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October 2019

Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

October 21, 2019
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One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

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Free Webinar | Citizenship & Adoption: Completing All the Steps

October 24, 2019
A picture of a Certificate of Citizenship over American flags sitting on an adoptee's table.

ONLINE | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT Speaker: Susan Walker, MSW, LISW, Director of Post Adoption & Education CH/LSS regularly gets inquiries from adoptees and parents of adopted minors about their status as a U.S. citizen and how to obtain proof of citizenship. Often the question comes up at the most inconvenient time such as when applying for a passport, driver’s license or college financial aid (FAFSA), accepting a job offer or shipping out for active military service. The panic…

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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

October 24, 2019
|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
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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 Fair – St. Paul

October 26, 2019
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Siblings, including Ethiopian adoptees, pose on a sunny day.

Our foster care and adoption fairs are free events that offer you a chance to learn more about foster care as well as international adoption, private domestic adoption, and adoption from Minnesota foster care. This fair is specifically for families living in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS You'll have an opportunity to attend mini-seminars to learn about the children who are in need of adoption, and to hear from adoptive families about their personal experiences. Talk with our…

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Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

October 26, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

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International Adoption Free Online Webinar for California

October 29, 2019
A computer, iPad and cup of tea are pictured on a bed.

ONLINE Ι 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PT Explore the world of adoption! Please join Bal Jagat-Children's World Inc. and CH/LSS as we talk about children who need families in Asia and Latin America. How old are they? How long does an adoption take? How much does the process cost? We will answer these questions and more! This webinar is for individuals and families in California who are interested in adoption. Register Now on GoToWebinar

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Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

October 29, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

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November 2019

Foster Care Adoption Orientation

November 2, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

November 8, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
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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 and Foster Care Information Meeting

November 9, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

Find out more »

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

November 12, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class – Bemidji, MN

November 15, 2019 - November 16, 2019
Beltrami Electric, 4111 Technology Dr. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601 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

November 18, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Find out more »

Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

November 19, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

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Free Webinar | Tips & Advice for First-Time Parents

November 20, 2019
Two moms who are first time parents giggle with their son on a park bench.

ONLINE | 12:00 P.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT Speakers: Kristina Berg and Lisa Trinh, CH/LSS Staff If you will be a first-time parent, this webinar is for you! While in the adoption process your training is focused on adoption-related topics, what can go overlooked is the normal experience of adjusting to parenthood. Through feedback from our social workers and families who have adopted, we have compiled tips, advice, resources and parenting hacks to help ease your transition to parenthood. In…

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International Pre-Adoption Class

November 22, 2019
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One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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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 be: program process, steps and time…

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Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

November 25, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

November 28, 2019
|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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December 2019

Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

December 5, 2019 - December 6, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

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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Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

December 7, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

Find out more »

Foster Care Adoption Orientation

December 7, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Find out more »

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

December 10, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

December 11, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

Find out more »

Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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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 and Foster Care Information Meeting

December 19, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

December 26, 2019
|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…

Find out more »

January 2020

Free Adoption and Foster Care Information Meeting

Monday, January 6, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

One event on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

A brother and sister in foster care waiting to be adopted are smiling in the park.

FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON SESSIONS EACH MONTH This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff in-person or online 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. We host online and in-person meetings each month. In-person meetings are great for families in MN and Western WI. Most of our in-person meetings take place…

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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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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
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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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International Pre-Adoption Class

Friday, January 24, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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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 be: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

February 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Friday, February 14, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

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 »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, February 27, 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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March 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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International Pre-Adoption Class

Friday, March 13, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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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 be: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, March 26, 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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April 2020

Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Friday, April 3, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

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 »

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, April 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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May 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

International Pre-Adoption Class

Friday, May 15, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

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

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 be: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, May 28, 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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June 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, June 25, 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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July 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

International Pre-Adoption Class

Friday, July 17, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

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

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 be: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, July 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…

Find out more »

Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - Friday, July 31, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

August 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, August 27, 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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September 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

International Pre-Adoption Class

Friday, September 18, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

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

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 be: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, September 24, 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…

Find out more »

October 2020

Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Friday, October 2, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, October 22, 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…

Find out more »

November 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

International Pre-Adoption Class

Friday, November 20, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

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

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 be: program process, steps and time…

Find out more »

Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, November 26, 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…

Find out more »

December 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, December 8, 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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, December 24, 2020
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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 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, January 28, 2021
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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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February 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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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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March 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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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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April 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, April 22, 2021
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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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May 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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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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June 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, June 24, 2021
|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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July 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, July 22, 2021
|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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August 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Parent-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Thursday, August 26, 2021
|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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