Become a Foster Parent

Change the life of a child forever.
Become a foster parent today.

Approximately 10,000 children and youth are in New York City’s foster care system right now. Each one of them needs a safe, secure home. We can help you decide if becoming a foster parent in our Family, Medical, Teen or Therapeutic Foster Care Programs is right for you.

To learn more about how you can open your home and become a foster parent, complete the form below, call 212-949-4905, or email

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Open Your Home

Providing a safe, stable, loving home as a foster parent can be a lifeline to kids and families who are in crisis.

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