Joint Council Events

2015 Conference – Putting Family First: Family Strengthening to Adoption

Our joint conference with the National Council for Adoption -Putting Family First: Family Strengthening to Adoption - will be held June 21-24, 2015, in Arlington, VA (Washington DC metro area).  Join us for three-days of compelling presentations on topics ranging from adoption medicine and orphan nutrition to government policy and best practices. To learn more, please click here.

Education Seminars and Webinars

Through our partnership with Adoption Learning Partners, we hope you can join in on one of our educational webinars or seminars which are open to adoptive families, adoption professionals and anyone providing care for children.  Click here for info on our next webinar.

PARTNER EVENTS

Midwest

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Transracial Families Group
Date: February 1, 2015
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT
Location: Duluth, MN
Event Description: Anyone who is considering adopting transracially or is part of a transracial/multicultural family is welcome to join this potluck event to build relationships and community.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/blog/join-our-transracial-family-group-duluth

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Connect for Kids Colombia Camp Information Meeting
Date: February 4, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join a free, in-person meeting to learn about this unique mentorship camp with children waiting for adoption in Colombia.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/connectforkids/info-session

Adoptions of Indiana – Domestic Adoption Info Meeting
Date: February 9, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Carmel, IN
Event Description: Join Adoptions of Indiana to learn more about their Domestic Adoption Program. Meetings will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month.
Event Details: Please RSVP at 317-574-8950 or amy@adoptionsofindiana.org

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Educational Event – “Just Trying to Feel Something: Chemical Abuse in Adopted Adolescents”
Date: February 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CT
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Event Description: Join us, for an event in partnership with MN Adopt, as Adam Arnold, a licensed psychotherapist and drug counselor, explores common reasons for adolescent chemical abuse, the complex relationship between attachment disruptions and chemical abuse, and more.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/just-trying-feel-something-chemical-abuse-adopted-adolescents

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: February 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join a free, in-person information meeting to learn about international, domestic infant, and foster care adoption.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/minnesota-western-wisconsin-meetings

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sioux Falls, Iowa
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Nicole VanGinkel at midwestbranchoffice@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Parents of Domestic Waiting Children
Date: February 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join other parents to share experiences in a peer environment about parenting children who lived in foster care prior to joining their adoptive families. This group is open to any adoptive parents, regardless of agency.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/Adoptive_Parent_Group_MWC

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Omaha, NE
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Pam Osborne at midwestbranchoffice@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Domestic Waiting Children Information Meeting
Date: February 11, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join a free, in-person information meeting to learn about adopting from Minnesota foster care.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/intro-minnesota-waiting-children

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Parents of Adopted Adults Group
Date: February 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join other parents to support one another and learn about the changing world of adoption and how it affects our relationships with our adult children. This group is open to any adoptive parents, regardless of agency.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/parents-adopted-adults

Adoptions of Indiana – The Birthparent’s Perspective
Date: February 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Carmel, IN
Event Description: Learn how to navigate the relationships between adoptive parents and birth parents by gaining a direct understanding from birthparents themselves about their needs and reasons for making adoption plans.
Event Details: Please RSVP at 317-574-8950 or amy@adoptionsofindiana.org

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Parent-Toddler Time Group
Date: February 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Set aside time to meet with other adoptive parents and their toddlers (ages 1-4). This group is open to any family, regardless of agency.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/toddlertime

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – My Time Group
Date: February 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 -p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: My time group is for kids (age 5-7) to participate in age-appropriate activities for adopted children. A discussion group for parents meets separately at the same time. This group is open to any family, regardless of agency.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/mytime

The Theraplay Institute – How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry
Date: February 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Theraplay Institute, Evanston, IL
Event Description: Learn how to respond to the dynamics of sibling rivalry in ways that reduce the sense of competition, foster cooperation, and strengthen the relationship that your children have with each other. We use hands-on techniques to demonstrate practical ways to respond to your children that will give them the attention they are seeking in a way that fells good for everyone in the family. Presented by Andrea Bushala, LSW.
Event Details: To attend, contact allison@theraplay.org

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Domestic Waiting Children Information Meeting
Date: February 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. CT
Location: Rochester, MN
Event Description: Join a free, in-person information meeting to learn about adopting from Minnesota foster care.
Event Details: Contact Michelle Freiderich at 507-328-6413 or emailfreiderich.michelle@co.olmsted.mn.us for more information and to register.

