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The Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York is growing. We are seeking a new team member! Click for full job description and how to apply.
ew York’s Daily News “Voice of the People” published an op-ed piece authored by Pat O’Brien and Sarah Gerstenzang, our interim executive director and board president.
The New York Times published an article regarding the controversial ‘Preserving Family Bonds Act” debate on their front page.. This is the Coalition’s response.
Beginning in April 2019, the Coalition’s Adoptive and Guardianship Assistance Program for Everyone (AGAPE) will grow to serve four more counties – Madison, Cortland, Cayuga and Chenango. In total, we will provide post adoption services through OCFS’s Regional Permanency Resource Centers.
We’ll be coming to the Ithaca area soon and are looking to continue doing short interviews with foster parents interested in speaking about their experiences. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the form.
Please join us for the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York’s “Summer Book Read”! This year, we will be reading Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens together.