Foster Care Challenge

Take The Challenge & Reap The Rewards


Cortland County Needs Foster Homes


We Need Foster Parents for:
  •  Teenagers
  •  Sibling groups
  •  Eemergencies
  •  Respite care
Young people who cannot live with their parents need someone like you!!!

Make a Difference


Help make the difference in the life of a Child!

For more information, please contact:

Cortland County Department of Social Services
60 Central Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045

You may also call Jennifer Hammond, Foster Care Home Finder, at 607-756-3434.

Other Agency Resources



The Office of Children and Family Services
Serves New York's public by promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of our children, families and communities. We will achieve results by setting and enforcing policies, building partnerships, and funding and providing quality services. 
http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/fostercare/ 

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more. 
https://www.childwelfare.gov/ 

Family Connections, Inc.
Is a not-for-profit, New York State authorized private adoption agency who has been caring for families through domestic and international adoption since 1994. Dedicated to supporting birth parents, adoptive parents, and children touched by adoption throughout the life-long journey of adoption. 
http://www.adoptfamilyconnections.org/