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.

GET DIRECTIONS

BECOME A FOSTER PARENT
TRAINING DATES IN UTICA
TRAINING DATES IN WATERTOWN

 

Children's Stories

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

Read More

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...

Are you an alumni
of The House?

We would love to hear from you and learn how The House helped you succeed.

Submit your story

News

Job Fair - We Are Expanding and Adding Over 50 New Jobs!

The House of the Good Shepherd is one of 13 agencies selected by NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to provide Residential Services to juvenile criminal suspects 16 years of age or older under the Raise the Age legislation. The House will be opening a structured 12-bed residential program to meet the...

Read More

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...

Read More

Share This...