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Foster Care

For Foster Parents


Online Training for Foster Parents is available for certain courses.

Visit the Foster/Adoptive Parent Resource Center online training website

Online Training

August 2020 – Foster Care Training Calendar.

Instructions for accessing the foster parent portal on the Relias Learning Management System. Click Here

In-Person Training

The health, safety, and well-being of our staff and those we serve is our most important priority. All IN-PERSON foster parent training and orientation are CANCELED until further notice.

SCO Therapeutic Family Foster Care training sessions are now open to ALL foster parents.


  • Training Calendar
  • Register for in-person training

(Please note: No one will be admitted for In-Person training 15 minutes after the scheduled start time.)

Foster Care Emergency Contact

For EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE after regular business hours, please call our 24-hour hotline – 718.674.7800.

Si se necesita asistencia para Foster Care Parents o si tiene una emergencia y necesita contactar a nuestro personal despues de las horas regulares de atencion al publico, por favor sirvase llamar a nuestra línea directa de 24 horas – 718.674.7800.

Foster Home Emergency Evacuation Procedures

For Family Foster Care emergency and evacuation procedures for foster homes click here.

Family Foster Care Grievance Procedure

If you feel you have been treated unfairly, in some way denied your rights, or have seen something that may be against the rules, please let us know.



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