Foster Care is the temporary service provided to ensure the safety and well being of children and youth while in out-of-home care.
Foster homes are needed for all ages, but especially for teens and sibling groups.
You can apply to become a foster parent if you...
Services provided to foster parents by the Department of Social Services include...
Our foster parent training is scheduled to begin on April 9, 2019. Classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday evening.
If you would like information about how you can register for the orientation and the foster parent training program, please call Madison County Child and Family Services at 315-366-2548.
Class run in Spring and the Fall, please call anytime to inquire.
In May 2013, in honor of Foster Care Month, a special quilt hung in the Madison County Office Building lobby. The quilt was made up of squares that were decorated by children in foster care and foster parents.