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March 1, 2006

Social Services Staff to Explain Agency Adoption Process at March 15 Meeting

MEXICO -- The Oswego County Department of Social Services will sponsor an informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at the department’s Spring Street office, Mexico for people who are interested in adopting a child. Children that are waiting to be adopted through the Department of Social Services have been in foster care for a period of time. The children are typically age eight or older and have special needs.

A 10-week pre-certification training program for people who wish to become adoptive or foster parents will be held Wednesday evenings, March 22 through May 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. Attendance at the March 15 informational meeting is required in order to enroll in the “Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting – Group Process Selection” training. Single adults and two-parent families may apply to become foster or adoptive parents. Both parents in a two-parent household must attend the training.

For more information, contact Nancy Clark at 598-4642, extension 46, or Carol Vincent, phone 963-5534 or e-mail carolv@oswegocounty.com.

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