AGAPE – Hudson Valley

Post Adoption Support

Adoption and Guardianship Assistance Program for Everyone

Serving Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster Counties.

108 Main Street, New Paltz | 845-679-9900


Funded by the Regional Permanency Resource Centers initiative of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services’ (OCFS), the Coalition opened the AGAPE Hudson Valley office in the December of 2016.

AGAPE Hudson Valley serves families in Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties who have adopted a child or those that have become guardians of a relative’s child.  By providing supportive services and connecting families to resources such as parent trainings, support groups for both parents and youths, peer mentoring, navigation for cross-system needs, therapeutic services referrals, counseling, or other supports to help families address issues as they arise, the AGAPE program helps post-adoptive and post-guardianship families through the unique challenges they face following an adoption or guardianship.

AGAPE’s services are provided free of charge. It is open for families who have adopted through foster care or private adoption whether domestically or internationally.  Services are also available for relatives caring for a child through G docket guardianship. Whether it’s a simple question, a need for more training or a more challenging problem, we are here to guide you.

Meet the AGAPE Hudson Valley Team

Sharon Williams AFFCNY

Sharon Williams

AGAPE Hudson Valley Director
sharon@affcny.org
845-679-9900 X1013

Kylie Regan

Family Support Specialist
kylie@affcny.org
845-679-9900 X1008

Trudy Kent

Family Support Specialist
trudy@affcny.org
845-517-3335

The AGAPE Hudson Valley office is open Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 5 pm. On Fridays, we open at 8:30 am, but close at 3 pm.

The HelpLine is always available 24 hours a day, seven days a week!

You can find AGAPE Hudson Valley staff at Orange County DSS office in Goshen on Wednesdays from 9 AM to 12 PM and over at Dutchess Country Department  of Community & Family Services (DCFS) on Thursdays form 9 Am until 12 PM.  Office hours in Ulster Country DSS are in the works.

Trudy staffs the AGAPE Hudson Valley Rockland county satellite office at Rockland County DSS in Pomona on  Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 AM to 3:30 PM and Thursdays from 9 AM to 4:30 PM.


Funded by the Regional Permanency Resource Centers initiative of the

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