Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: PN-8100.6500-030

    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have adopted a child or are considering or in the process of adoption, birth parents who relinquished a child for adoption, people who were, themselves adopted, foster care providers, children in foster care, kinship caregivers (paternal or maternal grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members, members of a child's tribe or clan, godparents, stepparents, neighbors, friends of the family or other adults who can serve as "family"), children cared for by relatives under a formal or informal kinship care arrangement and/or adults who, as children, were raised in foster or kinship care. Groups may also be structured for adoptees, siblings and/or birth parents who have been reunited; older kinship caregivers who have taken on an unexpected parenting role later in life; and people who have other kinship issues, e.g., grandparents and other relatives who have been denied access to a grandchild or other youngster due to a death or divorce in the child's family. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    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
    LONG ISLAND ADOPTIVE FAMILIESOffers peer-led support groups for Nassau or Suffolk County residents considering or involved in the foster care or adoption process. Provides opportunities for teens, children and parents to voice their concerns, questions and successes. Offers a list of resources including counselors, adoption and foster care agencies, adoption attorneys and social workers. Call for meeting times and locations.SuffolkLONG ISLAND ADOPTIVE FAMILIESLONG ISLAND ADOPTIVE FAMILIES
    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
    SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly. Programs and services include The Voice of Grandparents Support Group and Caregivers Support Group.NassauSENIOR SERVICESELMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY

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