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Pre- and Post-Adoption Services

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Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition - New York


The Adoptive and Foster Family Care Coalition of New York website provides a multitude of adoption and foster care information and resources.

Foster Care and Adoption Support Services available throughout New York State including post adoption support services, after adoption resources, training, education, social connections and events. To find additional foster care, adoption, kinship, family support and therapeutic services in your county click here for adoption and foster care services map of New York.

Additional Information

This website contains contact information by county for:

  • NYS Adoption Agencies
  • NYS Foster Care Agencies
  • NYS Foster Care and Adoption Support Services
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Therapists and Counselors for Adoptive Families



  • 888-354-1342, Toll Free, Monday-Friday - 9 - 5 p.m.


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