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

                
         Hudson Valley 
      Adoption Services  

Creating Families through Adoption...

     

845-338-0700

275 Fair Street
Suite 23
Kingston, NY 
12401
 
Forever Family

Testimonials 

Click here to see what our clients are saying about their experiences with HVAS and 
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www.adoptionattorneys.org
  
  About Us
Hudson Valley Adoption Services is a non-profit, NYS licensed adoption agency. 


We Do What We Do...
   
because we believe that every child deserves a permanent home in a nurturing environment.  We seek to:
        • empower pregnant woman and birth parents as they make the personal choice of adoption and choose a family and a future for their child. 
        • assist adoptive parents in growing their families with the well-being of children as our priority. 

Our Mission is to...
  
help create new family relationships through adoption.  We believe every adoption is unique to the families involved. We will support the specific needs of our clients throughout the adoption process and everyday that follows.  

We are ready to help you... 
  
with the most important decision of your life.  Our knowledge and high                                   ethical standards are visible in all aspects of our work.
Our services include adoption preparation and education, adoption home studies, adoption and parenting options counseling, adoption matching services, post placement supervision and reports, and adoption finalization. 


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 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


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

 
Social Workers
Lauren Ardman
Lauren Ardman, LMSW has worked with families and children for over 20 years. She is a full time employee of Dutchess County BOCES, and also has her own private practice in the healing arts. Lauren  is dedicated to making her community a better place for all to live.  In her spare time, Lauren performs with Hudson River Playback Theatre, dances as much as possible, spends time in nature and with her family and their dogs, and parents her son Tavi with as much love and grace as possible, 


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.


www.lauriecorenoreynolds.com


 
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.