St. Lawrence County Foster Care Agencies

St. Lawrence County Foster Care Agencies

Foster Care Agencies in New York State

Children’s Home of Jefferson County – St Lawrence Program

Services Provided: The program recruits and trains prospective Foster Parents. Following a referral made by the appropriate county’s Department of Social Services, the program assists in youth placement. Once a youth is matched with a family, ongoing oversight, support, and casework services are provided. All prospective Foster Parents are required to complete a ten-week certification program. To assist in times of crisis, prospective Foster Parents are also trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. To ensure a continuum of learning, once certified, Foster Parents are required to attend ongoing trainings.

St Lawrence County Department of Social Services

Services Provided: 11 week modified MAPP course offered twice a year (Spring & Fall). Orientation meetings held in the afternoon and evening of the first Monday of every month at the county office building. Homestudy provided upon completion of training. County will contribute $30 toward the cost of physicals and pay for mandated housing code enforcement inspection. Families needed for teens and sibling groups. County pays certified foster parent to provide training and support for local foster/adoptive parents. Other contact is Stacey Brunet,, 315-379-2348

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