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This is a comprehensive list of all in state and out of state authorized voluntary adoption agencies with an approved adoption program. Agencies previously listed on the out of state adoption agency list are noted on this list as Article 13 agencies.

Abbott House

100 North Broadway
Irvington, NY 10533

Contact: Jacqueline Joseph, Adoption Supervisor
Phone: 914-591-3200, ext. 3409
Email: jjoseph@abbotthouse.net

Website: abbotthouse.net

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

131 John Muir Drive
Amherst, NY 14228

Contact: Zachary Fried, Executive Director
Phone: 716-639-3900
Fax: 716-639-3700

Email: zachary@adoptionstar.com

Website: www.adoptionstar.com

Adoption Services, Inc.

Doing Business in New York As: Adoption Services International
Article 13 – Pennsylvania

7 Orchard Street
Nyack, NY 10960

28 Central Boulevard
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Contact: Vincent F. Berger, Ph.D., ABPP, ABFP, Executive Director
Phone: 800-943-0400

Website: adoptionservices.org

Adoptions From The Heart, Inc.

Article 13 – Pennsylvania

87 Mineola Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Mineola, NY 11501

30-31 Hampstead Circle
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Contact: Heidi Gonzalez, Executive Director
Phone: 610-432-2384
Email: Adoption@afth.org

Website: afth.org

Association of Black Social Workers Child Adoption Counseling and Referral Services, Inc.

1969 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10035

Contact: Leora Neal, Director
Phone: 212-831-5181
Fax: 212-831-5350
Email: abswadoptnyc@gmail.com

Baker Hall

Doing Business As: OLV Human Services

790 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218

Contact: Virginia Goodremote, Director of Foster Care
Phone: 716-828-9593
Fax: 716-828-7845

Website: www.olvhumanservices.org

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

427 New Karner Road, 1st Floor
Albany, NY 12205

Contact: Alicia Kremer, Vice President of Foster Care
Phone: 518-925-8926
Fax: 518-456-8686
Email: alyoung@berkshirefarm.org

Website: www.berkshirefarm.org

Bethany Christian Services of New Jersey

Article 13 - Michigan

410 Troy Schenectady Road, Suite 202
Latham, NY 12110

Phone: 518-782-7800

Website: bethany.org/albany

Contact: Maria Mahtani, Executive Director of New York and New Jersey
Phone: 201-703-4371

901 Eastern Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49501

Website: bethany.org

Buffalo Urban League, Inc.

15 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact: Thomas Beauford, Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 716-250-2403
Fax: 716-854-8960
Email: tbeauford@bulny.org

Website: buffalourbanleague.org

Foster Care & Adoption Programs

15 Pine Street
Buffalo, NY 14204

Contact: Tracy Glover-Cruz, Program Director
Phone: 716-250-2433
Fax: 716-854-2171
Email: tglover@bulny.org

Cardinal McCloskey School and Home for Children

115 East Stevens Avenue, Suite LL5
Valhalla, NY 10595

529 Courtlandt Avenue, 3rd Floor
Bronx, NY 10451

Contact: Desarae Stewart-White, Director of Permanency
Phone: 718-993-7700, ext. 714
Email: dstewartwhite@cmcs.org

Website: cmcs.org

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

Doing Business As: Community Maternity Services

27 North Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Contact: Jackie Buff Rogers, Executive Director
Phone: 518-482-8836
Email: jackie@cccms.org

Website: cccms.com

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester

Doing Business As: Catholic Charities Family and Community Services

79 North Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

Contact: Jennifer Berenson, LCSW, Director of Children and Family Services
Phone: 585-546-7220, ext. 4850
Email: Jennifer.Berenson@fcscharities.org

Website: fcscharities.org

Catholic Guardian Services

1011 First Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Contact: Cynthia Blake, Director of Family Foster Care Support Services
Phone: 718-228-1515, ext. 102
Email: Cblake@catholicguardian.org

Website: catholicguardian.org

Cayuga Home for Children

Doing Business As: Cayuga Centers

1916 Park Avenue, Suite 407
New York, NY 10037

Contact: Troy Brathwaite, Chief Operations Officer, Federal Programs
Phone: 800-421-2031, ext. 1608
Email: troy.brathwaite@cayugacenters.org

Website: cayugacenters.org

Child & Family Services of Erie County

824½ Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209-2008

Contact: Mia Clark, Director of Family Preservation
Phone: 716-335-7218
Email: mclark@cfsbny.org

Contact: Nicole Luko, Supervisor for Foster Care & Adoption
Phone: 716-335-7211
Email: nluko@cfsbny.org

Website: cfsbny.org

Children At Heart Adoption Services, Inc.

