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 learn more, request a file, 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. 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.