Why Choose Barker?

Since 1945, the Barker Adoption Foundation has served all members of the adoption circle as a licensed, non-profit agency serving Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Our comprehensive adoption center offers:

 

Today, Barker is regarded as one of the nation’s premier adoption agencies. Our life-cycle model of comprehensive services, robust educational programs, and commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice are the hallmarks of our work.

Whether you're considering placing a child for adoption or adopting a child… if you are an adoptive parent, a birth parent, or adopted person ... an adoption professional, a researcher, a therapist, or simply interested in adoption … you've come to the right place.

We're here to listen and to help with support and information.
 

IN THE BARKER SPOTLIGHT

Barker Celebrates National Adoption Month 

Saturday, November 22 at 10 AM: 
Barnes and Noble in Bethesda, MD

In recognition of National Adoption Day, Barker will lead the Children’s Storytime at 10 AM.  We’ll read adoption-themed children’s books and meet up with other Barker families.  Kids will receive Barker balloons and stickers.  Barker’s recommendations for adoption-themed books will be on display.  www.barnesandnoble.com

 


Save the Date! 

Saturday, March 21, 2014

The Barker Adoption Foundation’s
70th Anniversary Conference

Adoption and Foster Care

“The Commitment of a Lifetime: The Adoption Journey”

The Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center