Lewis County Adoption Agencies

Adoption Agencies in New York State

Catholic Charities Diocese of Ogdensburg

Services Provided: Adoption coordinator for all offices in the Diocese serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, St Lawrence, and northern Herkimer & Hamilton Counties.  Local offices provide casework and counseling with birth parents. Services to prospective families centralized in Ogdensburg. Prospective family services include domestic and international homestudies, post placement visits and reports, preparation of paperwork for adoption finalization court proceedings and reseach for non-identifying inforamtion.  No education component, families referred to web and local information resources.  See website for regional office locations.


Lewis County Department of Social Services

Services Provided: Foster parents provide temporary care for children who are unable to live with their birth families or guardians. Individual orientation meetings scheduled upon inquiry. Orientation provides a general overiew and information for interested persons. A ten week training program is offered twice a year. We also offer a seven week training program as an alternative when the ten week program is not a viable option. Families willing to work with all age children (including adolescents) and birth families are needed.

  • Address:  PO Box 193, Outer Stowe Street, Lowville, NY 13367 
  • Phone: 315-376-5403
  • Website: lewiscountyny.org

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