44 North Main Street
PO Box 270
Mechanicville, NY 12118

Contact: Janice Bergeron, Director
Phone: 910-431-3372
Fax: 910-763-4415
Email: cahadoptions@aol.com

Website: childrenatheart.com

Children Awaiting Parents, Inc.

Doing Business As: Hon. Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency

176 Anderson Avenue, Suite F202
Rochester, NY 14607

Contact: Lauri McKnight, Executive Director
Phone: 585-232-5110
Director's Cell: 585-978-4268
Work Cell: 585-867-1705
Fax: 585-232-2634
Email: info@capbook.org

Website: childrenawaitingparents.org

Children's Home of Wyoming Conference

1182 Chenango Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Contact: Aliscia Gaucher, , Director, Close to Home Foster Care
Phone: 607-772-6904, ext. 2285
Email: agaucher@chowc.org

Website: chowc.org

Coalition for Hispanic Family Services

315 Wyckoff Avenue, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Contact: Denise Rosario, Executive Director
Phone: 718-497-6090
Fax: 718-497-9495

Website: hispanicfamilyservicesny.org

Downey Side, Inc.

100 Underhill Street
Yonkers, NY 10710

Contacts: Sr. Elizabeth Engel, O.P., Executive Director
Kimberly Frink, Communication Manager

Phone: 914-222-9498
Fax: 914-222-9497
Email: centraloffice@downeyside.org

Website: downeyside.org

Family & Children's Agency, Inc.

Article 13 - Connecticut

600 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 400-20
Harrison, NY 10528

Phone: 914-834-5806

9 Mott Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850

Contact: Devon Miles, LCSW, Manager of Adoption
Phone: 203-855-8765
Email: adoption@fcagency.org

Website: www.familyandchildrensagency.org

* Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

Family Connections, Inc.

156 Port Watson Street
PO Box 5555
Cortland, NY 13045

Contact: Daniel Stevens, Executive Director
Phone: 607-756-6574
Email: info@adoptfamilyconnections.org

Website: adoptfamilyconnections.org

* Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

Family Focus Adoption Services

1528 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 202
Castleton, NY 12033

Contact: Jack Brennan, Executive Director
Phone: 718-224-1919

Website: familyfocusadoption.org

Family Services of Westchester, Inc.

Adoption & Children's Services Division
78 Main Street
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

Contact: Mia Diamond Padwa, Director
Phone: 914-274-8334, ext. 232
Email: mpadwa@fsw.org

Website: fsw.org

Forestdale, Inc.

67-35 112th Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Contact: Zara Sheikh, Permanency Supervisor
Phone: 718-263-0740, ext. 290

Website: forestdaleinc.org

Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc.

62 Bowman Avenue
Rye Brook, NY 10573

Contact: Joy S. Goldstein, LCSW, ACSW, Executive Director
Phone: 914-939-1180
Email: adopt@foreverfamiliesthroughadoption.org

Website: foreverfamiliesthroughadoption.org

* Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

Friends in Adoption, Inc.

Article 13 - Vermont

125 High Rock Avenue
Saratoga Springs NY 12866

Contact: Tara Saltis, Executive Director
Email: info@friendsinadoption.org
Phone: 800-844-3630

49 Castleton Meadows Lane, Suite 103
Castleton, VT 05735

Website: friendsinadoption.org

Gateway-Longview, Inc.

10 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201

Contact: Joanna Palma, Director of Permanency Outcomes
Phone: 716-783-3100, ext. 3344
Email: jpalma@gateway-longview.or

Contact: Matthew Veazie, Director of Foster Care & Permanency Services
Phone: 716-783-3202
Email: mveazie@gateway-longview.org

Website: gateway-longview.org

Good Shepherd Services

7 West Burnside Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

Contact: Karen Callender, Senior Vice President
Phone: 718-561-4340
Email: Karen_Callender@goodshepherds.org

Corporate Office:

305 7th Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Contact: Michelle Yanche, CEO
Phone: 212-243-7070
212-381-0255

Email: Michelle_Yanche@goodshepherds.org

Website: goodshepherds.org

Graham Windham

1946 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457

Contact: Fredesvinda Sanchez, Supervisor
Phone: 718-294-1715, ext. 4303
Email: SanchezF@Graham-Windham.org

Contact: Lavern Harry, Vice President
Phone: 917-386-2121, ext. 7928
Email: HarryL@Graham-Windham.org

Website: graham-windham.org

Heart to Heart Adoptions, Inc.

