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    Abbott House

    100 North Broadway
    Irvington, NY 10533
    Ms. Margaret McCormack
    (914) 591-3200 x 224
    http://www.abbotthouse.net/

    Adoption & Counseling Services, Inc.

     

    3125 Corlear Drive

    Baldwinsville, New York  13027

    Ms. Marsha Snyder
    (315) 559-0979

    Adoption S.T.A.R., Inc.

    131 John Muir Drive
    Amherst, New York 14228
    Ms. Michele Fried
    Phone: (716) 639-3900
    Fax: (716) 639-3700
    http://www.adoptionstar.com/

    America World Adoption

    221 Elm Drive E
    Levittown, NY  11756
    Samantha Fuhrman Regional Director
    Ph. (800) 429-3369 ext. 166
    FAX:  (866) 698-9085

    Kristen.ajamian@awaa.org
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services

    Arise Child & Family Service

    635 James Street
    Syracuse, NY 13203
    Mr. Tom McKeown, Executive Director
    (315) 472-3171

    Baker Victory Services

    780 Ridge Road
    Lackawanna, NY  14218
    Ms. Judy O'Mara
    (716) 828-9510
    http://www.bakervictoryservices.org/
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    Berkshire Farms Center & Family Services for Youth - Buffalo

    295 Main Street, Room 800
    Buffalo, NY 14213
    Michele Marciano
    (716) 856-3717 ext. 21

    Berkshire Farms Center & Family Services for Youth

    500 New Karner Road, 3rd Floor
    Albany, NY 12205
    Home Finding Coordinator-Tina Bonetsky

    (518) 817-9004

    Buffalo Urban League, Inc.

    15 Genesee Street
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    Ms. Brenda McDuffie, President/CEO;   
    (716) 882-8852

    Cardinal McCloskey School/Home

    2 Holland Avenue
    White Plains, NY  10603
    Ms. Margaret Roth
    (914) 997-8000 ext. 134
    http://www.cardinalmccloskeyservices.org/

    Catholic Charities of Buffalo

    525 Washington Street
    Buffalo, NY  14203
    Ms. Caterina Plotnicki
    (716) 856-4494 ext. 3048
    http://www.ccwny.org

    Catholic Charities of Cortland

    33-35 Central Avenue
    Cortland, NY  13045
    Ms. Becky Zamorano
    (607) 756-5992 ext. 19

    Catholic Charities of Ogdensburg

    6866 State Highway 37
    Ogdensburg, NY  13669-0296
    Ms. Winny Sachno
    (315) 393-2255
    http://www.cathcharities.org/

    Catholic Charities of Oneida & Madison Counties

    1408 Genesee Street
    Utica, NY 13502
    Ms. MaryAnn Timian
    (315) 724-2158 ext. 254
    Catholic Charities of Rome has merged with and functions as a satellite office for Catholic Charities of Oneida/ Madison

    Catholic Charities of Plattsburgh

    4914 South Catherine Street
    Plattsburgh, NY  12901
    Ms. Karen Miscavage
    (518) 561-0470

    Catholic Family Center

    87 North Clinton Avenue
    Rochester, NY  14604
    Ms. Kerri Keiffer, Sr. Social Adoption Worker
    (585) 262-7078
    http://www.cfcrochester.org/

    Catholic Guardian Services

    Foster Care/Adoption Services
    John Ryu
    JRyu@cgshb.org
    1011 First Avenue
    New York, NY 10022Office: (212) 371-1011 x - 2169

    Catholic Guardian Society and Home Bureau/
    Rosalie Hall Maternity Services – Private Adoptions

    Kathleen Dooley-Polcha
    KDooley-Polcha@cgshb.org
    1011 First Avenue
    New York, NY 10022
    Office: (212) 371-1011 x - 2117
     

    Catholic Social Services of Broome County

    232 Main Street
    Binghamton, NY  1390
    Ms. Kathy Ford
    (607) 729-9166
    http://www.catholiccharitiesbc.org/

    Child & Family Services of Erie

    844 Delaware Avenue
    Buffalo, NY  14209-2008
    Ms. Kristen Bean
    (716) 335-7241
    http://www.childfamilybny.org/Programs/Children/adoption.aspx

