Foster Parents

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    Taxonomy Code: YK-6500.2000

    Individuals who are licensed to provide a home for orphaned, abused, neglected or delinquent children or children with disabilities, usually with the approval of the government or a social service agency.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CAMP PROGRAMProvides allowance towards the expense of overnight or daytime summer camps for children of parents who are receiving Family Assistance (FA) or foster care children who meet the age/physical requirements of the appropriate camp. Children receiving Protective or Preventive Services may also be eligible. Call for more information and application.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    CHANCE TO ADVANCE PROGRAMProvides youth, who are adopted and in foster care ages 8 to 21 educational and enrichment opportunities through the help of one-on-one mentors. Mentors are committed volunteers in the Long Island community who are dedicated to improving the lives of youth who are adopted and in foster care by connecting them with appropriate extracurricular activities, enrichment programs, college coaching and vocational training. Youth in care are also eligible for tuition assistance through the Chance to Advance scholarship fund. Chance to Advance also offers an annual summer camp to develop socialization skills through educational and recreational activities.SuffolkCHANCE TO ADVANCE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
    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
    FOSTER CARE SERVICESPlaces children who are in the custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services into family foster homes, group homes, licensed child care institutions, and provides for room and board, clothing, medical care and other special needs.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    NASSAU COUNTY FAMILY COURT ADVOCATE PROGRAMProvides Family Court with trained volunteers who investigate, monitor and report to the court on the status of individual children in foster care or living at home who are victims of abuse or neglect. Assigned by a Family Court judge, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers represent the best interests of a child and work to ensure that children receive the services they need with the goal of achieving a permanent and safe home. CASA volunteers are screened and complete a comprehensive training program. Ongoing in-service training is provided on a regular basis. Call for further information.NassauNASSAU COUNTY FAMILY COURT ADVOCATE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
    PROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKA comprehensive, non-residential program designed to prepare youths between the ages of 14-21 who are in foster care or discharged from foster care, to live and work independently in the community when they are no longer eligible for foster care. Program available in both Nassau and Suffolk. Call for further information.SuffolkPROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT/FOSTER PARENTSRecruits foster families to care for children placed in foster care. Conducts home studies to certify foster homes and provides needed foster home training.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAMProvides Family Court with trained volunteers who investigate, monitor and report to the court on the status of individual children in foster care or living at home who are victims of abuse or neglect. Assigned by a Family Court judge, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers represent the best interests of a child and work to ensure that children receive the services they need with the goal of achieving a permanent home. CASA volunteers are screened and complete a comprehensive training program. Ongoing in-service training is provided on a regular basis. Call for further information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK

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