Coalition HelpLine Foster and Kinship Care Support Parent Support Groups
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Our HelpLine is the only statewide, free service designed specifically to assist foster, adoptive and kinship families, related professionals and those wanting to foster or become parents. We’re here to help.

We offer support to foster and kinship families including our Family Allegation Support Team, Family Court Education and Support, Ombudsman and more post adoption support services. The Coalition supports and coordinates volunteer and agency-led parent support groups for foster, adoptive and kinship parents throughout the state.
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A free, confidential assessment, education, support, referral and brief counseling service available to adoptive and guardianship families, and to professionals who work with adoptive and guardianship families. We offer several opportunities for families, parent support groups, agencies and professionals to build their skills including our annual Conference, a full menu of trainings offered and videos. As the state’s foster and adoptive parent association, the Coalition advocacy focuses on issues that need system-wide attention through legislative and administrative advocacy.
Family Information and Resources Foster Care and Adoption Conference New York Services Directory
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We provide foster, kinship and adoptive families in New York State with the information they need to make informed decisions and the resources to help them and their children.

The Coalition presents the state’s annual foster care and adoption conference each May in Albany for both foster and adoptive parents, relative caregivers, and professionals. We offer an online online directory of foster care and adoption services that lists adoption agencies, foster care program, therapists and more by county.

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