Adoptive Parents

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We are excited to announce that New Hope Family Services is hosting a free, in-person viewing of the Hope for the Journey Conference (formerly known as the Empower to Connect Conference) this spring! This conference provides information and practical tools for parenting and working with children who have been impacted by adoption and/or foster care. The conference will focus on Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) as a helpful way to engage with and parent children in a safe, loving way. New Hope Family Services has purchased access to this event and are happy to offer it to the community free of charge.  

Important Things to Know: 

  • Where: Northside Church: 7965 Oswego Rd. Liverpool, NY 13090 

  • When: Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 9 AM-5 PM. Doors open at 8:30 AM. 

  • Who: Anyone can attend! This conference can be especially helpful to parents, teachers, counselors, and social workers who work with children or teenagers that have been impacted by foster care and/or adoption. 

  • How: Registration is required. Please click the button below to register. 

  • Attendance is free. 

  • There will be a break for lunch, but food will not be provided. 

  • Childcare will not be provided. 

  • Certificates of training will be provided to adoptive and foster parents for those interested.  Professional CEUs will not be provided for this event.  

To register for the free event hosted by New Hope Family Services, click here.
To learn more about TBRI, visit Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (  
You can also learn more about the conference by visiting: Hope for the Journey Conference — Presented by Show Hope. 

Services for Adoptive Parents

If you are considering starting the adoption process, we would love to be a part of your adoption journey and help place a child into your loving home. We offer a  personal approach in our adoption process and are here for you each step of the way.  We would love for you to contact us by email or phone to receive more information! 

New Hope Family Services is a New York State certified adoption agency. We work with birth moms and adoptive families throughout New York State, with the exception of those who reside in the five boroughs of NYC and Long Island. We have been bringing families together through adoption since 1965. We would be honored to be a part of your adoption story.

Your Next Steps >> 

Contact us to learn more about the adoption process and how to get started. We are happy to provide a free consultation and talk about your next steps.