Foster Care and Adoption Services
Have you ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent?
Now is the time to take the first step - call 388-4736 or fill out this simple form to receive information on how to get started.
- Join us for our next informational event, to explore foster care and adoption in Schenectady County! Our next session will be held on TUESDAY, MAY 14 at 5:30PM, at the Schenectady County Public Library Central Branch (99 Clinton Street, Schenectady). This informal session will be brief, and will offer an introductory look into the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent with Schenectady County. You will hear from caseworkers and other groups that offer support to foster parents. We hope you can join us for this fun evening of love and learning. Call 518-388-4736 for more information and to reserve your spot at the session. You may also reserve your spot through our Facebook page.
- The next training class for prospective foster and adoptive parents will begin soon. Please check back for more information.
- Additional foster care and adoption informational sessions will be held on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information and other upcoming sessions, please see our informational flyer, or visit our Facebook page.
Download our Foster Care/Adoption informational brochure HERE
The latest Foster Care/Adoption Newsletter (Winter 2012-2013) is now available!
Download previous Foster Care/Adoption newsletters:
From the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
A first-hand account of A Home for the Holidays by a mother and daughter
A moving essay by Dana Dornburgh, soccer mom and former Schenectady County resident, about her decision to become an adoptive mother.
SCCN: National Adoption Month
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