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There are more than 400,000 children and teens in the Foster Care system, and every single one deserves a chance at happiness, belonging, safety and love.


Kids in foster care are good kids in a bad situation and deserve a fresh start to life. They need a caring foster parent who is patient and understanding. When given the opportunity, many of these children begin to thrive.


Foster parents play an essential role in providing temporary, safe, nurturing homes for children when their parents are unable to care for them. New York State continues to find permanent safe and caring homes for our children.


Foster Care Agencies. A license is required to operate a foster home. An application and a home study are required. All adults living in the home must successfully complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check.


A foster parent works with a team which includes the child, the child's family, the foster care agency and the Family Court. Some foster parents become adoptive parents. Become a foster or adoptive parent, and help a child feel safe and loved.


Community-Based Care is a new way of providing foster care and case management services that calls on a community-based approach to meeting the individual and unique needs of children, youth, and families. Within a geographic service area, a single contractor is responsible for finding foster homes or other living arrangements for children in ...


Catholic Guardian Services. Services Provided: Agency runs foster family, therapeutic, kinship and special medical foster care programs.Recruiting families in the Bronx and Manhattan. Applicants who are interested in becoming foster parents with an agency, must attend an introductory Orientation which are held at several agency locations.


Foster Care Case Manager. Foster Care Case Managers are responsible for the safety of and services to children in foster care and their families. · Assessing the needs of children to determine the best ...


Kinship Foster Care: Because being placed with family is less traumatizing than traditional foster care, kinship care keeps children with relatives who have been identified by the child protective services placement staff and are willing to go through the foster parent screening process. Services are similar to traditional foster care.


New York State Foster Care Agencies in St. Lawrence County; become a foster family, adopt an older child, find therapeutic foster, access kinship care foster programs. Orientations, training and support throughout New York State.