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Become a Resource (Foster) Parent

Resource (Foster) Parents provide guidance, support, and assistance to help children in need of foster care to be successful. Children in the Therapeutic Foster Care Program are referred by local departments of social services. Resource Parents are part of a team who work together to achieve permanency placement through reuniting families, adoption, and alternative living arrangements.

As part of this program, Resource parents are offered:

  • Ongoing training
  • 24-hour support
  • Tax free stipend
  • And best of all…the opportunity to help a child succeed!

Our Therapeutic Foster Care Program serves youth in need of care and their families in the Southern Tier and western New York areas.

The Therapeutic Foster Care Program is approved by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services and is committed to effectively recruiting, training, and supporting Resource Parents. Our Resource Parents offer intense support and care to youth participating in the program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in participating or learning more? Please call (607) 937-4518 or (585) 434-3166.

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