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Beyond the Bubble Group
Date: February 23, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 -p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: This group, for kids ages 11 and up, offers children a chance to dive deeper into what adoption means to them. A discussion group for parents meets separately at the same time. This group is open to any family, regardless of agency.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/beyondthebubble

Adoptions of Indiana – Birth Parent Network Support Group
Date: February 26, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Carmel, IN
Event Description: This is a monthly support group where you can talk openly about your joys, challenges, and concerns as you live life as a birth parent and receive support, wisdom and encouragement from others who have walked the same path. This group is led by Adoption of Indiana’s licensed staff and birth parent mentors and is free for all birth parents.
Event Details: Please contact Meg Sterchi at 317-574-8950 for more information

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Leawood, KS
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Kyla Schweitzer at kylas@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Educational Event – “Adoption and Attachment: A Day for Professionals”
Date: February 27, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join us, for an event organized by MN Adopt, as Dr. Richard Delaney provides an overview of attachment from early childhood development to adolescence.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/sites/default/files/attachments/02-27-2015_AdoptionAttachment_Delaney_Mpls.pdf

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: February 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Event Description: Join a free, in-person information meeting to learn about international, domestic infant, and foster care adoption.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/minnesota-western-wisconsin-meetings

Northeast

Homestudies & Adoptions Placement Services (HAPS) – International Adoption Information Meeting
Date: February 3, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Teaneck, NJ
Event Description: HAPS is pleased to offer a free information meeting about International Adoption at our Teaneck, NJ office. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
Event Details: Please email jdudziak@haps.org to register

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Adoption Fair
Date: February 7, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Germantown, MD
Event Description: Join a free, no-obligation adoption fair to learn more about international adoption, private domestic adoption, and adoption from U.S. foster care. Meet staff and adoptive parents!
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/adoptionfairdc

Wide Horizons for Children – Adoption Information Meeting NYC
Date: February 7, 2015
Time:10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Manhattan Office, New York, NY
Event Description: Wide Horizons For Children is actively seeking families for young children in China, Taiwan and the Philippines and newborn children in the U.S.! Join us to learn about these exciting opportunities. Our experienced Adoption Educators will help you understand more about: the adoption process* choosing an agency*eligibility* traveling for your adoption*and the children who need you. This meeting provides an excellent base of information, and we are available to schedule free individual consults with all families who attend this initial meeting.
Event Details: For more information, email contact@whfc.org. To register,  https://www.whfc.org/events/registration/adoption?event=176 

Spence-Chapin – Bagels & Blox
Date: February 8, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Modern Family Center @ Spence-Chapin, New York, NY
Event Description: Join Spence-Chapin for Bagels & Blox. They’ll provide food, child care, and fun – all you have to do is enjoy breakfast and connect with other parents while your kids play! Our early childhood experts will be here to answer questions and offer guidance for eating, sleeping, and behavioral concerns. All of Spence-Chapin’s events are open to the public. Adoptive parents and kids ages 5 and below are welcome to attend.
Event Details: For questions, contact Spence-Chapin at 646-539-2167 or info@modernfamilycenter.org

Forever Families Through Adoption – Adoption: Everything You Need to Know Free Information Session
Date: February 9, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, NY
Event Description: Free info session open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parents, adoptive or prospective adoptive parents, and adoptees. Come learn about the domestic and international adoption process and meet the staff of Forever Families Through Adoption. FFTA is authorized in NY and CT. Se habla Espanol.
Event Details: No registration required

Wide Horizons for Children – Adoption Information Meeting – Boston Area
Date: February 12, 2015
Time: 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Location: Boston, MA
Event Description: Wide Horizons For Children is actively seeking families for young children in China, Taiwan and the Philippines and newborn children in the U.S.! Join us to learn about these exciting opportunities. Our experienced Adoption Educators will help you understand more about: the adoption process* choosing an agency*eligibility* traveling for your adoption*and the children who need you. This meeting provides an excellent base of information, and we are available to schedule free individual consults with all families who attend this initial meeting.
Event Details: For more information, email contact@whfc.org. To register,  https://www.whfc.org/events/registration/adoption?event=184 

Homestudies & Adoption Placement Services (HAPs) – Domestic Adoption Information Meeting
Date: February 17, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Teaneck, NJ
Event Description: HAPS is pleased to offer a free information meeting about Domestic Adoption at our Teaneck, NJ office. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
Event Details: Please email jdudziak@haps.org to register

