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Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) is a national nonprofit organization that recruits adoptive families for children in foster care. CAP has helped bring together more than 6,000 children and families over the last 43 years.



Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent?

 Contact: Veronica Black 585-232-5110


Participate in #Giving Tuesday:

ROC the Day for Children Awaiting Parents on December 1st! Learn more here!

Meet our Adoptive Family of the Month!

Laurie and Danny Robinson


The second Wednesday of every month. 

CAP Office: 274 N. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14607 (Inside the Children's Institute) 

Learn all you need to know about foster care adoption, the process and how to get started!

PLEASE RSVP 585-232-5110



Video by John Brown

  You Can Help Children Awaiting Parents, Inc.

Open Your Heart, Open Your Home

There are many ways that you can help CAP's children. For more information on any of these ideas, please visit our donations page.

We would like to thank all of our United Way and Combined Federal Campaign donors for their incredibly generous and constant support of Children Awaiting Parents. In the Rochester, NY area the United Way CAP donor option is #1014. 
Thank you for making our work possible!

Children Awaiting Parents' Annual Reports