Adoption STAR

Carly Story

Carly Story, LMSW

Adoption Social Worker and Family Advocate

Carly is an Adoption Social Worker and Family Advocate in the Adoptive Parent Department at Adoption STAR working directly with adoptive families providing support and guidance during all steps of their adoption journey.

Carly received her bachelors degree in psychology from Canisius College and her masters degree in social work from UB, and became a licensed MSW in 2016. Previously, Carly worked for Mental Health Advocates of WNY where she taught socio-emotional skills within the Buffalo and Niagara Falls school districts, and provided one-on-one counseling and support to elementary students.

As an adoptee herself, Carly is especially enthusiastic about helping families grow through the process of adoption. Outside of work, Carly enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, DIY projects, live music, and camping.