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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Reading to the kittens!

Purrfect Pals and Purrfect Readers

For several of our HGS kids, reading to a few furry friends from Spring Farm Cares was the cat's meow!    Assistant Principal Sarah Clayton happened to hear about a program at Spring Farm Cares, an animal sanctuary in Clinton, called "Purrfect Pals and Purrfect Readers," so she emailed them...

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Alumni Visit The House 60 years Later

Two HGS alumni, Stewart Bailey and Elizabeth Wallace, visited campus on Wednesday, August 8, 2017. Stewart was at The House of the Good Shepherd from 1944-1948 along with his two brothers and sister. Now retired, he has been volunteering and advocating for The House for more than 30 years.    Elizabeth...

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