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Foster Care
Is Foster Parenting right for my family?

Foster parents....

  • Come in all ages, 21 and up
  • Are married, single or partners
  • Live in a city, suburbs or country
  • Rent or own their home

How do I become a Foster Parent?

  • Complete a phone inquiry.  Call 396-4111
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Attend our pre-certification classes (spring or fall)
  • Provide personal references and current medical report
  • Complete a background check
  • Participate in a home study

Contact Us

Ontario County
Department of Social Services
Foster Homefinding Unit

3010 County Complex Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Ph: (585) 396-4111
Fx: (585) 396-8820
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