Ontario County Foster Care Agencies

Foster Care Agencies in New York State

Hillside Children’s Center Monroe County Region

Services Provided: Multi-service agency based in Rochester, NY providing long-term and short term therapeutic foster care services in 20 NYS counties. Rochester office serves Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, and Yates counties. Pre-certification training and home study takes 3-6 months. Emphasis placed on working with birth families. Foster families receive weekly visits from FP support team, 24 hour on-call support and respite services. Also provides infant, international, and special needs adoptions services.

Ontario County Department of Social Services

Services Provided: 30 Hour MAPP course offered twice a year. Orientation held prior to course. County provides foster parents with free consulstation with therapists, monthly meetings with outside consultant to discuss concerns and support issues. 24 hour on-call caseworkers for support. Monthly stipends provided to cover costs of children in care as well as medical coverage, and Newsletter. Clearances, medicals, and references required from prospective foster/adoptive parents. Foster families needed for children of all ages with special needs children. Member of regional Foster/Adoptive Parent Network.

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