Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth – Hudson
Services Provided: Berkshire Farm Center can help you make a real difference for a child in need. Our offices are located throughout New York State, and we are passionate about ensuring that children who need foster care have a safe, loving, nurturing home. To ensure a true system of care at the least restrictive levels, we offer treatment (regular) and therapeutic foster care for children and youth from birth to 21 years of age.
Columbia County Department of Social Services
Services Provided: County contracts with Berkshire Farms to do homefinding for FC and Adoption, but would like families to contact Cindy first.. 30 hour MAPP provided at least 2 x yearly. More if necessary. CPR certification required. Will work cooperatively with other states and counties to facilitate training and certification for families interested in Columbia Cty kids and visa versa.
- Contact Person: Cindy Jennings
- Phone: 518-828-9411 ext 196
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Maternity Services
Services Provided: Multi-Service private non profit agency serving 14 counties in Albany Roman Catholic Diocese. Three adoption programs: Healthy Infant, International, and Special Needs/Waiting Kids. Also has residential and foster care programs, Call intake services for information on adotion fees and process and becoming a foster parent. see
- Contact Person: Intake Services
- Address: 27 N Main Ave, Albany, NY 12203
- Phone: 518-482-8836
- Website: http://www.cccms.org/
Northeast Parent & Child Society
Services Provided: Northeast Parent & Child Society’s Therapeutic Foster Family Program provides foster and pre-adoptive homes for children in care. One on one orientations held at eight program sites immediately following phone or email inquiries. 10 week MAPP training class offered two times a year at each program site to service children and families throughout the Capital Region, North Country, Central and Southern Tier Regions. Each child and family is assigned a skilled Clinical Case Manager who provides weekly in-home therapeutic counseling and support services. See website for further information and online recruitment form.
Parsons Child & Family Center
Services Provided: Foster Care Programs and Waiting Child Adoption Services. Prospective Parent Course available every 6 weeks. Orientations provided in many locations. Counseling & support services provided to children and resource families. There is no charge for our placement services. Serves Albany, Ulster, Columbia, Warren, Washington, Schenectady, Rennselaer, Greene and Essex counties On-line info form.
St. Catherine’s Center for Children
Services Provided: Multi-service agency providing community based and residential services, and therapeutic foster care for children who have emotional and behavioral needs that may be treated in a home setting by specially trained foster parents. Foster Parent Recruiting/Training, 10 week MAPP classes are held in the spring and Fall. Usually on a Tuesday evening from 5:30-8pm. Will provide individual training as needed. Call to schedule an intake appointment. Foster Parents receive on going training, monthly paid respite, and 24 hour emergency services.