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)

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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
Email: info@NacKidsCan.org
Email:scallaghan@nackidscan.org
Website: https://www.nackidscan.org/home/index.php

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