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    Programs that assess the needs and capabilities of children who have been relinquished for adoption, compile the children's social and medical histories, make arrangements for care and supervision of the children prior to placement, evaluate prospective adoptive applicants including a review of adoptive home studies, if available, and select and approve prospective adoptive homes.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesAdoption services are provided through the agency's Foster Care Unit in an effort to find adoptive homes for children in foster care who have been surrendered by their parents or whose parent's parental rights have been terminated by the Family Court. Services and support are provided to the child, the birth family, and the adoptive parents.SchoharieADOPTIONSCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesProvides information and support services to families who want to be foster or adoptive parents.FranklinADOPTION AND FOSTER CAREFRANKLIN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesSaratoga County DSS places children who are freed for adoption in approved adoptive homes and finalizes adoptions through the Family Court system; arranges for judicial surrender for parents who want to surrender their parental rights and place children in permanent homes.SaratogaADOPTION EVALUATION/PLACEMENTSARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesProvides domestic infant and international adoption services, such as counseling for expectant parents, adoption placements, post placement supervision and support, post adoption counseling services and support groups.ErieADOPTION SERVICESADOPTION STAR
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesAdoption services are provided to all children under 18 years old who are legally free for adoption. Children become free for adoption when the natural parent's rights have been terminated. Termination of parental rights can occur when the parent willingly signs legal documents, before a judge, surrendering the child for adoption. Termination of parental rights also occurs when a child is adjudicated by a Family Court Judge as permanently neglected or abused. All "freed" children are under the guardianship of the Commissioner of Social Services.GreeneADOPTION SERVICESGREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesProvides information and referral on adoption, foster care, and post-adoption services. Connects prospective parents to local social service agencies.RensselaerADOPTION SERVICESNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesAdoption Services assists children who have no permanent guardian to become adopted.AlbanyADOPTION SERVICES PROGRAMALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
    Adoption/Foster Care ServicesPlacement 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.WashingtonFOSTER CARE/ADOPTION SERVICESWASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Support ServicesProvides supportive and/or rehabilitative services to families with children who are at risk, while ensuring safety and permanence for children. Also is responsible for the provision of child protective services, foster care and adoption services. There are also hotlines for suspected child abuse, and for runaway children.EssexCHILD WELFAREESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)

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