MEXICO - The Oswego County Department of Social Services is looking for people who would like to become foster parents, particularly for teenagers and sibling groups.

The department will host a virtual meeting from 2-4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8 for people who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents.

Contact Patricia Pennock by Friday, Nov. 5 if people would like to participate. Call 315-963-5382 or email and provide an email address.

Login information will be provided to those who pre-register. If no responses are received, the meeting will be cancelled.

Attendance at the informational meeting is required in order to enroll in the 11-week preparation program. Single and two-parent families may apply to foster or adopt. Both parents in a two-parent household must attend the training.

All children available for adoption through DSS have been in foster care for a period of time. For more information about foster parenting and adoption through the Department of Social Services, go to

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