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May 2019

Foster Care Adoption Orientation

May 20, 2019
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One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A mother snuggles with her giggling school-age daughter.

For Minnesota residents. This is one of two steps to get started fostering or adopting from Minnesota foster care. We welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about fostering and adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system. This provides an overview of the process and addresses details such as children served, timelines, fees (spoiler: there are practically none), licensing requirements, etc. We host one online and one in-person orientation each month---you can identify the location of this…

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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

May 23, 2019
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

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

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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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class – Detroit Lakes, MN

May 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Becker County Building, 712 Minnesota Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 United States
A mother laughs with her two daughters.

FOR MINNESOTA FAMILIES INTERESTED IN FOSTERING OR ADOPTING CHILDREN FROM MINNESOTA FOSTER CARE This is one of the first steps for all families planning to adopt from Minnesota foster care, regardless of the agency or county you plan to adopt through. This is also one of the first steps for all families planning to become foster care providers through CH/LSS. These classes will familiarize you with the children waiting to be adopted, the needs they commonly have, and the adoption…

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June 2019

In-Person Adoption & Foster Care Information Meeting

June 1, 2019
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

For families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. This is a great way to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person and receive a comprehensive overview of our programs, processes and fees. Learn basic information about international adoption, infant adoption, foster care and foster care adoption.

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Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

June 6, 2019 - June 7, 2019
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One event on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 8:00am

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A family is pictured smiling in a bright room. They grew through infant adoption.

For Minnesota families interested in infant adoption After completing Application Part 1, this is the next step for all families planning to pursue an infant adoption through CH/LSS. These classes will familiarize you with the legal adoption process in Minnesota, the importance of openness in adoption, and strategies available to you to engage in your own adoption outreach efforts. You will also have the opportunity to listen to a panel of adoptive and birth parents share their adoption experiences. Topics…

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Foster Care Adoption Orientation

June 8, 2019
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One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
A mother snuggles with her giggling school-age daughter.

For Minnesota residents. This is one of two steps to get started fostering or adopting from Minnesota foster care. We welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about fostering and adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system. This provides an overview of the process and addresses details such as children served, timelines, fees (spoiler: there are practically none), licensing requirements, etc. We host one online and one in-person orientation each month---you can identify the location of this…

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Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

June 11, 2019
Three sisters laugh in the sun. Two are African American and one is white.

ONLINE | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT Receive a comprehensive overview of our programs, processes and fees from the comfort of your home or office through our free online meeting. Learn basic information about international adoption, infant adoption, foster care and foster care adoption. In this webinar, we will address the programs available to everyone first, then we will cover those available in limited states. Attendees may choose to leave the presentation at any time. Register on GoToWebinar

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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

June 11, 2019
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm 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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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class – Willmar, MN

June 14, 2019 - June 15, 2019
Wilmar Conference Center, 240 23rd Street SE
Wilmar, MN 56201 United States
A mother laughs with her two daughters.

FOR MINNESOTA FAMILIES INTERESTED IN FOSTERING OR ADOPTING CHILDREN FROM MINNESOTA FOSTER CARE This is one of the first steps for all families planning to adopt from Minnesota foster care, regardless of the agency or county you plan to adopt through. This is also one of the first steps for all families planning to become foster care providers through CH/LSS. These classes will familiarize you with the children waiting to be adopted, the needs they commonly have, and the adoption…

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Foster Care Adoption Orientation

June 18, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
A mother snuggles with her giggling school-age daughter.

For Minnesota residents. This is one of two steps to get started fostering or adopting from Minnesota foster care. We welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about fostering and adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system. This provides an overview of the process and addresses details such as children served, timelines, fees (spoiler: there are practically none), licensing requirements, etc. We host one online and one in-person orientation each month---you can identify the location of this…

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