|Child Welfare Services
Foster parents play an essential role in providing temporary, safe, and nurturing homes to children when their parents are unable to care for them.
Please consider becoming a foster parent. We provide classes and ongoing training to foster parents in our community. Whenever possible we try to match foster children with foster parents who fit best together.
We focus on reuniting children with their families of origin whenever possible. This is done by focusing on strengths and implementing appropriate services. We must remain vigilant to give our children the best care and support possible, while working to bring permanency and stability into their lives.
We encourage you to visit the website
listed below to learn more about the foster care process.
This website contains detailed information about
For more information about foster care, please call 1-800-345-KIDS or http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/fostercare/