Spence-Chapin – Chinese New Year Celebration
Date: February 22, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Modern Family Center @ Spence-Chapin, New York, NY
Event Description: Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with us! Deepen your family’s connection to your child’s birth culture and meet other adoptive families. We’ll honor their Chinese heritage through food, language, and the traditional art of paper cutting, led by a Chinese American language teacher with help from Chinese adopted teen volunteers. Don’t miss out on this fun family gathering! Gong Xi Fa Cai! All of Spence-Chapin’s events are open to the public. The craft is geared towards children 5-11 years old. Parents and Chinese adopted children 5-11 years old are welcome. Younger siblings are also welcome to attend.
Event Details: To register, https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=a3fd42&_ga=1.184324654.983198176.1421421667

Spence-Chapin – South Slope Pediatrics & Modern Family Center Open House
Date: February 28, 2015
Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Location: South Slope Pediatrics, Brooklyn, NY
Event Description: Come celebrate a new partnership between South Slope Pediatrics and the Modern Family Center! You’ll have the chance to mingle with other Brooklyn families, meet the staff of both practices, ask questions about your family’s needs, and enter a raffle for free parent coaching sessions! Light refreshments will be served. South Slope Pediatrics is a neighborhood medical home focused on providing personal care to our Brooklyn families and community. South Slope Pediatrics believes that family comes first, and is very proud of the close relationships their smaller office fosters between Dr. Cao and his families. The Modern Family Center provides counseling, community, and connection for today’s families. Our experienced, licensed counselors offer culturally sensitive, bi-lingual, LGBTQ-affirming care in an accepting, nonjudgmental environment. We are dedicated to helping individuals, families, couples, children, and adolescents grow, heal, and build the lives they want.
Event Details: Call 646-539-2167 or email info@modernfamilycenter.org to register

South

Christian Adoption Services – Informational Meeting for Intercountry Adoptions
Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Matthews, NC
Event Description: Interested in intercountry adoption and want to learn more? Come join us and hear information regarding the following countries: The Philippines, the Czech Republic, Poland and China.
Event Details: To register, please log onto http://christianadopt.org/events/

Christian Adoption Services – Fund Your Adoption Fundraising Seminar
Date: February 21, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Apex, NC
Event Description: Open to adoptive families in any program and families considering adoption. Come learn creative ways to fund your adoption and hear from two adoptive families who will share their fundraising experience. There is a $10 registration fee per family for this event. Free childcare will be provided.
Event Details: To register, please log onto http://christianadopt.org/events/fund-your-adoption-fundraising-seminar/

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Monday, February 23, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Bentonville, AR
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Allison Van Hecke at alisonv@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Christian Adoption Services – Informational Meeting for Intercountry Adoptions
Date: February 26, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Raleigh, NC
Event Description: Interested in intercountry adoption and want to learn more? Come join us and hear information regarding the following countries: The Philippines, the Czech Republic, Poland and China.
Event Details: To register, please log onto http://christianadopt.org/events/

West

Vista Del Mar – Domestic Adoption Orientation
Date:  Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Time:  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:  Vista Del Mar, Los Angeles, CA
Event Description:  Everything you wanted to know to get started with a domestic adoption.
Event Details:  Pre-registration is required.  Call Celia Guo at (310) 836-1223 ext. 280

Vista Del Mar – Kidsave Summer Hosting Program: Information Session
Date:  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 following the Domestic Adoption Orientation
Time:  8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location:  Vista Del Mar, Los Angeles, CA
Event Description:  Kidsave, in collaboration with Vista Del Mar, is bringing children to Southern California this July for the 2015 Summer Miracles program.  The program brings Colombian children, ages 10-14, who are growing up in orphanages and foster families to communities across the U.S. to stay with host families for a 5 week summer visit.  During their stay, the children experience life in a family, attend summer camp, and meet prospective adoptive families.
Event Details:  To register contact Delta Ninow at Kidsave, (310) 642-7283 or email Deltaatdeltan@kisdave.org.

Vista Del Mar – Foster to Adopt Orientation
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Vista Del Mar, Los Angeles, CA
Event Description:  Everything you wanted to know to get started with foster to adopt.
Event Details:  Pre-registration is required.  Contact Celia Guo at (310) 836-1223 ext. 280

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Sharon Walsh at sharonw@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Salem, Oregon
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Angie Wharfield-Ford at angiew@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Vista Del Mar – Adoption Seminar
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Vista Del Mar, Los Angeles, CA
Event Description:  This seminar will be showing the film “Girl Adopted” written directed and produced by Susan Motamed.  The film, described as a contemporary coming-of-age story, follows Weynsht from her orphanage in Ethiopia’s capital city to an adoptive family in rural Arkansas.  Weynsht’s story offers a real-time, child’s eye view of being adopted across race and culture and acknowledges the complexity involved in this increasingly common experience.  The film revolves around the central question: “what is it like to get everything you need, but to lose everything you know?”
Event Details: Contact Jill Wolf at (310) 836-1223 ext.284 to register.

