Washington County Foster Care Agencies

Foster Care Agencies in New York State

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/

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.


Washington County Department of Social Services

Services Provided: 30 Hour MAPP class held 2 x yearly in spring and fall. Callers are sent application packets and scheduled for orientation and information meetings with staff prior to enrollment in class. If family has previous training or experience they will work individually to provide refresher course. Will assist families to complete training in nearby counties/agencies if no upcoming local course scheduled. Have need for foster families for older children and large sibling groups.

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