Whoever receives one little child like this in My name receives Me.
Matthew 18:5 NKJ

Nothing is more important than a​ family!


what can be done

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This website contains detailed information, in English and Spanish, about New York State's foster care system and the needs of children in temporary out-of-home placement. Please check the resources and publications for additional information on how to become a foster or adoptive parent.

Visit the website or call 845-334-5400

Please consider becoming a foster parent.

Foster care

KidsPeace is a private charity dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, families and communities. 
Founded in 1882, KidsPeace provides a unique psychiatric hospital; a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based treatment programs to help people in need overcome challenges and transform their lives. KidsPeace provides emotional and physical health care and educational services in an atmosphere of teamwork, compassion and creativity. 

The Ulster County Foster Care Homefinding Unit is responsible for securing placements in foster homes for children who are in the custody of the department and recruiting and training new foster and adoptive parents.​

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their heart and their home to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US.

NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves a permanent family.