Schoharie County Foster Care Agencies

Schoharie County Parent Support Groups

Parent Support Groups for Foster and Adoptive Parents in New York

Adoption Navigation Services at Parsons C&F Center

Services Provided: The ultimate goal of the program is to navigate and support families through all phases of adoption while empowering them for growth, and to support positive outcomes for all involved through the provision of the following services: training opportunities, referral to adoption sensitive practitioners, agencies, child care info and referral, consultation and support. Anyone interested in adoption support can access by calling the helpline # below. See program flyer for more info.

Adoptive Families of the Capital Region (AFCR)

Services Provided: 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.

 Capital Region Adoptive & Foster Family Support (CRAFFS)

Services Provided: CRAFFS is a support group for foster and adoptive parents in the capital region. We meet monthly for support group meetings, and for play dates and social events as well. CRAFFS also offers a babysitting co-op run through the group website. Visit us at, or visit our Facebook page at for more information. This is a group for foster or adoptive parents in Fulton, Montgomery, Albany, Schenectady, Schoharie and surrounding counties. 

To find upcoming foster and adoptive parent support group meetings, trainings, and other special events on the Coalition's event calendar cclick here.

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