Online Adoption Resources for New York City
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Foster Parent Advocacy Foundation
332 W. 141 St., Ground Floor, Hamilton Heights; 646-402-6133
Helps parents advocate for their children by teaching them about child welfare and protection laws.
33 Irving Place, Gramercy; 212-529-6445
Supports children and families post-adoption.
Harlem Dowling Children’s Services
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.; 212-749-3656
Assists parents and children with family crises; finds adoptive parents and foster families for children when necessary.
HeartShare, Human Services of New York
12 MetroTech Center, 29th Floor, Downtown Brooklyn; 718-422-4200
Offers support for families caring for kids with developmental disabilities and assists with daily household challenges to make family life easier.
Jewish Child Care Association
120 Wall St., Lower Manhattan; 212-425-3333
Support for adoptive families: workshops, counseling, and group support.
LDS Family Services
217 E. 87th St., 4th Floor; 212-876-7427
Adoption and pregnancy services, family counseling, support groups, medical and legal arrangements, and adoption placement.
New Alternatives Post Legal Adoption Network
37 W. 26th St., 6th Floor; 212-696-1550
Supports families with children with medical conditions and disabilities.
New York State Citizen’s Coalition for Children
501 Fourth St., Brooklyn; 607-272-0034
Provides support, information, and advocacy for foster and adoptive parents and professionals.
NYC Administration for Children’s Services
150 William St., Lower Manhattan; 212-341-0900
Offers resources and information on the process of becoming a foster/adoptive parent.
Spence-Chapin Post Adoption Resource Center
410 E. 92nd St., Upper East Side; 212-369-0300
Provides support, workshops, and counseling services for birth mothers, adoptive parents, and adoptees.
Wide Horizons for Children
254 W. 31st St., 5th Floor, Chelsea; 212-967-9808
Offers pre- and post-placement support and counseling for adoptees and parents.
You Gotta Believe
1728 Mermaid Ave., Coney Island; 718-372-3003
Finds adoptive parents for young adults, teens, and pre-teens before they “age out” of the system and become homeless.