Adoption/Foster Care Services

ADOPTION SERVICES

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides information and referral on adoption, foster care, and post-adoption services. Connects prospective parents to local social service agencies.
LocationRensselaer
Geographical AreaNew York State (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Nassau, Suffolk counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 800-345-5437 or Check website: www.ocfs.state.ny.usEmail: adopme@dfa.state.ny.us
Intake RequirementsApplication required
Additional RequirementsAdoption packet and Background check
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, All languages on Helplines
EligibilityIndividuals and couples, age 21 and up
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 52 Washington Street, Room 261 West
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rensselear, NY 12144
Main Phone 518-486-7078
Emergency/After Hours Phone 800-635-1522 (Mandated Reporter Hotline)
Other Phone 518-473-7793 ( Public Information) / 716-847-3123 (Native American Services) / 866-871-3000 (Blind Services) / 518-486-7078 (Adoption)
Fax 518-486-7625
Service Location Email info@ocfs.state.ny.us
Web Address www.ocfs.state.ny.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Affiliated Program: ADOPTION SERVICES
This Service: Adoption/Foster Care Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption Evaluation/Placement (PH-0300.0350)
Adoption Information/Referrals (PH-0300.0400)