Family in Park

There are families across New York State who are in crisis and need our help.

For some families, life can become overwhelming. The many effects of generational trauma can surface, bad habits become the norm, and sometimes children can be neglected or even hurt.


When this happens, Berkshire turns to its statewide foster families to help provide a temporary, safe haven for children during this time of family crisis.

To learn more, you can view the 3 easy steps below, attend an informational session in your area

or contact us today at 1-844-427-5747 to learn more about becoming a foster parent.


Beth & Steve

"We met Steve and his children during a time of family crisis. Knowing the struggles and challenges Steve had to overcome, it was wonderful to see him and foster mom, Beth, work as a team to achieve the best outcome for Maya, Krystal, and Leo.”

Steps to Becoming a Foster Parent

View and print our infograph.

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Download our e-Book

'Top 10 Questions about being a foster parent' where our most commonly asked question are answered. 

Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?

Fill out our foster parent interest form and a home finder from your area will be in touch!

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Meet Magan

Berkshire Foster Youth adopted by her Forever Family in 2018

Listen to our iHeart Radio 'Ask the Expert" series where you will hear from Berkshire staff and Berkshire Foster Parents