    Children At Heart Adoption Services, Inc. (Formerly From the Heart)

    145 North Main Street
    Mechanicville, NY 12118-1619
    Ms. Janice Bergeron
    (518) 664-5988
    http://www.childrenatheart.com/
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    Children's Aid Society

    150 East 45th Street
    New York, NY  10017
    Ms. Jessica Juron
    (718) 764-2406 Ext. 5205
    http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/

    Children's Home of Poughkeepsie

    91 Fulton Street
    Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
    Ms. Janet E. Giudice
    (845) 452-1420 
    http://www.childrenshome.us/

    Children's Village

    2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,9th Floor 
    New York, NY  10027
    Ms. Tonya McKoy
    (212) 932-9009 ext. 7224
    http://www.childrensvillage.org/

    Coalition for Hispanic Family Services

    315 Wyckoff Avenue, 4th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    Denise Rosario, Executive Director
    (718) 497-6090
    Fax:  (718) 497-9495
    http://hispanicfamilyservicesny.org/

    Community Maternity Services

    27 North Main Avenue
    Albany, NY  12203
    Sister Mary Ann LoGiudice
    (518) 482-8836
    http://www.cccms.com/

    Downey Side Families for Youth

    c/o Church of the Blessed Sacrament
    152 W 71st Street
    New York, NY 10023
    Ms. Kimberly Frink
    (212) 714-2200 ext. 25

    4 Fourth Avenue
    Bay Shore, New York 11706
    Ms. Angela Sorensen
    (631) 665-5005

    11 South Highland Avenue
    Nyack, New York 10960
    Sr. Elizabeth Engel
    (845) 358-6109
    http://www.downeyside.org/

     

    Edwin Gould Services for Children (Child Development Support Corp. merged with this agency)

    40 Rector Street
    12th Floor
    New York, NY 10006
    Betty Pulliam-Long, Photolisting
    (212) 437-3554
    Ms. Moji Obadeyi, Supervisor
    (212) 437-3500 ext. 545
    http://www.egscf.org/

    Family Connections

    PO Box 5555
    156 Port Watson Street
    Cortland, NY  13045
    Ms. Anita Stevens
    (607) 756-6574
    www.adoptfamilyconnections.org

    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    Family Focus Adoption Services

    54-40 Little Neck Parkway
    Suite #4
    Little Neck, NY  11362
    Ms. Maris Blechner
    (718) 224-1919
    http://familyfocusadoption.org/

    Family Services of Westchester

    Adoption & Children's Services
    One Summit Ave
    White Plains, NY 10606
    http://www.fsw.org/

    Forestdale, Inc.

    67-35 112thStreet
    Forest Hills, NY  11375
    Ms. Evelyn Reid
    (718) 263-0740 ext. 290

    Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc.

    62 Bowman Avenue
    Rye Brook, NY  10573
    Joy S. Goldstein, LCSW, ACSW, Executive Director
    Telephone: (914) 939-1180
    Email: adopt@foreverfamiliesthroughadoption.org
    Web: www.foreverfamiliesthroughadoption.org

    Gateway-Longview

    10 Symphony Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14201
    Ms. Michelle Federowicz
    (716) 783-3187
    http://gateway-longview.org

    Global Village/New Directions

    1455 Kensington Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14215
    Ms. Jacqueline Schemitt-Haynes
    (716) 358-3636 ext. 245
    Toni Whiting-Mahoney
    (716) 834-9413 ext. 221

    Good Shepard/Mcmahon Services for Children

    7 West Burnside Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10453
    Mr. Alex Navarro
    (718) 561-4340 ext 221
    Corporate Office:
    305 Seventh Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    Sr. Paulette LoMonaco, Executive Director
    (212) 243-7070

    Graham's Gift

    938 Whitehaven Road
    Grand Island, NY  14072
    Ms. Barbara McCartney
    (716)-775-6715
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    Graham-Windham

    1946 Webster Avenue
    Bronx, NY  10457
    Ms. Valaria Wilson
    (718) 294-1715 ext. 178
    http://graham-windham.org/Home/

    Green Chimneys

    Box 719
    Doansburg Road
    Brewster, NY  10509-0719
    Ms. Carole Saperstein
    (845) 279-2995 ext. 225
    http://www.greenchimneys.org/

    Happy Families International Center, Inc.