Article 13 – Utah

40 Beaver Street
Albany, NY 12207

9669 South 700 East
Sandy, UT 84070

Contact: Donna Pope, Executive Director
Phone: 801-563-1000
Email: donnap@hearttoheartadopt.com

Website: hearttoheartadopt.com

Heartshare Human Services of New York / St. Vincent’s Services

66 Boerum Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201-4306

Contact: John Olufemi, Permanency Unit Supervisor
Phone: 718-522-3700

Website: www.hsvsnyc.org

Hillside Children's Center

215 Wyoming Street
Syracuse, NY 13204

1 Mustard Street
Rochester, NY 14609

Contact: Jean Galle, Community Based Director of Foster Care Services
Phone: 585-256-7500
Email: jgalle@hillside.com

Website: hillside.com

Holt International Children’s Services, Inc.

Article 13 – Oregon

5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471

Contact: Sama Alghali, Branch Director
Phone: 646-233-4847
Email: newyork@holtinternational.org

250 Country Club Road
Eugene, OR 97401

Email: adopt@holtinternational.org
Website: holtinternational.org

* Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

Hopscotch Adoptions, Inc.

c/o Michael Garabedian, Esq.
Egan & Golden, LLP
96 South Ocean Avenue
Patchogue, NY 11772

Contact: Robin Sizemore, Executive Director
Phone: 336-899-0068
336-899-0062

Fax: 888-837-3824

Website: hopscotchadoptions.org

* Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

Hudson Valley Adoption Services, Inc.

Doing Business As: Hudson Hearts Adoption

58 West 58th Street, Suite 7B
New York, NY 10019

Contact: Ruth Rich, Executive Director
Phone: 212-758-2411
Email: info@hudsonvalleyadoption.org

Website: hudsonheartsadoption.org

Jewish Child Care Association of New York

425 Westchester Avenue, 7th Floor
Bronx, NY 10452

Contact: Kristine Anderson-Welch, Director of Permanency and Homefinding
Phone: 929-813-7223
Email: welchk@jccany.org

Contact: Latoya Johnson, Assistant Director of Homefinding
Phone: 929-539-0408
Email: johnsonlat@jccany.org

Contact: Kyana Hicks, Permanency Supervisor
Phone: 646-531-8972
Email: hicksk@jccany.org

Website: jccany.org

Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia

Article 13 - Pennsylvania

1180 6th Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 11036

Contact: Meredith Rose, Director
Phone: 888-OPENARMS
888-673-6276

Email: info@openarmsadoption.net

Website: openarmsadoption.net

Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York

630 Flushing Avenue, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Contact: Patricia Lott-Alston, Adoption Analyst
Phone: 718-526-9150

Website: littleflowerny.org

Lutheran Social Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc.

75 West 125th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10027

Contact: Margarita Marriaga, Executive Director, Children's Services
Phone: 646-790-6560

Website: lssny.org

Madison Adoption Associates Ltd.

Article 13 – Delaware

160 Lakewood Parkway
Amherst, NY 14226

1102 Society Drive
Claymont, DE

Contact: Anne Marie Dobies, NYS Primary Contact
Phone: 302-475-8977
716-860-8780

Email: AnnieD@madisonadoption.org

Website: madisonadoption.org

*Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

MercyFirst

241 37th Street, Suite 6A, Unit 10
Brooklyn, NY 11232-2417

Contact: Jamie Aubry, Adoption Expeditor
Phone: 718-232-1500, ext. 2345
Email: jaubry@mercyfirst.org

Website: mercyfirst.org

New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

825 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

Contact: Christine Carroll, Permanency Facilitator
Phone: 212-696-1550, ext. 470
Email: ccarroll@NACKidsCan.org

Contact: Carla Riccobono, LSW, Senior Director, Foster Care and Adoption
Phone: 212-696-1550, ext. 237
Email: criccobono@NACKidsCan.org

Website: nackidscan.org

New Beginnings Family and Children’s Services, Inc.

87 Mineola Boulevard
Mineola, NY 11501

Contact: Timothy Sutfin, Executive Director
Phone: 516-747-2207
Email: nb@new-beginnings.org

Website: new-beginnings.org

*Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

New Directions Youth and Family Services, Inc.

4511 Harlem Road
Amherst, NY 14226

Contact: Lynn Siradas, Director of Foster Care & Organizational and Staff Development
Phone: 716-345-6662
Email: lsiradas@ndyfs.org

Website: FosteringGood.org

New Hope Family Services, Inc.

3519 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13206

Contact: Kathy Jerman, Executive Director
Phone: 315-437-8300
Email: kjerman@newhopefamilyservices.com

Website: nhfsadoption.com

OHEL Children's Home & Family Services, Inc.

1268 East 14th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11230

Contact: Shelley Berger, Program Director
Phone: 718-851-6300

Website: ohelfamily.org

Parsons Child and Family Center

60 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208

Contact: Andrea Lamkins, Director of Foster Care
Phone: 518-701-9051
Email: Andrea.Lamkins@northernrivers.org

Website: northernrivers.org

Rising Ground, Inc.

