Paths for Families Paths for Families


  • Navigating Adoption
    I’m Pregnant

    I’m Pregnant

    If you're facing an unintended pregnancy or have recently given birth, we're here for you with free and confidential all-options counseling, resources, and support. Connect with our pregnancy counselors 24/7 via call or text at 800-439-0233.

    I Want to Adopt

    I Want to Adopt

    Browse our network of adoption services including infant and foster care adoption, home studies, and post-adoption support.

    I Need Post-Adoption Support

    I Need Post-Adoption Support

    Explore our network of services including specialized counseling and support groups that help to stabilize and improve behavioral health symptoms.

  • Counseling & Support
  • Training & Education


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Ways to Give

Paths for Families' mission is to build and support healthy lifelong connections for every child and advocate for continuous improvement of systems that strengthen family well-being. We're grateful for your contributions and offer a variety of flexible donation preferences so that you can choose which option is best for you! Thank you for your support as we work to make a difference in the lives of every child, every family, every step of the way.

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Tax-Deductible Donations

Employer Donations

Stocks or Bonds

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Donor-Advised Funds

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Planned Giving

  • Will or Estate Planning
  • Support the Endowment Fund
    • Your investment in the Paths for Families Endowment Fund ensures the sustainability of Paths for Families and allows us to continue to grow and expand our impact in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and beyond. Contact Margo Devine to learn more or donate.
  • Support Building Futures: The Janice Goldwater Legacy Fund
    • Through the generosity of Bob and Beth Collins, Building Futures: The Janice Goldwater Legacy Fund was established with a $250,000 donation. This investment fund will allow the services established over 30 years ago by Janice Goldwater, Founder & CEO, to continue to expand and flourish in the years to come. Contact Margo Devine to learn more or donate.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-peer fundraising harnesses the power of social networks and individual connections, allowing you to be a proactive advocate for Paths for Families. Consider supporting Paths for Families by hosting:

  • A Celebration Fundraiser for a Birthday or Another Special Event
  • Game Nights
  • Bake Sales

Reach out if you’d like to discuss some options or learn more!

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