National Foster Parent Appreciation Month Noted In Oswego County

OSWEGO, NY  – The Oswego County Legislature’s Human Services Committee presented a proclamation to the Foster and Adoptive Home Development Team designating May as Foster Parent Appreciation Month.

National Foster Parent Appreciation Month
National Foster Parent Appreciation Month

Each year in the U.S., approximately 30,000 young people leave the foster care system without lifelong families.

Devoted foster parents are making great efforts to change the life of a child or youth in foster care by providing them with the security and stability that they need.

Pictured from left are Daniel Farfaglia, District 24; Stephen Walpole, District 14; Committee Chairman Shane Broadwell, District 17; members of the DSS Foster Care Unit Brad Paninski, Jennifer Burgess, director of services Christine Patrick and Lois O’Connor; and legislators Marie Schadt, District 19; John Proud, District 7; Committee Vice Chairman Daniel LeClair, District 8; and Shawn Doyle, District 3.