151 Lawrence Street,5th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contact: Stacy St. Jean, Adoption/KinGAP Supervisor
Phone: 914-819-2533
Email: sstjean@risingground.org

Contact: Moji Obadeyi, Adoption Expeditor
Phone: 212-437-3541
Email: mobadeyi@risingground.org

Contact: Miriam Rosenberg-Sica, Adoption Expeditor
Phone: 347-371-0661
Email: mrosenberg-sica@risingground.org

Website: risingground.org

Saint Dominic's Family Services

853 Longwood Avenue, Suite 202
Bronx, NY 10454

Contact: Tumeka Williams, LMSW, Vice President of Family Foster Care
Phone: 917-645-9100, ext. 8103
Email: twilliams@sdfs.org

Contact: Alicia Milchin, LCSW, Vice President of Family Foster Care
Phone: 917-645-9100
Email: amilchin@sdfs.org

Website: www.sdfs.org

SCO Family of Services

1 Alexander Place
Glen Cove, NY 11542

89-30 161 Street, 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432

Contact: Michele Aguirre-Jones, Director of Permanency and Support Services and Adoption
Phone: 516-671-1253, ext. 1814
Email: majones@sco.org

Contact: Claudia Joseph, Adoption/KinGAP Specialist/WWK Supervisor
Phone: 516-671-1253, ext. 1814
Email: cjoseph@sco.org

Website: sco.org

Seamen's Society for Children & Families

50 Bay Street
Staten Island, NY 10301

Contact: Palma Speranza, Permanency Manager
Phone: 718-447-7740, ext. 4290
Email: PSperanza@seamenssociety.org

Contact: Dan Barckhaus, Vice President, Foster Care and Adoption Services
Phone: 718-447-7740, ext. 3054
Email: DBarckhaus@seamenssociety.org

Website: seamenssociety.org

Spence-Chapin, Services to Families and Children

120 East 16th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Contact: Yekaterina Trambitskaya, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 212-369-0300

Website: spence-chapin.org

*Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

The Adoption Alliance

Article 13 – Texas

2530 Oak Street
Bellmore, NY 11710

7303 Blanco Road
San Antonio, TX 78216

Contact: Justin Johnson, Executive Director
Phone: 210-349-3991
Website: adoption-alliance.com

The Alliance for Children, Inc.

Article 13 - Massachusetts

307 West 38th Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Contacts: Susan Wright, Chief Operating Officer
Renee Lubowich, Chief Clinical Officer

Phone:212-202-2812
781-444-7148

Fax: 781-444-7979
Email: information@allforchildren.org

Website: allforchildrenadoption.org

*Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

The Children's Aid Society

1522 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460

Contact: Maritza Batista, LMSW, Administrative Supervisor for Adoption & Kinship Guardianship
Phone: 718-764-2406, ext. 5206
Email: Maritzab@childrensaidnyc.org

Website: childrensaidnyc.org

The Children's Village

2139 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard
New York, NY 10027

Contact: Majaina (Gina) Singh, Director of Adoption and Foster Care
Phone: 212-932-9009, ext. 7704
Email: msingh@childrensvillage.org

Website: childrensvillage.org

The Gladney Center for Adoption

Article 13 – Texas

250 West 55th Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Contact: Wendy Stanley
Phone: 347-387-0889
Email: wendy.stanley@gladney.org

6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Contact: Ashley Whiteside, Manager of Domestic Adoption
Phone: 817- 922-6000
Email: ashley.whiteside@gladney.org

Website: adoptionsbygladney.com

*Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

The Lutheran Service Society of New York

646 North French Road, Suite 3
P.O. Box 1963
Williamsville, NY 14231-1963

Contact: Susan Lichtenthal, Executive Director
Phone: 716-631-9212
Email: info@lssofny.org

Website: lssofny.org

The New York Foundling

590 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011

Contact: Liyan Bao, Vice President, Foster Care Services
Phone: 212-886-4082
Cell: 917-763-6154
Email: Liyan.Bao@nyfoundling.org

Website: nyfoundling.org

Wide Horizons For Children, Inc.

Article 13 - Massachusetts

123 South Street, Suite 208
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Contact: Charlotte Torti, Senior Social Worker
Phone: 781-419-0351
Email: ctorti@whfc.org

391 Totten Pond Road, Suite 303
Waltham, MA 02451

Contact: Maryanne Ludwig, Director of Adoption
Phone: 781-419-0345
Fax: 781-899-2769
Email: mludwig@whfc.org

Website: whfc.org

* Intercountry Adoption Services Provider - Accredited

You Gotta Believe! The Older Child Adoption & Permanency Movement, Inc.

3114 Mermaid Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Contact: Jennifer Pinder, Executive Director
Phone: 718-372-3003

Website: yougottabelieve.org