Foster Care and Adoption Services

Take the first step. If you've ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent, join us for an informational session about what that means in Schenectady County. The need has never been greater.

All 2020 informational sessions are held at 5:30pm at a branch of the Schenectady County Public Library System.

January 14 - Main Branch

February 4 - Phyllis Bornt Branch

March 4 - Glenville Branch

April 7 - Niskayuna Branch

May 5 - Rotterdam Branch

June 2 - Mont Pleasant Branch

July 14 - Main Branch

August 4 - Phyllis Bornt Branch

September 16 - Glenville Branch

October 6 - Mont Pleasant Branch

November 4 - Niskayuna Branch

December 1 - Rotterdam Branch


CLICK HERE for the print version of our 2020 Information Session Calendar

Training Sessions for Prospective Foster and Adoptive Parents

Are you ready to take the next step in becoming a Foster Care and/or Adoptive Parent?
Please join us for our Winter 2020 Training Sessions, which run from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

For more information about Foster Care and Adoption please call 388-4736.


If you are interested in fostering or adopting a child, you may call the Schenectady County Department of Social Services Foster/Adoptive Home Program at 518-388-4736 or you may use the Inquiry form below and the Program Coordinator will contact you.

Please include the following information in your email to the Program Coordinator:

  • Interest (Adoption and/or Foster Care)
  • Full Name
  • Street Address
  • City, State and Zip
  • E-Mail Address
  • Phone Number

Thank you for your interest in the Schenectady County Foster/Adoptive Home Program. 



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