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April 2021

Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

April 22, 2021
A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

Free Online Sessions Each Month This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff (virtually) 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. This event will take place online a great option—for families across the U.S. You can join the online webinar from wherever you are. When you register for a webinar,…

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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

April 23, 2021 - April 24, 2021
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

April 24, 2021
A native american couple smile with their foster kids, a brother who is in first grade and his toddler sister.

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. This event will take place via an online webinar. You can join the online webinars from…

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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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Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

April 29, 2021 - April 30, 2021
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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May 2021

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

May 3, 2021
A native american couple smile with their foster kids, a brother who is in first grade and his toddler sister.

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. This event will take place via an online webinar. You can join the online webinars from…

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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

May 11, 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

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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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

May 14, 2021 - May 15, 2021
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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Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

May 15, 2021
A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

Free Online Sessions Each Month This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff (virtually) 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. This event will take place online a great option—for families across the U.S. You can join the online webinar from wherever you are. When you register for a webinar,…

Find out more »

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

May 20, 2021
A native american couple smile with their foster kids, a brother who is in first grade and his toddler sister.

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. This event will take place via an online webinar. You can join the online webinars from…

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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

May 21, 2021 - May 22, 2021
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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Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

May 25, 2021
A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

Free Online Sessions Each Month This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff (virtually) 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. This event will take place online a great option—for families across the U.S. You can join the online webinar from wherever you are. When you register for a webinar,…

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June 2021

International Pre-Adoption Class

June 4, 2021

For Families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin Interested in International Adoption After completing Application Part 1, all Minnesota and Western Wisconsin families planning to pursue an international adoption through CH/LSS are required to complete this class to meet your education requirements. It is helpful to have a majority of your Application Part 2 completed prior to attending this class. This class will familiarize you with the international adoption process. Some of the topics discussed will include: program process, steps and time…

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Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

June 8, 2021
A native american couple smile with their foster kids, a brother who is in first grade and his toddler sister.

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. This event will take place via an online webinar. You can join the online webinars from…

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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

June 11, 2021 - June 12, 2021
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…

Find out more »

Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

June 12, 2021
A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

Free Online Sessions Each Month This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff (virtually) 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. This event will take place online a great option—for families across the U.S. You can join the online webinar from wherever you are. When you register for a webinar,…

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Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

June 22, 2021
A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

Free Online Sessions Each Month This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff (virtually) 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. This event will take place online a great option—for families across the U.S. You can join the online webinar from wherever you are. When you register for a webinar,…

Find out more »

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

June 24, 2021
A native american couple smile with their foster kids, a brother who is in first grade and his toddler sister.

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. This event will take place via an online webinar. You can join the online webinars from…

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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

June 25, 2021 - June 26, 2021
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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August 2021

Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

August 5, 2021 - August 6, 2021
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…

Find out more »

September 2021

International Pre-Adoption Class

September 17, 2021

For Families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin Interested in International Adoption After completing Application Part 1, all Minnesota and Western Wisconsin families planning to pursue an international adoption through CH/LSS are required to complete this class to meet your education requirements. It is helpful to have a majority of your Application Part 2 completed prior to attending this class. This class will familiarize you with the international adoption process. Some of the topics discussed will include: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

December 2021

Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

December 2, 2021 - December 3, 2021
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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