CMS has been providing adoption services since the 1970s. We assist birth parents in making an adoption plan for their child, adoptive parents in expanding their families through adoption and adult adoptees and their birth parents seeking assistance with adoption search.

Are you a family Interested in Adoption?

CMS has three programs to assist you:

  • Domestic Healthy Infant Adoption (children 0-2 years)
  • Special Needs / N.Y.S. - Waiting Children Adoption
  • International Adoption

For more information call or write:

Adoption Intake
27 North Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518.482.8836
Fax: 518-482-5805

Are you Interested in Making An Adoption Plan For Your Child?

CMS can help you review your choices and make a plan for your child’s future.

Supportive Counseling:

We provide counseling to help you make an informed decision.

Searching Out Homes to Meet a Child's Needs:

We will work with you to select a family.

Variety of Options:

We offer a variety of adoptions, from closed, confidential adoptions to open adoptions where birth and adoptive parents have direct contact with each other.

Contact the CMS office nearest to your home.

Are you Searching for Your Birth Family?

CMS can assist you in the search process if you are an adult adoptee or birth parent who placed their child for adoption with CMS or Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany.

We can provide non-identifying and medical information about your birth family. We can assist you with registering with the New York State Adoption and Medical Information Registry. We can assist you with a reunion with your birth parent if both you and your birth parent are registered with the Registry.

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