Children & Family Services,
Human Services

Seneca County Office Building,
1 DiPronio Drive,
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1865,
FAX: (315) 539-1447

24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline
(for public callers)

24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline
(for mandated reporters only)

Hours of Operation:
8:30 am - 5 pm

Deputy Commisioner of
Children and Family Services
and Tempory Assistance:

Foster Care

Have you ever thought about becoming a Foster Parent?

Are you interested in Adoption?


May is National Adoption Month

Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to shine a light on the experiences of the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system.

*Homes are needed for sibling groups, children with specialized needs, teenagers, and infants.
*Multicultural and ethnically diverse homes are also needed.
*Certification through a nationally recognized curriculum (MAPP).
*Ongoing trainings and support are provided through in-home consultations with Division of Human Services Staff.
* Support Groups and State Training opportunities.

Foster Hope…Foster Love
Foster Care and Adoption in Seneca County
Seneca County Division of Human Services
Changing Lives-One Child at a Time


Karen Brigham, Homefinder/Adoption Caseworker
315-539-1876 or 1-800-688-7188 ext 1876

NYS Office of Children & Family Services
Foster Care Basics
Requirements to Become a Foster Parent
Frequently Asked Questions on Foster Care