Who We Are


Welcome to the internet site of the private adoption practice "Adoption SA".
Social workers Joan Nathanson and Zoë Cohen specialize in providing adoption and related services. They have been involved in the field of adoption for over 20 years. During this time they have been privileged to facilitate hundreds of adoptions, both locally and internationally. Adoption SA can offer you a personalized and professional service in order to meet your adoption needs.

Services in this field include counselling of birth parents, counselling of prospective adoptive parents, screening of applicants for adoption, adoption placements, home studies, family adoptions and post adoption aftercare. A vital aspect of adoption is pre and post adoption support. The practice offers regular support groups for adoptive parents. Adoption SA also offer counselling services as well as services relating to legal social work.

The practice is situated in Johannesburg, but the social workers are able to work anywhere in South Africa.