    3 Stone Street
    Cold Spring, NY 10516
    Ms. Natasha Shaginian, MD - Executive Director
    (845) 265-9272
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.
    http://www.happyfamilies.org/

    Heartshare Human Services

    191 Joralemon Street
    Brooklyn, NY  11201-4306
    Ms. Shanna Gonzalez
    (718) 422-4285
    http://www.heartshare.org/

     

    Hillside Buffalo - Western Region

    131 Orchard Park Road
    West Seneca, NY  14224
    Mr. Jeff Ribbeck
    (716) 848-6405

    ASAP (Adoption Support and Preservation)
    Robin Smith, Erie and Niagara County
    (716) 848-6412

    Hillside Children's Center

    100 Metro Park
    Rochester, NY  14623
    Ms. Lisa D. Maynard
    (585) 350-2504

    ASAP (Adoption Support and Preservation)
    Lisa Maynard, Monroe County
    (585) 350-2504
    http://www.hillside.com/Who/

    Hopscotch Adoptions, Inc.

    267 Carleton Avenue
    Suite 222
    Central Islip, NY 11722
    C/O Michael Garabedian, Esq.
    336-899-0068 or 0062
    Fax: 1-888-837-3824
    www.hopscotchadoptions.org

    Hudson Valley Adoption Services, Inc.

    275 Fair Street, Suite 23
    Kingston, New York 12401
    Laurie Slavin Director
    Ph. 845-338-0700
    http://www.nyadoption.net

    Ibero American Action League, Inc.

    817 East Main Street
    Rochester, NY  14605
    Ms. Talibah Akili
    (585) 256-8900 ext. 15
    http://iaal.org/

    Jewish Child Care Association

    555 Bergen Avenue, 4th Floor
    Bronx, NY  10455
    Mr. Paul Torres
    (718) 742-5916

    Jewish Family Services of Erie County

    70 Barker Street
    Buffalo, NY  14209
    Ms. Carissa Uschold
    (716) 883-1914
    http://www.jfsbuffalo.org/

    Jewish Family Services of Rochester

    441 East Avenue
    Rochester, NY  14607
    Ms. Shula Meyerowitz
    (585) 461-0110
    http://www.jfsrochester.org/

    LDS Family Services of New York

    217 East 87th St.
    P.O. Box 656
    NY,NY 10128
    G. Kem Nixon
    212-876-7427

    Leake & Watts Services, Inc. Children's Home

    1529-35 Wiiliamsbridge Rd.
    Bronx, NY 10461
    OR
    463 Hawthorne Avenue
    Yonkers, NY  10705
    Ms. Miriam Rosenberg-Sica
    (914) 375-8700 ext. 8461

    Little Flower Children's Services

    44 Court Street, 5th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Ms. Patricia Lott
    (718) 260-8840
    http://www.littleflowerny.org/

    Lutheran Service Society of NY

    6680 Main Street
    P.O. Box 1963
    Williamsville, NY 14221-1963
    Ms. Susan Lichtenthal
    (716) 631-9212
    http://www.lssofny.org/

    Lutheran Social Services of NY, Inc.

    475 Riverside Drive
    Suite 1244
    New York, NY 10115
    Ms. Paula Benjamin Howard
    (212) 870-1136

    MercyFirst

    Angel Guardian Campus
    6301 12th Avenue Brooklyn, NY  11219
    Ms. Helen Deleo, Director
    (718) 232-1500 ext. 267
    http://www.mercyfirst.org/

    New Alternatives for Children

    37 West 26th Street
    New York, NY  10010
    Lara Hanson
    212-696-1550 ext. 289
    http://www.nac-inc.org/

    New Beginnings Family and Children Services, Inc.

