Barker Adoption Foundation

Every Child Deserves

a Safe, Permanent, and Loving Family.

The Barker Adoption Foundation named
"one of the best" Nonprofits
by the Catalogue for Philanthropy.

Learn More About Barker's 75th Anniversary Gala

Children Are Waiting

After age 10, a child’s chances for adoption drop by 50%. At Barker, we are committed to finding loving families for older kids and those with special needs. We place children from both U.S. foster care and waiting children from China.

Learn More About China Waiting Children Learn More About Project Wait No Longer

 As one of the oldest and most well-respected adoption agencies in the country, we are celebrating Barker’s collective legacy of building and supporting families, while working to ensure another 75 years of service to the community. 

Join us on Saturday, May 2 at La Maison Française at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C.,  for The Barker Adoption Foundation 75th Anniversary Benefit Gala.

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What’s Adoption Got to Do with It?- Explore the nuances of adoption and the lifelong impact that an adoption can have on an adoptee, their birth parents, and their adoptive parents. 

Join us Saturday, March 14, at our 26th Annual Adoption & Foster Care Conference and Barker's Annual Teen Connections Event for multiple opportunities to grow your understanding of the many facets of adoption.

View our event page to learn more and register