On Friday, June 24th, Barker’s Bethesda office is moving back to our first floor home at 7979 Old Georgetown Road.
The Bethesda staff will have limited access to phone calls and email messages during the move. The Bethesda office will reopen Monday June 27th.
Thank you for your patience.
Our local Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC adoptive parents are thoroughly screened, prepared and excited to welcome your baby into their home through adoption.
Hi, we are Kathy and Howard! Thank you for allowing us to introduce ourselves. We are honored and grateful you are considering us in this important decision. Howard is a family practice doctor, and Kathy is a writer and educator. We met in 2011...
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!
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