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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Pictured left to right:  First Source Federal Credit Union: Chris Dovi - AVP Branch Administrator, Tom Neumann - President/CEO, Pam Way - Community Relations Specialist, The House of the Good Shepherd: Leila Bjornland – Director of Development, Shannon

First Source Federal Credit Union Supports Education at Tilton School

First Source Federal Credit Union has partnered with The House of the Good Shepherd donating $13,300 to provide funding to purchase 19 laptop computers to support education at the on-campus Tilton School. The laptops will be used in classrooms and support New York State Education Department computer-based testing, which will...

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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...

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