New Alternatives for Children (NAC) Adoption and Kinship Support– Permanency Resource Center (PRC)

New Alternatives for Children (NAC) Adoption and Kinship Support– Permanency Resource Center (PRC)


New Alternatives for Children (NAC) Adoption and Kinship Support– Permanency Resource Center (PRC)

37 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

1775 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10453
Program Contact: Director, Samantha Callaghan
Supervisor: Jessica M. Chavarria-Remache, LSW
Phone: (212) 696-1550
Fax: (929) 232-6477

Counties Served:  NAC’s Permanency Resource Center serves post adoption and post guardianship families all five New York City boroughs.

The NAC Family Permanency Center offers families formed through adoption or guardianship, a place where they can find support, advocacy, information, and a range of professional health and social services needed to help them create or maintain a successful and permanent home. The main goals of these services is to prevent post-adoptive and post-guardianship dissolutions/disruptions, provide assistance to families so that children may be cared for in their own homes with their adoptive parent(s) or legal guardian(s), and strengthen post-adoptive and post-guardianship families.

Services Include:

  • In-Home Comprehensive Support
  • Family-Focused Needs Assessment
  • Trauma Assessment/Screening
  • Information, Advocacy and Referral
  • Navigation Assistance for Cross-System Needs
  • Education Support and Advocacy
  • Mental Health and Medical Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Adoption Support Group (Virtual)
  • Takes place bi-weekly (dates/times subject to caregiver’s availability)
  • Contact Samantha Callaghan for more information
  • Psychoeducational Groups
  • Art Therapy Outreach Center Self-Care Groups
    -   Contact Samantha Callaghan for more information


Program eligibility:

Post Legal Adoption Network

  • Children must be freed for adoption to receive services.

Post Permanency Support Program

  • Children and families who are within 90-days of exiting the NYC foster care system via adoption or kinship guardianship.
  • Children who have already been adopted or exited foster care to kinship guardianship via the NYC foster care system and their families.

Family Permanency Center

  • Adoptive Families who have finalized the adoption of their child. This includes private placement adoptions and international adoptions.
  • Guardianship Families including Kinship caregivers who have legal guardianship of the child and an approved KinGAP agreement or families with legal guardianship without a KinGAP agreement

NAC Permanency Resource Center Program Referral

NAC Adoption and Kinship Support Brochure

A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Kinship Caregivers Program

Contact Information
37 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10001
Director, Samantha Callaghan
(212) 696-1550
(929) 232-6477
  • Bronx
  • Kings
  • New York City
  • Queens
  • Richmond
  • Kinship Care Services