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September 2020

Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

September 29, 2020
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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October 2020

Adult Adoptee Support Group

October 8, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

October 13, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

October 20, 2020
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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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

October 21, 2020
|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…

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Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

October 24, 2020
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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Tour Korea! 2021 Online Information Session

October 24, 2020
Beautiful scenery and architecture captured on Tour Korea!

ONLINE | 10.24.2020 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT Join host Caroline Ticarro, and past participants, to discover in-depth information about our acclaimed birth country travel experience, Tour Korea! This online information session will provide you details about the upcoming 2021 tour including; itinerary, services, and the latest COVID-related precautions and advisories. Register for this info session

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November 2020

Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

November 5, 2020
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 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, you…

Find out more »

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

November 10, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Adult Adoptee Support Group

November 12, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

November 18, 2020
|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…

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Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

November 19, 2020
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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Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

November 23, 2020
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 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 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…

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December 2020

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

December 8, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

Find out more »

Adult Adoptee Support Group

December 10, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

December 15, 2020
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 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, you…

Find out more »

Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

December 16, 2020
|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

December 17, 2020
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…

Find out more »

January 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Adult Adoptee Support Group

Thursday, January 14, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

Wednesday, January 20, 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…

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Infant Adoption Two-Day Class

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - Friday, January 22, 2021
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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February 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Adult Adoptee Support Group

Thursday, February 11, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

Wednesday, February 17, 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 »

March 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

Find out more »

Adult Adoptee Support Group

Thursday, March 11, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

Wednesday, March 17, 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 »

April 2021

Adult Adoptee Support Group

Thursday, April 8, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

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

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

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

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

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Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

Wednesday, April 21, 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 »

May 2021

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

Find out more »

Staff-Led Support Group for Foster Care & Adoption Parents

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Three foster care adoption parents talk to each other.

Join fellow families to learn from and lean upon each other. This free support group is available to families who have children from the foster care system placed in their home for foster care or adoption AND to families who are waiting in the program with an approved home study. This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month and is led by a social worker from our Foster Care & Adoption team. This class will take place online. Please R.S.V.P.…

Find out more »

Adult Adoptee Support Group

Thursday, May 13, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Birth Parent and Adoptee Support Group

Wednesday, 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…

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