Adoption/Foster Care Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceFoster care placement occurs when it is determined that a child is at imminent risk of serious harm due to abuse or neglect by a parent or when the child has been adjudicated by Family Court to be a Juvenile Delinquent or a PINS (Person In Need of Supervision). A child may be placed in a foster home, group home, or institution, depending on the child's needs. While a child is in the temporary care and custody of the Commissioner of Social Services, services are
provided to rectify the problems and reunite the family.
Geographical AreaRensselaer County
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATION:RENSSELAER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES PUBLIC ASSISTANCEFlanigan Square547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180Tony Burke, Director of Assistance ProgramsEmail:
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake RequirementsCall for information
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityRensselaer County residents
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 Administration Building
Physical Site Address 2 127 Bloomingrove Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Troy, NY 12180
Main Phone 518-833-6000
Emergency/After Hours Phone 518-283-2000 (After Hours) or 518-833-6000 (Main and After Hours)
Other Phone 518-266-7900 Service/Intake; Agency's Complaint, contact: Theresa A. Beaudoin, Commissioner at 518-833-6000 Ext. 6005
Fax 518-283-7884
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Program: FOSTER CARE
This Service: Adoption/Foster Care Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Foster Homes for Dependent Children (PH-6300.2000)