The Adoptive Families of the Capital Region, Inc. (AFCR)

Adoptive Families of the Capital Region (AFCR)

Parent Support Groups, Uncategorized

Serving Families in Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga counties as well as the counties of Greene, Columbia, Dutchess, Montgomery, Warren, Washington counties and beyond.

The Adoptive Families of the Capital Region, Inc. (AFCR) is an adoption support group for adoptive families and individuals hoping to build their family by adoption.  AFCR hosts a variety of adoption education programs and social events in New York’s Capital Region.

Individuals who have attended AFCR’s educational programs have increased their understanding of the complexities and lifelong aspects of adoption. Some of the topics presented in adoption education programs have included: how to adopt, openness in adoption, adoption and the schools, developmental issues, attachment issues, special needs adoption, and transracial adoption issues.  AFCR hosts social events for families and their adopted children which has included adoption cultural programs, playgroups, and outings for families.

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Contact Information:

  • Contact Person: Kim Penman
  • Address:  PO Box 603, Glenmont, NY 12077   
  • Phone: 518-763-8019
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