    87 Mineola Blvd.
    Mineola New York 11501
    Timothy Sutfin Executive Director
    Ph: 516-747-2204
    http://www.new-beginnings.org
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    New Directions

    1455 Kensington Avenue
    Buffalo, New York 14215
    Ms. Mary Clavell - Clinical Director
    716-834-9413
    http://www.ndyfs.org/programs/preventiveandcommunity.html
     

    New Hope Family Services

    3519 James Street
    Syracuse, NY  13206
    Ms. Judy Geyer, Director; Dianna Johnson
    (315) 437-8300     [1-800-272-3171]
    http://www.newhopefamilyservices.com/

    New York Council On Adoptable Children

    589 Eighth Avenue, 15th Floor
    New York, NY 10018
    Ms. Barbara Rimcon
    (212) 714-2788
    http://www.coac.org/

    New York Foundling Hospital

    590 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY  10011
    Ms. Ruth Bird
    (212) 727-6828
    http://www.nyfoundling.org/

    Ohel Children's Home & Family Services

    4510 16th Avenue, 4th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY  11204
    Ms. Deana Schuck
    (718) 851-6300
    http://www.ohelfamily.org/

    Open Seas Adoption Services, Inc.

    270 Madison Ave. Suite 1203
    New York, New York 10016
    Maureen Basquill Ruf Esq. Executive Director
    (212) 685-8515
    This agency provides International Adoption Services only.
     

    Parsons Child & Family Center

    60 Academy Road
    Albany, NY  12208
    Michael Donahue
    (518) 426-2620
    http://www.parsonscenter.org/

    SCO Family Services

    1 Alexander Place
    Glen Cove, NY 11542
    Ms. Ruth Davenport
    (516) 759-1844
    http://www.stchristopher-ottilie.org/

    Seaman's Society for Children & Families

    25 Hyatt Street, 4th Floor
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    Ms. Sandra Boyd
    (718) 447-7740 ext. 302
    Ms. Ethelena Bailey Persons,
    Vice President, Foster Care and Adoption Services
    (888) 837-6687 ext. 4213

    Sheltering Arms Children & Family Services Inc.

    305 Seventh Avenue, 3rd Floor
    New York, NY  10001-6008
    Ms. Theresa Maddicks
    (718) 401-5145

    Spence-Chapin Adoption Services

    410 East 92nd Street
    New York, NY  10128
    Adam Cotumaccio, President
    (212) 369-0300
    http://www.spence-chapin.org/

    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    St. Christopher's Inc.

    71 South Broadway
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
    Ms. Yolanda Mines, Program Dir. for Adoption
    (914) 693-3030 ext. 2301    
    http://www.sc1881.com/ 

    St. Dominic's Home

    343 East 137th Street
    Bronx, NY  10454
    Judith D. Kydon
    (718) 993-5765 ext. 241

    St. Vincent's Services

    205 Montaque Street
    Brooklyn, NY  11202
    Elissa Grossinger
    (718) 422-2321
    https://www.svs.org/

    The ABSW Child Adoption, Counseling & Referral Service

    1969 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10035
    Mr. Roosevelt George - Interim Director
    (212) 831-5181

    Urban League of Rochester, Inc.

    265 North Clinton Avenue
    Rochester, NY  14605
    Ms. Jacqueline Boone-Walton
    (585) 325-6530
    http://www.ulr.org/

    VIDA - Voice of International and Domestic Adoptions

    17 Broad Street
    PO Box 488

    Kinderhook, NY  12106-0488
    Dr. DeGuerre A. Blackburn
    (518) 828-4527
    (518) 828-0688 (FAX)
    www.vidaadoption.org
    This agency also provides International Adoption Services.

    You Gotta Believe!

    3114 Mermaid Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11224
    Susan Grundberg, Executive Director/CEO
    (718) 372-3003
    www.yougottabelieve.org