Online Adoption Resources for Long Island
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Nassau County Department of Social Services
Offers educational resources on all aspects of adoption and foster care. The website provides assistance with foster care and adoption services as well as information on counseling, medical care, adoption placement, and foster care home.
87 Mineola Blvd., Mineola; 516-747-2204
Offers services for families and children that assist with the adoption process, education on adoption services, and the post-adoption stage. It also prepares families for placement and provides service once the child is in the home.
New York State Citizen’s Coalition ?for Children
501 Fourth St., Park Slope; 607-272-0034
Provides support, information, and advocacy for foster and adoptive parents and professionals in New York state.
3600 Route 112, Coram; 631-920-8500
Offers community-based programs supporting adoption, including counseling, parenting workshops, support groups, parent advocacy, and in-home family education.
SCO Family of Services
1 Alexander Place, Glen Cove; 516-671-1253
Offers services for adoptive parents as well as those looking to adopt. Support and encouragement are the main essentials of this organization, which seeks permanent adoptive homes for children.
Spence-Chapin Post Adoption ?Resource Center
1363 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 40, Hauppauge; 631-979-5863
Provides support, workshops, and counseling services for birth mothers, adoptive parents, and adoptees of all ages. The center also counsels pregnant women considering adoption and offers programs for those looking to adopt.
Suffolk County Department of ?Social Services
Foster care: 631-854-9359; Adoption: 631-853- 5437
The website includes information on counseling, medical care, adoption placement, and foster care homes.