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.
Warren County Department of Social Services
Services Provided: 30 hour GPSII course held twice a year. Callers are provided with basic information and invited to orientation meetings held prior to training. If no upcoming training scheduled, agency will begin homestudy and suggest family enroll in course in neighboring county. Prospective adoptive families are encouraged to search for children waiting in other jurisdictions and states.