Adoption Services

Taxonomy Code: PH-0300

Programs that participate in arranging permanent homes under new legal parentage for individuals whose birth parents are unable or unwilling to provide for their care. Included are programs that provide counseling and assistance for people who decide to relinquish their children for adoption or arrange for an independent adoption; which recruit, select, counsel and match suitable adoptive parents with children who have been relinquished; which assist in the adoption of stepchildren, adults or foreign-born children; which provide foster care for children who have been relinquished for adoption but not yet placed; and/or which assist people who are adopted to locate their birth parents and birth parents to locate the children they relinquished.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADOPTIONProvides permanent placement of adoptive children with couples and singles, including infant adoption through its domestic program; and that of toddlers, older children and sibling groups through its international programs (Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia). Also specializes in special needs adoptions. Post -adoption resources are available to the entire community in the form of workshops, speakers and support groups.SuffolkADOPTIONSPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
ADOPTION SERVICESArranges for placement of children homes who are legally free for adoption and are in the guardianship of the Commissioner of Social Services in appropriate adoptive homes. Supervises the placement until legalization of the adoption by the courts. Also provides assistance to natural parents in planning a permanent home for children.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
AMETZ ADOPTION PROGRAMProvides guidance and support to couples and singles in selecting, developing, and implementing individualized, domestic or international adoption plans. Services include consultations, home studies, workshops, annual conference, support groups and newsletters. Also offers special programs serving families in the Jewish community.AMETZ ADOPTION PROGRAMJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL TRI-STATE ADOPTION CONFERENCEProvides information about adoption, support groups for adoption related issues, and conferences with over 100 workshops on various adoption topics statewide. Call for more information.NassauANNUAL TRI-STATE ADOPTION CONFERENCEADOPTIVE PARENTS COMMITTEE, INC.-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
BIRTH PARENT SERVICESProvides counseling and direct services (housing and medical assistance etc.) for women with unplanned pregnancies.SuffolkBIRTH PARENT SERVICESSPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
CHILDREN OF THE WORLD ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.Offers guidance and assistance throughout the process of adoption of children from the Russian Federation and from Romania. Services include goup and individual orientation meetings, and assistance in preparation of documentation for State of New York, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the foreign government adoption authorities. Parental support groups are available.NassauCHILDREN OF THE WORLD ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.CHILDREN OF THE WORLD ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.
DOWNEY SIDE FAMILIES FOR YOUTHOperates national adoption agency devoted to recruiting, training, and certifying families for youth 7-17 years old, as well as special needs youth who need permanent families. Offers pre and post adoption support services. After certifying the family, a nationwide search is done for a child who fits one's family best. All services are in accordance with New York State Regulations. Call for more informationSuffolkDOWNEY SIDE FAMILIES FOR YOUTHDOWNEY SIDE, INC.
FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTYOffers information and referral, monthly meetings, support networks, social events and newsletter. Call or visit website for additional information.FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTYFOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY
FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONOffers 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.FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONMERCYFIRST
INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICAL CONSULTATION SERVICESOffers medical guidance to adoptive parents prior to, during, and following adoption of a baby from overseas. Medical abstracts and other data are evaluated contact may be made with representatives from countries of origin parents are prepared for travel urgent medical advice is available 24 hours a day when parents are abroad the child receives a complete medical evaluation and physical usually within a few days of arrival. Follow-up medical care can be provided or a consultation letter is sent to the child's pediatrician summarizing the history and physical examination.NassauINTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICAL CONSULTATION SERVICESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
NATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGEOffers support to persons and couples with impaired fertility as well as the professionals that serve them. Supports the decision of legal and medical means to build families as well as the decision to remain child free. Guides couples through medical treatment and/or the adoption process.NassauNATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGENATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGE
NEW BEGINNINGS ADOPTION SERVICESProvides counseling and affiliated services to pregnant unwed parents adoption services and placement for adoptive families and placing parents support and enrichment services to families including counseling for adoptees, adoptive families and birth parents community cultural and educational outreach services. Information provided upon telephone or written request.NassauNEW BEGINNINGS ADOPTION SERVICESNEW BEGINNINGS FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OFFICEOffers adoption, parent counseling and support, child care, foster care and medical services. Contact office for further information.NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OFFICEHOLT INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S SERVICES, INC.
NEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDProvides a food pantry and New Mother's Program. Call for more information.NassauNEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDLUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK
OUTREACHOffers workshops, in-service trainings and brochures on adoption and adoption issues. Topics include the following: adoption overview, grief and mourning in adoption, the professionals role, the birth parents bill of rights and new relationships in adoption.SuffolkOUTREACHSPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
RESOLVE/NORTHEAST REGIONProvides support and information to people who are experiencing infertility and increases awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy.RESOLVE/NORTHEAST REGIONRESOLVE: THE NATIONAL INFERTILITY ASSOCIATION
YOU GOTTA BELIEVE-HOLTSVILLEPrevents homelessness through finding homes for teens and pre-teens. Certify pre-adoptive parents through A-OKAY (Adopting Older Kids and Youth) parenting classes. Provides an Adopting Teens and Tweens TV show on channel 20 Cablevision of Brookhaven. Call for more information.SuffolkYOU GOTTA BELIEVE-HOLTSVILLEYOU GOTTA BELIEVE! THE OLDER CHILD ADOPTION AND PERMANENCY MOVEMENT. INC.

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