Westchester County Parent Support Groups

Parent Support Groups for Foster and Adoptive Parents in New York

Adoptive Parents Committee – Hudson Reg

Services Provided: Adoptive Parents Committee (APC) is a not-for-profit parents support group offering support to parents at all stages of their adoption journey. Please visit website to check-in for meeting times, a locations and other events for Hudson and Connecticut chapter. APC meetings are free and open to the public. Post adoption workshops, monthly meetings with pre and post adoption topics, social activities, and annual conference.


FRUA Hudson Valley New York

Service Provided: Local Chapter of Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption. FRUA focuses on international adoption support resources for families completed through adoption in Eastern European and Central Asian countries. FRUA provides a community that nurtures children and supports parents, family and adoption education resources, and the world-class FRUA National Education Conference.


Geraldine Brown

Services Provided: Experienced Foster and Adoptive Parent who is willing to provide information and support for other foster and adoptive families.

  • Address: 808 Tuckahoe Road #1A, Yonkers, NY 10710
  • Phone: 914-268-0624 (H), 937-470-1019 (C)
  • Email: b.geraldine816@gmail.com

Hudson Valley DDSO – OPWDD

Services Provided: Family Support Services Coordinators are available at each of OPWDD’s regional Developmental Disabilities Services Offices (DDSOs) to help families access Family Support Services. Family Support Services can help in times of crisis when a family member or loved one becomes ill, or when things get difficult at home for other reasons. Find out more information about these services and supports by calling your local Family Support Services Coordinator. Support services may include: information and referral, family and individual counseling, recreation, after-school programs, support groups, transportation and specialized equipment and home modifications. Other contacts are Mary Newhard845-947-6335 and Claudia Spaziante 914-332-8958

  • Contact Person: Patricia Walker-Albertus
  • Phone: 845-947-6334
  • Website: www.opwdd.ny.gov

Westchester Resource for Adoption Program (WRAP)

Services Provided: Westchester Resource for Adoption Program (WRAP) adoption support program at Westchester Institute for Human Development. Monthly support groups for adoptive parents and children. Parent to parent connections, information and referral, library, training events and short term clinical consultation.

To find upcoming foster and adoptive parent support group meetings, trainings, and other special events on the Coalition's event calendar click here.

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