Main Office M-F 9 AM-5 PM +1-301-664-9664

24/7 Crisis Pregnancy ONLY Hotline for Maryland/Virginia/DC:+1-888-731-6601 or TEXT: 240-600-1106

PWNL (Older Child) after hours counselor:+1-888-955-3339


Your donation allows The Barker Adoption Foundation to provide no-cost pregnancy counseling, find permanent families for older foster youth, build families through infant adoption, and provide sound post-adoption support for all touched by adoption.


Barkers primarily serves the children and families located in the Washington Metro Area including Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.. On behalf of those we serve, we thank you for your financial contribution to the agency.  

Some of the financial ways you can give to The Barker Adoption Foundation are listed below.  You have the option to make a one-time donation or a recurring payment (e.g., weekly, bi-weekly, monthly).  

Annual Fund

Your donation to our Annual Fund provides urgent, unrestricted funds to support all of the agency’s operations.  Over 15% of Barker’s annual budget is raised through donations by generous individuals like you. 

Donate to support Barker today!  We have a giving challenge from several generous Board Members who will match donations dollar for dollar up to $10,000 for contributions that come in through our webpage.  Click “Donate Now!” to help us reach our year-end Annual Appeal Goal   


Legacy II /  Endowment Fund

Income from The Legacy Fund provides a vital financial safety net, allowing Barker to work in a stable, debt-free environment – assured in our ability to provide services crucial to all members of the adoption community in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.  Click to download a Legacy II pledge form.

Honor or Memorial Gift

A donation to Barker is a meaningful way to honor someone special, or give in memory of a loved one. A gift to The Barker Adoption Foundation is not only a thoughtful way to honor or remember others, it also helps support ethical adoption services for all.

The Barker Adoption Foundation is a 501c3, nonprofit adoption agency licensed in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.