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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

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

FREE workshop series for adoptive and guardianship parents raising children with adverse childhood experiences or difficult past histories.

Reframing Parenting Series; Suffolk

Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3 and 11/10 at the Kids Need More offices at 600 Albany Avenue, Amityville, New York

Reframing Parenting Series; Chemung

Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13 and 10/20 at the Higher Hope Church on 356 Maple Street, Big Flats, NY.

Reframing Parenting Series; Broome

Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 PM on 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20 and 11/27 at the First Baptist Church of Whitney Point at 2938 US Hwy 11, Whitney Point, NY

Job Openings at the Coalition

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.

take the 2017 parent survey

AFFCNY Parent Survey

We would appreciate your taking the time to complete our 2017 Parent Survey. It is open to all adoptive parents, foster parents or relatives providing kinship care for children in […]

Jesus

Jesus is a kind and sweet young man who would like a forever family to support him in his life and education journey. LEARN MORE about Jesus

2018 Conference Planning Survey

Thank you for attending our 2017 Foster Care and Adoption Conference. While most of the attendees did fill out the post conference evaluation, we would love to know more details […]

Prudent Parenting Mini Survey

We Want to Hear from You! The Reasonable and Prudent Parenting Standard is part of 2014 Federal legislation designed to empower foster parents to provide a “more normal” childhood experience […]

Fundraiser on September 29th

Called “an invaluable portrait of an imperfect system” by The Hollywood Reporter, Tough Love, a documentary by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal will be featured at our September event.  

Multi-Cultural Families and Transracial Adoption Books

Essential books recommended by the Coalition  for foster and adoptive families, plus  anyone else who can benefit from a greater understanding of adoption and foster care. A portion of books purchased through Amazon […]

Books about Open Adoptions

Essential books recommended by the Coalition  for foster and adoptive families, plus  anyone else who can benefit from a greater understanding of adoption and foster care. A portion of books purchased through Amazon […]

Qwuamain

Qwuamain is easy to laugh but also knows when he needs to be serious. He loves to smile, play sports, visit with his siblings, and spend time outdoors. LEARN MORE […]

Cayuga County Parent Support Groups

Community support and parenting help though foster and adoptive parent support groups throughout Cayuga County, New York; directory listings of family support group meetings.

Schenectady County Therapists

Find family counseling and therapy services in Schenectady County, New York on the AFFCNY’s Online Adoption Therapy Directory Listings; therapeutic services, adoption counselors and psychologists, post adoption support