Every Child Deserves
a Safe, Permanent, and Loving Family.
The Barker Adoption Foundation named
"one of the best" Nonprofits
by the Catalogue for Philanthropy.
Important Update— Please read a note to our community amidst COVA-19 from our Executive Director and CEO, Sue Hollar here.
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
The Barker Adoption Foundation's 75th Anniversary Benefit Gala initially scheduled for May 2, 2020, at the Embassy of France has been rescheduled due to public health concerns.
We are thrilled to announce our new date- Friday, October 9, 2020.
Many of you have let us know how eager you are to attend and celebrate Barker with family, old friends, and new. For more information, you may visit our event page.
We look forward to seeing you at the Embassy of France on October 9, for this joyous occasion!Learn More
Annual Adoption Conference New Date! - Saturday, November 14
We are thrilled to announce that we have rescheduled the conference and teen event for Saturday, November 14, 2020, and look forward to seeing you then. November is an exciting month to bring together hundreds of adult adoptees, birth parents, adoptive parents, and adoption professionals from around the region and the country as it marks National Adoption Month!
Many of you have let us how eager you are to attend the conference later this year, and we hope that all who previously registered will join us on November 14. Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you at the conference in November!Learn More