Foster Care and Adoption Services
Take the first step. If you've ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent, join us for an informational session about what that means in Schenectady County. The need has never been greater.
All 2020 informational sessions are held at 5:30pm at a branch of the Schenectady County Public Library System.
*Due to concerns with the COVID-19 virus, the Schenectady County Department of Social Services is postponing the upcoming informational sessions for prospective foster/adoptive certification. We will send you updated information as we have it.
January 14 - Main Branch
February 4 - Phyllis Bornt Branch
March 4 - Glenville Branch
April 7 - Niskayuna Branch
May 5 - Rotterdam Branch
June 2 - Mont Pleasant Branch
July 14 - Main Branch
August 4 - Phyllis Bornt Branch
September 16 - Glenville Branch
October 6 - Mont Pleasant Branch
November 4 - Niskayuna Branch
December 1 - Rotterdam Branch
CLICK HERE for the print version of our 2020 Information Session Calendar
Training Sessions for Prospective Foster and Adoptive Parents*
Are you ready to take the next step in becoming a Foster Care and/or Adoptive Parent?
Please join us for our Spring 2020 Training Sessions, which run from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
For more information about Foster Care and Adoption please call 388-4736.
*Due to concerns with the COVID-19 virus, the Schenectady County Department of Social Services is postponing the upcoming spring training for prospective foster/adoptive certification. The training scheduled from April 15 - June 24 will be rescheduled at a later date and we will send you updated information as we have it.
If you are interested in fostering or adopting a child, you may call the Schenectady County Department of Social Services Foster/Adoptive Home Program at 518-388-4736 or you may use the Inquiry form below and the Program Coordinator will contact you.
Please include the following information in your email to the Program Coordinator:
- Interest (Adoption and/or Foster Care)
- Full Name
- Street Address
- City, State and Zip
- E-Mail Address
- Phone Number
Thank you for your interest in the Schenectady County Foster/Adoptive Home Program.