Adoption/Foster Care Services

FOSTER CARE/ADOPTION SERVICES

 
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General Information
Description of ServicePlacement Services provides temporary care and nurturing of a child while seeking permanence either through a return to their parent, another family member, or by providing them with a caring and committed adoptive family.
LocationWashington
Geographical AreaWashington County
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall for information, 518-746-2300
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful TipsChildren must be placed in the custody of Washington County DSS to receive adoption services.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Translation Line (available if needed)
EligibilityPlacement in DSS custody is necessary and Court Ordered through the Washington County Family Court Judge.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 383 Broadway
Physical Site Address 2 Municipal Center Building B
Physical Site City, State, Zip Fort Edward, NY 12828
Main Phone 518-746-2300 Administrative
Hotline Phone 888-208-4485 Toll Free: Child Support Helpline
Emergency/After Hours Phone 518-746-2142 After Hours: Emergency Services
Web Address www.co.washington.ny.us/Departments/Dss/dss.htm
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: WASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Affiliated Program: FOSTER CARE/ADOPTION SERVICES
This Service: Adoption/Foster Care Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption Evaluation/Placement (PH-0300.0350)
Foster Homes for Dependent Children (PH-6300.2000)