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: San Diego/Orange County, CA
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Sharon Walsh at sharonw@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fresno, CA
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Sharon Walsh at sharonw@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Holt International – Adoption Information Meeting
Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Mill Valley, CA
Event Description: An adoption information meeting to learn more about your options for international adoption. An experienced, local Holt social worker will sit down with you to outline eligibility requirements for various countries, give you an overview of the processing steps, and explain how your state branch office will be there with you along the way.
Event Details: Pre-registration is required. Email Sharon Walsh at sharonw@holtinternational.org with the subject line “I would like to attend an Adoption Information Meeting.”

Webinars

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Connect for Kids Colombia Camp Information Meeting
Date: February 3, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT
Event Description: Join a free, online meeting to learn about this unique mentorship camp with children waiting for adoption in Colombia.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/connectforkids/info-session 

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – International Adoption Information Meeting for New York and New Jersey Families
Date: February 4, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET
Event Description: Children’s Home & LSS are partnering with Spence-Chapin to bring New York and New Jersey families information about international adoption. This event is free.
Event Details: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3844552721567415042


Spence-Chapin – Partnership Program Monthly Webinar
Date: February 4, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Event Description: Join Spence-Chapin for their free online webinar. They’ll be joined by Susan Orban, Outreach and Adoption Specialist at The Adoption Programs of Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, who will share information about their placement programs. We’ll be discussing our home study and support services. There will be plenty of time for discussion, so bring your questions!
Event Details: To register, call 646-539-2167 or email info@modernfamilycenter.org

Spence-Chapin – Adoption Webinar
Date: February 9, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Event Description: Considering adopting? Want to learn about adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join Spence-Chapin staff to learn about the current landscape of international and domestic adoption and the needs of the children waiting for adoptive families. We’ll discuss the scope of all Spence-Chapin adoption programs including international adoption (Bulgaria, Colombia, and South Africa) and domestic adoption (special needs adoption) as well as Spence-Chapin’s adoption services (Adoption Partnership). Bring your questions! The meeting will include ample opportunity to have your questions answered.
Event Details: To register, https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6414617170077362177

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – International Adoption Information Meeting for Connecticut Families
Date: February 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET
Event Description: Children’s Home & LSS are partnering with Family & Children’s Agency to bring Connecticut families information about international adoption. This event is free.
Event Details: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2384112107529391105

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Understanding the Adoption Tax Credit Webinar
Date: February 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm CT
Event Description: Learn the basics about the Adoption Tax Credit from Becky Wilmoth, an Enrolled Agent and Registered Tax Return Preparer.
Event Details: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7714829253070959361

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Cross-cultural Volunteering Webinar
Date: February 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm CT
Event Description: As travelers of all ages seek opportunities for truly unique, personal, travel experiences – the popularity of volunteer tourism continues to grow. Learn about alternative travel opportunities, authentic immersion experiences, and join in the discussion on voluntourism.
Event Details: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1908369919945186305

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Domestic Waiting Children Information Meeting
Date: February 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT
Event Description: Join a free, online information meeting to learn about adopting from Minnesota foster care. (Minnesota residents only.)
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/intro-minnesota-waiting-children

Children’s Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN – Adoption Information Meeting for Minnesota and Western Wisconsin Families
Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT
Event Description: Join a free, online information meeting to learn about international, domestic infant, and foster care adoption.
Event Details: http://www.chsfs.org/minnesota-western-wisconsin-meetings

Wide Horizons for Children - Adoption Information Meeting
Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Event Description: Wide Horizons For Children is actively seeking families for young children in China, Taiwan and the Philippines and newborn children in the U.S.! Join us to learn about these exciting opportunities. Our experienced Adoption Educators will help you understand more about: the adoption process* choosing an agency*eligibility* traveling for your adoption*and the children who need you. This meeting provides an excellent base of information, and we are available to schedule free individual consults with all families who attend this initial meeting.
Event Details: For more information, email contact@whfc.org. To register,  https://www.whfc.org/events/registration/adoption?event=185 

 

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