Foster Care and Adoption Services


Foster Care and Adoption Information Sessions


Foster Care and Adoption Information Sessions

If you’ve ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent, now is the time to take the first step
– because the need for caring foster and adoptive homes has never been greater.

Please join us for an informational session to learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent in Schenectady County.

All sessions will be held at 5:30pm at a branch of the Schenectady County Public Library System

January 3, 2019 SCPL Main Branch    February 4, 2019 SCPL Main Branch
March 6, 2019 SCPL Main Branch    April 4, 2019 SCPL Main Branch
May 6, 2019 Phyllis Bornt Branch    June 3, 2019 Phyllis Bornt Branch
July 9, 2019 Niskayuna Branch    August 6, 2019 Niskayuna Branch
September 11, 2019 Glenville Branch    October 2, 2019 Glenville Branch
November 4, 2019 Rotterdam Branch    December 3, 2019 Rotterdam Branch

Call (518) 388-4736 for more information.
CLICK HERE for our print version of our 2019 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 Fall 2019 Training Sessions

For more information about Foster Care and Adoption please call 388-4736.


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. 



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