Cortland County Department of Social Services
Services Provided: MAPP Training (Model Approach to Partnerships In Parenting) offered twice per year (Spring & Fall) on Thursday evenings from 6-9pm for ten weeks. Monthly trainings offered for certified foster parents, and quarterly newsletter. Recruitment priority is foster parents for teens and sibling groups in the City of Cortland. Looking for committed individuals interested in learning more about helping children and families in need, and supporting them through the reunification process and open to discussing possible adoption when reunification efforts are not successful. Catholic Charities adoption intake contact: Tammy McCall 607-756-3486
Hillside Children’s Center Central Region
Services Provided: Multi-service agency based in Rochester, NY providing long-term and short term therapeutic foster care services in 20 NYS counties. Syracuse office serves Onondaga, Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Oswego and Tompkins counties. office Pre-certification training and home study takes 3-6 months. Emphasis placed on working with birth families. Foster families receive weekly visits from FP support team, 24 hour on-call support and respite services. Also provides infant, international, and special needs adoptions services.