NYS Adoption Agency
PREGNANCY Text Hotline: (845) 514-6717

         Hudson Valley 
      Adoption Services  

Creating Families through Adoption...



275 Fair Street
Suite 23
Kingston, NY 

MISSION:  Our mission is to help people creating new family relationships through adoption.  The well-being of children is our priority.  We believe that every child deserves a permanent home in a nurturing environment, and that adoption is a lifelong process. 


GOALS: To provide adoption preparation and education, adoption home studies, adoption and parenting options counseling, adoption matching services,  post placement adoption reports, and adoption finalization.  We will support our clients throughout the adoption process.


Meet our Staff
Executive Director
Adoption Attorney
Laurie Slavin, Esq.

Laurie Slavin, Esq. is a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, with 30 years experience handling adoption related matters.

Case Manager
Adoption Case Manager
Ginny Botero

Ginny Botero is a grandparent raising her grandson.  Warm and caring, Ginny will be there to help with with each step of your adoption.  

Adoption Caseworker
Adoption Caseworker
Mor Pipman Hurliman

Mor Pipman Hurliman.  Detail-oriented and precise, caring and compassionate, Mor is working with our waiting families. 

Executive Assistant
Adoption Services
Andrew Lasagni

Andrew Lasagni is managing our growing family of clients.  If you have questions, Andrew will point you in the right direction. 

Website Designer

Erin Godfrey is a biological and soon-to-be adoptive mother. Efficiency personified, creative, and detail-oriented, contact Erin for all of your website and adoption profile needs. 

Social Workers
Adoption Social Worker
Kathy Brodsky

Kathy Ann Brodsky, LCSW is a social worker, adoptive mom and advocate for ethical adoption practice. She has prepared thousands of adoption homestudies, counseled adoptive parents and parents-to-be, and has trained professionals to work with adoptive families. She was Director of the Ametz Adoption Program from March 1992 to March 2015. She is licensed in New York and New Jersey, was named an “Angel in Adoption” by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption in 2001, Head Writer for Adoption.net, on the Adoption Advisory Board of Path2Parenthood and has a private practice in New York City.

Laurie Coreno Reynolds

Laurie Coreno Reynolds, LMHC, MA is a Mental Health Clinician and adoption professional who has been providing mental health and adoption services for over 18 years.  Laurie is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and holds a Master's Degree in Psychology.  Her specialties include working with pregnant women who are considering an adoption plan, birthparents, adopted teens, and adoptive parents.  Laurie consults for Hudson Valley Adoption Services.


Judy S. Schwartz
Judy S. Schwartz, MSW, LMSW, an adoption specialist, is also an adoptive mom of four children.  She provides various adoption-related services and has had the joyful privilege of being part of over 600 forever families.  She has presented at conferences, conducted workshops, provided counseling, and even been interviewed on international television about reunification issues and working with all aspects of the adoption triad.  She is available to conduct home studies and partners with a psychologist in conducting psychological evaluations of birthparents, embryo adoptions and prospective adoptive parents.