Affiliations / Accreditation / Policy

Passionately committed to the belief that every child deserves to thrive in a nurturing, permanent family, NCFA’s mission is to meet the diverse needs of children, birth parents, adopted individuals, adoptive families, and all those touched by adoption through global advocacy, education, research, legislative action, and collaboration.
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COA accredits the full continuum of child welfare, behavioral health, and community-based social services. They currently accredit more than 2,200 organizations and programs serving more than 7 million individuals and families.
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The Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services is a statewide organization of private agencies. Their members are the service providers who provide the direct "hands-on" programs and supports needed to achieve and maintain permanency and safety for children and youth and stability for families.
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PANO is the statewide membership organization serving and advancing the nonprofit sector through advocacy, collaboration, education and other services in order to improve the overall quality of life in Pennsylvania. PANO exists to support the incredible work of the nonprofit sector and highlight the critical role nonprofits serve.
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PSRFA advocates for all those who care about children and their families. They work supportively with foster, adoptive, and kinship families, and with local foster parent associations and agencies who care for the children they serve.
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Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries offers a range of social services for children, youths, and families. Their permanency-focused services offer adoption, foster care and foster-to-adopt services, with an emphases on finding families for older youths.
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