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April 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

April 13, 2021
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

April 13, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

April 21, 2021
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, May 20, 2021

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. This event will take…

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G.R.O.W. Virtual Event for Infant Adoption Families

April 24, 2021
A group of couples sit in a circle and talk about their experience adopting infants.

Demystifying the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children If you are participating in adoption outreach, chances are high that you could match with an expectant parent living outside of the state of Minnesota. When this happens we must follow the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) to legally finalize an adoption. For many families, ICPC seems like a daunting process. Join us to learn more about ICPC and what it could mean for your adoption journey. In…

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May 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

May 11, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

May 11, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Adult Adoptee Support Group

May 13, 2021
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Thursday, May 13, 2021

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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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

May 19, 2021
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, May 20, 2021

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. This event will take…

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Connect2Connect – An Online Gathering for the Greater MN Foster Care Community

May 23, 2021
Child smiles and hugs grarndmother

Join us For Our First Connect2Connect Online Event This event is for all foster care and adoptive families working with any agency or county in the greater MN area to connect and have fun with one another in a virtual space until we can all be together again. For our first ever Connect2Connect meeting, we have created an online scavenger hunt! It will require you to think quick and work as a family to find items that tell all of…

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June 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

June 16, 2021
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

If you are a pre-adoptive, adoptive, foster, relative, and kinship parent(s) living in Greater Minnesota, please join us on Zoom for community and connection on the third Wednesday of every month from Noon-1:30 p.m. (CST). Staff from our Foster Care Adoption Program will facilitate a discussion where families can come to connect, offer positive parenting strategies, and support one another in a virtual space. Register to attend below. You will receive a link to join the meeting on Zoom in…

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