Adoption STAR

Kristin Clarke, BSW

Adoption Social Worker

Kristin works per diem with adoptive parents conducting home studies and post placement visits. Kristin received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from SUNY Brockport and has been working in the social work field in Rochester, NY for over twenty years. Kristin has extensive experience working with families in crisis due to homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse and/or mental health crisis.

Kristin collaborates with the Dept. of Health/Human Services and Child Protective Services to ensure families can access services they need to improve their quality of life. Kristin is a constant advocate for the impoverished and underserved families as they navigate through the complex systems that are often difficult to access. She is dedicated to keeping the family unit together, strong and healthy.

Kristin is part of a large family and values the experiences she has gained from her family. As a mom of three daughters, Kristin enjoys spending time with her girls and cherishes the little things like cozy movie nights or a simple “I love you” text.

Kristin enjoys working with families through their adoption journey and being there as they expand their families.