Foster Care

FOSTER A BETTER WORLD... BECOME A FOSTER PARENT

17 Herkimer Road

Utica, NY 13502

Foster Parent Information nights are held MONTHLY in Utica and QUARTERLY in Watertown. Classes start soon! Call 315.235.7700 in Utica or 315.782.8064 in Watertown for more information on becoming a foster parent.

As a foster parent with The House of the Good Shepherd, you can be the turning point in a child's life. Teach a child and family that they have the strength they never thought was possible. Experience the rewards of becoming a foster parent.

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Children's Stories

Jay's Story and other children whose lives have been changed at the house >>

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If you neglect a seed, it will never grow. It will never blossom. When Jay was a small child, his mother abandoned him. He never knew his father. His mother lost parental rights and he was adopted by a single mom. Within a few years, his new mom started to...

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A Baby Shower Fundraiser

Carol Clossner from Clinton United Methodist Church in Clinton wanted to help children and families in our Foster Care Program and reached out to Sue Novak with an idea – Hosting a BABY SHOWER! Carol organized...

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Lee Bjornland with Stan Ossowski

Dominion Energy Provides Grant to Feed Children at The House

Every day, hungry children suffering from food insecurity arrive at the doorstep of The House of the Good Shepherd's on-campus Tilton School which provides education for 101 Residential and Day Service children. Thanks to a recent grant of $2,500 from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, The House is able to...

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