Governor Cuomo: VETO S4203A | A2199A!

We implore New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to VETO S4203A / A2199A the supposed “Preserving Family Bonds Act”. Mediation and support preserves family bonds. A court order does not! This bill, if signed into law, will unfairly subject adoptive families to years of ongoing legal expense and undeserved intervention

Coalition’s Summer Book Read 2019

Please join us for the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York’s “Summer Book Read”! The Coalition hosts the Book Club on Facebook.

How Do I Talk to My Kids About Drugs?

Register Now for Wednesday, June 19th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) located at 755 Waverly Ave in Holtsville.

Circle of Trauma: Ellenville

RSVP Now for Saturday, July 13th from 12:30 to 3:00 PM at Ellenville Public Library and Museum located at 40 Center Street in Ellenville

Advisory Committee | Dinner Meeting

Friday, May 31, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 pm Hilton Albany | Room 1415 In order that we can focus on the time meeting together and not waste time on the […]

Resources for adopted youth, foster youth and youth being raised by adults other than their biological parents.

Beyond High School

Our apologies; the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York will be rescheduling this workshop due to staff illness. It will be presented at the 30th Annual New York State Foster Care and Adoption Conference as planned and we will set a date for a local workshop in the near future.

Express Yourself! Elmira!

RSVP for Saturday, April 27th from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Ernie Davis Community Center located at 350 East 5th Street in Elmira.

Circle of Trauma: Poughkeepsie

Register Now for Wednesday, 5/8, 6 PM to 8:30 PM at Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services located at 60 Market Street in Poughkeepsie.

Black History Celebration; Suffolk

Due to inclement weather this evening we have gone ahead and canceled tonight’s event. We will be rescheduling this event for Thursday, March 7th in Amityville (@ Kids Need More) from 6 pm to 8 pm.

2019 Empowered to Connect; Long Island!

The Empower to Connect Conference 2019 Live Event takes place on April 5th and 6th from 10 AM to 6 PM. The entire conference is simulcast LIVE at CenterPoint Church – Bay Shore Campus located at 68 Redington St in Bay Shore

The Empower to Connect Conference 2019 Live Event takes place on April 5th and 6th form 10 AM to 6 PM. The entire conference is simulcast LIVE to the Coalition's hosted Rockland location: All Souls Community Church located at 81 Washington Avenue in Suffern.

2019 Empowered to Connect; Suffern!

The Empower to Connect Conference 2019 Live Event takes place on April 5th and 6th form 10 AM to 6 PM. The entire conference is simulcast LIVE to the Coalition’s hosted Rockland location: All Souls Community Church located at 81 Washington Avenue in Suffern.

2019 Empowered to Connect; New Paltz!

The Empower to Connect Conference 2019 Live Event takes place on April 5th and 6th from 10 AM to 6 PM. The entire conference is simulcast LIVE at the AGAPE Hudson Valley office at 108 Main Street in New Paltz

Adoption Connection; Beacon

Next meeting on Saturday, August 24th from 10AM to 12PM at the Howland Library located at 313 Main Street in Beacon

Hey, Kiddo

National Book Award Finalist
by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Delaware and Otsego Counties Support Group Meeting Circle of Trauma parent Training

Circle of Trauma Training; Delhi

November 3th, 2018 Delaware and Otsego Parent Support Group Meeting Training; Circle of Trauma, held at the Delhi Public Safety Building located at 280 Phoebe Lane, Delhi, NY