Health about the mental heath concerns that arise in teens from intense academic and social pressure.
One unique aspect of adopting an older child is the fact that your child will have connections and relationships with other adults who may have acted in the role of a parent, whether it be a biological, foster, or adoptive parent.
Three years ago, my husband and I started the adoption process. I distinctly remember the information session we attended on December 7, 2013. I still have my information packet with hand written notes about the different programs!