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Adoption Resources in Western New York

There is a variety of adoption and foster care agencies ready to answer your questions and assist you on your journey. The agencies listed below are members of CAFFA, the Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family agencies. CAFFA is comprised of agencies providing foster care and adoption services in Western New York. CAFFA’s mission is to collaboratively promote children’s permanency through advocacy, education and support.

 

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Adoption STAR
131 John Muir Drive, Amherst, NY 14228
716.639.3900
www.adoptionstar.com
Infant Placements, Domestic and International Home Studies, and Post-Placement

 

Baker Victory Services
780 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY 14218
24 Hour Hotline: 716.799.3333 or toll-free 888.287.9986
www.bvsadoption.org
Adoption, Infant Placements, Domestic and International Home Studies, and Post-Placement

 

Berkshire Farm Center
Ellicott Square Building
2495 Main St, Ste 330, Buffalo, NY 14214
716.856.3717
www.berkshirefarm.org
Adoption, Therapeutic and Foster Care Services

 

Buffalo Urban League Inc. - CAMMAP
15 East Genesee St., Buffalo, NY 14203
716.882.8852
Foster Care and Adoption Services: Children of All Ages, Sibling Groups, Special Needs Children, Homestudies and Post Placement Services

 

Catholic Charities
525 Washington St., Buffalo, NY 14203
716.856.4494
www.ccwny.org
Special Needs Adoption, Home Studies, Supervision of Domestic and Foreign Adoption

 

Center for Development of Human Services
1695 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14207
716.876.7600
www.bsc-cdhs.org
Training for Child Welfare Staff and Foster
& Adoptive Parents

 

Center for Family Development
5820 Main St., Ste 406, Williamsville, NY 14221
716.810.0790
www.center4familydevelop.com
Attachment Therapy, 2-Week Intensives,
Evaluations, Pre and Post-Adoption
Counseling and Home Studies

 

Child & Family Services
844 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209
716.882.0555
www.cfsbny.org

Foster and Adoption Preparation, Placement, Supervision and Post-Finalization Services

 

Erie County Family Court
1 Niagara Plaza, Buffalo, NY. 14202
716.845.2754

 

 

 

 

 

Gateway-Longview
10 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201
716.783.3100
www.gateway-longview.org
Special needs children; teens and siblings, Foster care,Therapeutic Foster Care and Adoption placements and private home studies

 

Gustavus Adolphus
1500 Union Rd., Ste. 101, W. Seneca, NY 14224
716.674.4185
Foster Care Services for Teens and Their Families

 

Hillside Children's Center
131 Orchard Park Rd., W.Seneca, NY 14224
716.848.6400
or
66 Stevens St., Lockport, NY 14094
1-888-514-4455
www.hillside.com/adoption
Therapeutic Foster Care Program

 

Homespace/Second Chance
1030 Ellicott St.
Buffalo, NY 14209
716.885.2703

 

Hopevale Inc.
810 Sheridan Dr.,No. Tonawanda, NY 14120
716.877.6341
www.hopevaleinc.org
Therapeutic and traditional foster care
services for children of all ages,
special needs and sibling groups. Residential services for girls 11-17

 

Family Help Center

formerly the Joan A. Male Family Support Center
60 Dingens St., Buffalo, NY 14206
716.822-0919

www.joanamale.org

 

Lutheran Service Society
6680 Main St., Williamsville, NY 14221
716.631.9212
International Adoption, Homestudies, and
Post-Placement Services


New Directions Youth & Family Services
Global Village Therapeutic Foster Care

1455 Kensington Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215
716.834.9413
or
356 Main St., Randolph, NY 14772
716.358.3636
www.ndyfs.org
Therapeutic Foster Care, Adoption and Post-Adoption Program, including Home Studies and Respite Services.

 

NYS Office of Children & Family Services
295 Main St. Rm 838, Buffalo, NY 14203
716.847.3145, 847.3743 or 847-3151
Licensing, Standards, & General Info

 

Sarah Minnie Badger Foster Care
1365 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14209
716.884.3622
Foster Care for Children

 

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Allegany Co. Dept. of Social Services
7 Court St., Belmont, NY 14813
585.268.8415
Foster Care and Adoption Services

 

Cattaraugus County
Department of Social Services
1 Leo Moss Dr., Ste. 6010, Olean, NY 14760
716.373.8070
Foster Care and Adoption Services

 

Chautauqua Co. Dept. of Social Services
110 East 4th St., Jamestown, NY 14701
716.661.8072
Foster Care and Adoption Services

 

Erie Co. Dept. of Social Services
95 Franklin St. Rm 408, Buffalo, NY 14202
716-858 7312
Special Needs Children, Sibling Groups,
and Foster & Adoption Home Studies

 

Niagara Co. Dept. of Social Services
20 East Avenue, P.O. Box 506
Lockport, NY 14095
or
301 Tenth St., P.O. Box 865
Niagara Falls, NY 14302
716.439.7722, 278.8699 or 278.8702
Foster and Adoptive Services: Children of All Ages, Special Needs, Older Children and Sibling Groups, and Family Home Studies

 

Wyoming Co. Dept. of Social Services
PO Box 231, Warsaw, NY 14569
585.786.8900
Foster care and Adoption services