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Our events welcome everyone in the adoption community to meet for support, connections, and fun! We offer a variety of events, from playgroups to family outings, parent meet-ups and support groups, to marathons and fundraising opportunities.

Come and share your experiences, talk with others, and meet new friends and families like yours!

September
3 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

We meet at the Common Ground Café in Courtenay at 7pm.

12 Waiting Parent Coffee Drop-in

Our group meets monthly to explore contemporary adoption topics, and to support each other through the sharing of personal insights and experiences, in an atmosphere of confidentiality and trust.

12 Waiting Child FREE Information Session - VICTORIA Fraser Region

Come and learn about BC's Waiting Children. There are hundreds of children and youth in BC foster care who are waiting for adoptive families.

19 AEP Online Foundations - September 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Foundations.

19 AEP Online Foundations - September 2019 - Cohort 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Foundations.

19 AEP Online Refresher - September 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home).

19 Adopt BC Kids FREE Information Session - Abbotsford Fraser Region

Come and learn about adoption from foster care. There are hundreds of children and youth in BC foster care who are waiting for adoptive families.

20 AFABC in Partnership presents Myles Himmelreich for Parents and Caregivers Central & North Vancouver Island

Myles Himmelreich is a Canadian motivational speaker who inspires audiences and offers insight into his experiences, that include both the challenges and successes that he has faced living with FASD.

20 AFABC in Partnership presents Myles Himmelreich for Youth Central & North Vancouver Island

Pizza! Myles bonds over pizza, shows brain differences and provides insight about his successes and struggles of living life with FASD.

26 Vancouver waiting parents group Vancouver Coastal Region

Meet up with other waiting parents for Samosas and Support

27 PIN-FAM-JAM September 27th 2019

Here we go again!

We're excited to be doing our second annual PIN-FAM-JAM! If it's anything like last year and we expect it to be bigger and better it will be an absolute blast!

Tell your friends!

October
1 Safe Babies Webinar - Online Workshop - Fall 2019 Online

If you are planning to adopt a baby or toddler, locally or internationally, this course is for you - especially if there is any risk of prenatal exposure. Note: This webinar workshop is delivered online for your convenience.

1 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

We meet at the Common Ground Café in Courtenay at 7pm.

3 Waiting Child FREE Information Session - VICTORIA Fraser Region

Come and learn about BC's Waiting Children. There are hundreds of children and youth in BC foster care who are waiting for adoptive families.

9 FORT ST JOHN- Back to school webinar Northern BC

Join us to view a webinar and discussion about supporting children with trauma backgrounds in their school environment. This webinar is appropriate for parents, caregivers, education professionals.
CHILD CARE MAY BE PROVIDED- TBA

10 AEP Online Foundations - October 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Foundations.

10 AEP Online Foundations - October 2019 - Cohort 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Foundations.

10 AEP Online Refresher - October 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home).

16 DAWSON CREEK- Back to School Webinar Northern BC

Restarting our group this Fall with a back to school webinar!
Please join us for a webinar and discussion afterwards.

November
5 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

We meet at the Common Ground Café in Courtenay at 7pm.

7 AEP Online Foundations - November 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Foundations.

7 AEP Online Foundations - November 2019 - Cohort 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Foundations.

7 AEP Online Refresher - November 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home).

7 Waiting Child FREE Information Session -VICTORIA Fraser Region

Come and learn about BC's Waiting Children. There are hundreds of children and youth in BC foster care who are waiting for adoptive families.

8 NELSON- Indigenous cultural day

Please join us for a few hours of fun! Archery, crafts, and a delicious meal! Let's celebrate adoption and culture together!