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You can become a Foster Parent in Clinton, Essex or Franklin County (NY) if you:

  • are over 21 years old

  • in good health

  • have an extra bedroom

  • are willing to care for a child with many emotional and behavioral problems in your home

  • are willing to participate in regular training & support meetings

  • are able to communicate and work with Program staff

  • like children & adolescents

  • believe all children deserve a second chance

You will become part of our treatment team in your home and, although it is challenging, you will have the complete on-going support and training from Family Corner professional staff members for this exceptional commitment to a special needs child.

Foster Parents exhibit these qualities:

  • strong parenting skills

  • tolerance

  • flexibility

  • emotional maturity

  • patience

  • genuine affection for children

  • a good sense of humor!

If you think this describes you and would like more information regarding this position and the associated generous stipend, contact: Sara W. Munson at 518-561-8815 or email her at

If you're interested in being a Respite Parent click here.

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