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December 2019

Adult Adoptee Support Group

December 12, 2019
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A group of international and U.S. adoptees talk during our adult adoptee support group.

A Support Group for Adoptees Ages 19 and Up From All Placing Agencies On the second Thursday of each month*, please join other adult adoptees who are seeking to connect and learn from each other’s shared experiences. While each story is unique, we recognize that there are many core similarities that adoption weaves into life experiences. Adoption impacts relationships and identity, often requiring integration of complex and diverse family systems. Topics will be suggested, but each month the conversation will…

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Adoptee Support Groups

December 14, 2019
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One event on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States

A support group for adoptees ages 5-13 In our adoptee support groups, we engage in age-appropriate discussions about diversity and culture, friendship, race, school issues, adoption and birth families. Each group is open to adopted children and their families, regardless of placing agency. This series will take place on the second Saturday of each month for eight months. The dates of this series are: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 14, and April 18 (3rd week…

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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

December 18, 2019
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Adoptees and birth parents talk in a circle

On the third Wednesday of each month*, please join our support group for birth parents and adopted adults who are not related to one another. Individuals from any placing agency are welcome. This group is for individuals considering search and reunion, as well as those who are in reunion or post reunion. In this group,  members are supportive of one another and willing to share their reunion journeys with one another---including their successes, disappointments and joys. Please contact Betsy at…

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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

December 26, 2019
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A woman speaks to other parents in a support group about her experience adopting from foster care.

Join other families who have been there to learn from and support one another. This group is parent-led and only open to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption. This group meets on the fourth Thursday of every month (dates are different in November and December to adjust for holidays, see Events calendar for these dates). For more information and to sign up to be on the Parent-Led Support…

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January 2020

Adult Adoptee Support Group

Thursday, January 9, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A group of international and U.S. adoptees talk during our adult adoptee support group.

A Support Group for Adoptees Ages 19 and Up From All Placing Agencies On the second Thursday of each month*, please join other adult adoptees who are seeking to connect and learn from each other’s shared experiences. While each story is unique, we recognize that there are many core similarities that adoption weaves into life experiences. Adoption impacts relationships and identity, often requiring integration of complex and diverse family systems. Topics will be suggested, but each month the conversation will…

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G.R.O.W. Event for Infant Adoption Families | Birth Parent Panel

Saturday, January 11, 2020
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A group of couples sit in a circle and talk about their experience adopting infants.

Our G.R.O.W. (Guidance, Resources and Opportunities While you Wait) events are held quarterly (in January, April, July and October) and are open to all families in our infant adoption program that are in the home study process and beyond. These events will offer a chance for families to connect and learn about various topics from one another and adoption professionals. Hear directly from birth parents who have made an adoption plan! During the morning’s panel discussion, you will have the…

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Adoptee Support Groups

Saturday, January 11, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States

A support group for adoptees ages 5-13 In our adoptee support groups, we engage in age-appropriate discussions about diversity and culture, friendship, race, school issues, adoption and birth families. Each group is open to adopted children and their families, regardless of placing agency. This series will take place on the second Saturday of each month for eight months. The dates of this series are: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 14, and April 18 (3rd week…

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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study.  This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. Child care is available for foster/adopted children, on…

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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Adoptees and birth parents talk in a circle

On the third Wednesday of each month*, please join our support group for birth parents and adopted adults who are not related to one another. Individuals from any placing agency are welcome. This group is for individuals considering search and reunion, as well as those who are in reunion or post reunion. In this group,  members are supportive of one another and willing to share their reunion journeys with one another---including their successes, disappointments and joys. Please contact Betsy at…

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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, January 23, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
A woman speaks to other parents in a support group about her experience adopting from foster care.

Join other families who have been there to learn from and support one another. This group is parent-led and only open to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption. This group meets on the fourth Thursday of every month (dates are different in November and December to adjust for holidays, see Events calendar for these dates). For more information and to sign up to be on the Parent-Led Support…

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