Broome County Adoption Agencies

Adoption Agencies in New York State

Adoption STAR, Inc.

Services Provided: Provides child placement programs including domestic infant and international programs. Conducts home studies for prospective families throughout NYS, OH and FL interested in pursuing a domestic agency adoption, private adoption, international adoption and kinship adoption. Home study includes educational classes. International programs include Hungary and Bulgaria. Additional services include pre adoption education and support, Family STAR – A full service post adoption support program providing clinical counseling, support groups and nationwide post adoption contact correspondence services. Owner of Tapestry Books – premiere online source for adoption books and resources. See website for more info and upcoming events. Albany 518-391-2515; NYC 917-470-9340; Syracuse 315-703-7511; Binghamton 607-330-2158; Rochester 585-672-5227; Poughkeepsie 845-457-4883
Contact Person Michelle Fried
Address: 131 John Muir Drive, Amherst, NY 14228 Phone: 716-639-3900
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Catholic Charities of Broome County

Services Provided: Provides all aspects of adoption services including: domestic and international home studies, placement supervision, preparation for legal adoption, and post placement services. The services are provided by a staff of New York State Certified Social Workers and a Registered Nurse. Additionally, The PPA program offers STEP-Early Childhood classes and the “The Happiest Baby” (an infant parenting program).
Contact Person: Shelly Kaminsky
Address: 232 Main St. Binghamton, NY 13905 Phone: 607-729-9166
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Family and Children’s Society of Broome County

Services Provided: Services provided are home studies and post-placement reports for local families (Southern Tier Region of NY) seeking domestic or international placements through other agencies or independent adoption.  Counseling is also provided for individuals and families with adoption issues.

Contact Person: Sharon Foster Aaron

Address: 257 Main St, Binghamton, NY 13905 Phone: 607-729-6026

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The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference

Services Provided: The Homefinding and Adoption Unit at the Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference provides certification, training and maintenance of approximately 130 foster/adoptive homes throughout Broome County and surrounding areas. The Adoption Unit facilitates the adoptive process for children who have become freed for adoption through Broome County Family Court and who are enrolled in the Children’s Home Close to Home foster care program. The agency processes inquiries, provides a monthly informational meeting for interested community members and offers the 10 week GPSII/MAPP certification course, along with Deciding Together, a one on one certification offering.
Contact Person: Aliscia Gaucher
Address:  182 Chenango St, Binghamton, NY 13901-1696  Phone: 607-772-6904
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