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Catholic Charities Children's Services to Host Free Information Session on Foster Parent Process March 11

by jtan
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 09:00 am

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2013 - Catholic Charities of Buffalo invites parents, families and individuals residing in Erie County who are interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent to attend an introductory information session on March 11 from 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7 p.m. at 525 Washington St., Buffalo.

Catholic Charities provides foster care services to children of all ages, racial and ethnic groups who cannot live safely in their own homes or need to be placed in the permanent care of a loving family. The children under foster care may have special physical, emotional or psychological needs, and may include siblings who should be placed together. There is currently a specific need for homes to foster adolescent children ages 12-18.

Financial support, a clothing allowance and medical coverage are provided to families.

Additional upcoming information sessions include: 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7 p.m. April 8, May 13 and June 10.

For more information or to register for a session, contact at 856-4494 or visit our website,

For 90 years, Catholic Charities has been making a difference for people of every faith and ethnicity in Western New York. Catholic Charities empowers children, families and seniors to achieve meaningful, healthy and productive lives. In all situations, Catholic Charities delivers support to meet immediate needs, and then assesses clients for other needs to ensure long-term success. It is the most comprehensive human service provider serving Western New York. For the fifth consecutive year, Catholic Charities has attained the highest-possible rating (four stars) from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management. Catholic Charities also receives highest ratings for quality of service by the Council of Accreditation.