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 April 2020. Check back for more information. Classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday evening.
An orientation meeting will be scheduled for March 2020. This meeting is open to anyone who has an interest in foster care or adoption with Madison County.
If you have any questions about the foster parent training program, please call Madison County Child and Family Services at 315-366-2548.
Classes run in the 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.