Foster Care

CHANGE OF ADDRESS!

Foster Care Utica is now located at:

 

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

 

Children's Stories

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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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News

The House of the Good Shepherd Announces Brian McKee as Executive Director

June 22, 2017 - UTICA, N.Y. The House of the Good Shepherd announces Brian McKee as Executive Director, effective July 10, 2017. McKee has more than 15 years of experience in human services leadership for children and families in need in the Central New York community.

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National Better Hearing and Speech Month

MEET OUR SPEECH PATHOLOGIST!  Every May, National Better Hearing and Speech Month aims to raise awareness about communication disorders and the treatment options available. Because the children at The House come to us having suffered from trauma, it's not uncommon for them to be affected by communication...

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