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April 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

April 21, 2021
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

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

Adoptees and birth parents talk in a circle

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

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International Adoption Webinar for California Parents

April 22, 2021
Multiracial siblings smile family photo outdoors

Are you a prospective adoptive parent living in California? Join us for this free webinar to learn about the international adoption process, costs, timing, and most importantly, the children who need loving families. This event will take place from 12 - 1 p.m. (PT).  Click Here to Register Presented by Bal Jagat - Children's World, Inc. and Children's Home Society of Minnesota.

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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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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
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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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Adult Adoptee Support Group

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

A group of international and U.S. adoptees talk during our adult adoptee support group.

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

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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,…

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Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

May 19, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

May 19, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Adoptees and birth parents talk in a circle

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

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…

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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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Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

June 16, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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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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July 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

July 21, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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August 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

August 18, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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September 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

September 15, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »

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 »

October 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

October 20, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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November 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

November 17, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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December 2021

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

December 15, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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January 2022

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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February 2022

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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March 2022

Online Parent Support Group for Greater Minnesota

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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