Permanency Resource Center

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes realizes that adoption, guardianship and kindship families have unique needs. Whether the adoption is private, international, through the Foster Care System or other circumstances, our Permanency Resource Center Program is available to work directly with these families to address a variety of parenting, behavioral, emotional or other family circumstances that create challenges to family stability. Services are available to families in Ontario, Seneca, Yates, and Orleans County who have formally adopted or obtained a guardianship order for a minor child. Support services include::

    • In-come Case Management
    • Monthly support groups
    • Educational Workshops
    • One-to-one support and guidance
    • Individualized support.
    • Linkages to services for treatment of trauma
    • Assistance locating local resources unique to your needs.

Services are provided to all post-adoption and guardianship households, regardless of income.  This program is made possible through a grant from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

Services in Ontario, Seneca, Yates, Orleans Counties.

For more information contact Dori Shaner at 315-789-2235, ext. 123 or