FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTION

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County children, ages birth to 20 years old, who are unable to reside within their families of origin placement in three types of facilities-regular, therapeutic or emergency foster boarding homes. Provides placement in a community school/religious education, regular medical, dental and clinical services, case work services to the child, birth parents and foster parents and opportunities for recreational/cultural activities with foster family and community based organizations. Recruits foster parents to provide for the physical and emotional needs of the children.
Geographic AreaBrooklyn, New York; New York City Region
Public TransportationAccessible by public Transportation
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessilble
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityMales and females birth to 20 years old neglected, dependent, abused or adjudicated PINS or JD for recreational/cultural activities with foster family and community based organizations. Recruits foster parents to provide for the physical and emotional needs of the children.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameJackie McKelvey, LMSW, Senior Vice President of Foster Boarding Home Program
Physical Site Address 16301 Twelfth Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipBrooklyn, NY 11219
Mailing Address 16301 Twelfth Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipBrooklyn, NY 11219
Main Phone(718)232-1500 x350; (718)232-1500 ext.218 (Juanita Padilla, Director of Admissions); (718)232-1500 ext.222 (Ellen Miller, Dir. of Therapeutic Foster Care); (718)232-8877/8878 (For Emergency Placements 9am-7pm M-F); (516)921-0808 ext.199 (For Emergency Pl
Web Addresswww.mercyFirst.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateFeb09
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
MERCYFIRST
This Program: FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTION
Affiliated Services: FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTION