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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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 >>

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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

Riley and his grandmother on Adoption Day!

Riley's Adoption Journey

Riley's foster care experience ends in adoption by his paternal grandmother, Michele Barker-Miller. "I couldn't be any happier for Michele and Riley," David LaGuerre said. "I am especially proud that I've been his case worker since he came into our care. This is the greatest moment that has happened to...

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A Former Resident Sends Thanks to The House

I was in and out of The House of the Good Shepherd for years. I bounced around from placement to placement. HGS was the first time I was ever in placement. The staff was great with us for the most part. There was always opportunities and chances to grow....

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