Onondaga County Adoption Agencies

Adoption Agencies in New York State

Adoption and Counseling Services

Services Provided: Full service New York State certified, private, not-for-profit, child placement . Works exclusively with Central New York families who live within a 90 mile radius of Syracuse, New York. Provides international, domestic infant and special needs adoption services.


Adoption STAR, Inc.

Services Provided: Provides child placement programs including domestic infant and international programs. Conducts home studies for prospective families throughout NYS, OH and FL interested in pursuing a domestic agency adoption, private adoption, international adoption and kinship adoption. Home study includes educational classes. International programs include Hungary and Bulgaria. Additional services include pre adoption education and support, Family STAR – A full service post adoption support program providing clinical counseling, support groups and nationwide post adoption contact correspondence services. Owner of Tapestry Books – premiere online source for adoption books and resources. See website for more info and upcoming events. Albany 518-391-2515; NYC 917-470-9340; Syracuse 315-703-7511; Binghamton 607-330-2158; Rochester 585-672-5227; Poughkeepsie 845-457-4883


Hillside Children’s Center

Services Provided: Information and referral on all aspects of adoption and foster care and support to concerned individuals and organizations. Will assist families interested in a waiting child to obtain training and home studies. Services include annual conference, international / domestic homestudies, birthmother support network, search support for birth families, monthly homestudy and information classes, and pre & post adoption parent support groups. Youth support groups also available.


New Hope Family Services

Services Provided: New Hope Family Services, Inc., is a private, voluntary, not-for-profit corporation that is authorized by the New York State Department of Social Services to provide adoption, foster care, and related counseling services. Although New Hope’s office is located in Syracuse, the Agency provides adoption services throughout New York State.


Onondaga County Department of Social Services

Services Provided: We are seeking dedicated individuals and families that are willing to share their lives, love and knowledge with children in need of a loving home in our community. We need homes for children of all ages, especially homes with diverse cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds. In addition, we have a great need for foster homes for sibling groups, teenagers and children with special needs, including mental health and developmental issues.

  • Contact Person: Molly Prichard
  • Address: 421 Montgomery St. 6th Fl, Syracuse, NY 13202
  • Phone: 315-435-3827
  • Email: mprichar@hillside.com

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