In the past 120 years, we have transformed into an integrated, comprehensive multi-service provider that helps children in their current home or finds them new families.
Search and Reunion: Children's Home Society of Washington acts as a confidential intermediary and conducts a search for adoptees and birth parents separated through adoption in Washington state. To request a file, receive information or obtain a birth certificate. Learn more
Wendy’s Wonderful Kids: A national program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, was established to encourage adoption of children who are 9 years or older and/or who have special needs from the foster care system. Our specially-trained adoption recruiters focus on older children, sibling groups and children with special needs. Learn more
Home Studies: We are no longer taking applications from new adoptive domestic and international families as CHSW is primarily focused on finding adoptive homes for children in Washington State's foster care system. For more information about becoming an adoptive family for a child in foster care, contact adoption and secure families director Courtney Angeles at 253-278-3745.