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Therapeutic Foster Care

Our Therapeutic Foster Care Program is a community-based and family-centered program approved by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services. It serves youth in custody of their local Department of Social Services who have serious emotional, social, and behavioral issues and/or developmental disabilities in need of a therapeutic out-of-home placement. Resource Parents (certified foster parents) trained in mental health and developmental topics provide foster care to youths. Therapeutic Foster Care staff provide services to youths, siblings, and families to achieve permanency goals. This service is available in Rochester and the Southern Tier of New York State.

Therapeutic Foster Care Brochure

Information on becoming a Resource (Foster) Parent

Admission Referral Packet

Note: You may type into the above forms and save them. You will need to print the forms, obtain signatures, and mail as directed.

For more information, please contact our Director of Children and Family Services at (607) 937-4519.

Bridges to Health - serves youth with serious emotional, social, and behavioral issues; developmental disabilities; or medical fragility who are in the foster care system to avoid a higher level of care or hospitalization.

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