Jacqueline K Furst

We see our son as our late in life gift. He is adored by each and every person in our family and we can't imagine life without him. Adoption has made our dream come true.

Melanie, mother of Tyler, age 3



Jacqueline is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Jacqueline holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jacqueline also continues her education with post-graduate work at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies.

Jacqueline’s 18+ years in the field strongly reflect her dedication to seeking creative methods and solutions with at-risk individuals and families. She held positions at several nonprofit organizations, working with at-risk youth in impoverished communities and schools.

Jacqueline’s passion for facilitating adoptions began after years of working with women and fertility, single parents and LGBT families. She has developed a sub-specialty working with non-traditional families (single parents, gay,lesbian and transgender  individuals  and couples) in addition to married heterosexual adoptions in the New York metro area offering (non-agency) pre-adoption consultations, home studies, post-placement services and post-adoption related therapy.