Franklin County Department of Social Services
Services Provided: 30 Hour MAPP training held 2 x yearly. Call for information on orientation sessions. Need families for teens ages 12 and up.
- Contact Person: Bianca Roriquiz
- Address: 355 West Main Street #331, Malone, NY 12953
- Phone: 518-481-1812
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.
Madison County Department of Social Services
Services Provided: Families who call for information are sent application packet and invited to information meeting held about 6 weeks prior to 30 hour MAPP course offered 2 x yearly. Adoptive families needed for children ages 8 and above. Families with an indicated abuse / neglect report are automatically disqualified.
The House of the Good Shepherd
Services Provided: Looking for homes where kids who have experienced trauma can receive guidance, support and a caring family. You might be surprised at the diversity of our foster parent families. They might be young parents, empty nesters, single child families, or those unable to have children of their own. We especially encourage relatives of our children to consider foster care. We call it “kinship,” and it’s a wonderful way for a child to stay in familiar surroundings with people he or she knows. In Utica area, call Jamie Andrews or Sue Novak at 315.235.7700. In Watertown area, call Jason Hibbard or Gayle Reilly at 315.782.8064.
- Address: 1550 Champlin Ave, Utica, NY 13502
- Phone: see description for number
- Website: http://www.hgs-utica.com/foster-care/become-a-foster-parent/