Become an Adoptive Parent
Sometimes the parents of children placed into foster care are unable to reunify with their children. In these circumstances, children and teens need strong, loving, and above all permanent families to adopt them.
To learn more about adopting a child through Graham Windham, please contact:
Phone: 718-875-1167 ext. 320
An Adoption Success Story: Keyveon
Keyveon was in foster care with Graham Windham, and was searching for the right family. Lisa and Kent were searching for the right child. Our team helped to connect them, and facilitated Keyveon’s adoption into his forever family. Learn more in NBC 4′s segment of “Wednesday’s Child”!
View more videos at: http://nbcnewyork.com.
Learn More about the Adoption Process in New York City
Here are a few resources to help you learn more about adopting a child in New York.
Learn about the New York State Adoption Service (NYSAS), from the Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS)
The OCFS site also has information about adoption subsidies, the monthly maintenance payments that may be available based on the special needs of a child.
Learn about Becoming a Foster or Adoptive Parent in New York City, from the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)
Check out the AdoptUSKids website for more guidelines and information about adopting in New York State
For information about free adoption counseling, training, and other support, check out the Foster-Adoption Counseling, Education and Support (FACES) program at Spence-Chapin’s Adoption Resource Center.
Monthly Adoption Group Meetings
Join us for our upcoming Adoption Group Meetings to learn more about the process of adoption, post-adoption services, and Family Team Conferences. (Participation in meetings will count toward training hours.)
Will provide upcoming meeting dates shortly.
*Please note that it is very important that you attend the adoption group meetings to learn about the process of adoption and what services are available to you after the adoption.
For more information about Adoption Group Meetings, please contact:
917-386-2121 Ext. 241