Family events

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!

December
18 Parksville & Qualicum Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

We meet at the Starbucks in Parksville at 7:30pm.

20 North Okanagan Adoptive Parents Support Group Interior BC

Join us in Vernon for a chance to meet adoptive and waiting adoptive parents near you!

28 Port Alberni drop-in Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

Join me in the Full of Beans cafe to get to know others in your community with permanence.

January
8 Nanaimo Drop-In Coffee Group

Join me and get to know others in your community with permanence.  This is a great opportunity to meet other permanency families, waiting parents and to share your joys and challenges.    

10 AEP Online Foundations - January 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

10 AEP Online Foundations - January 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General Online

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

10 AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home) - January 2019 - Cohort 1

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

10 AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home) - January 2019 - Cohort 2

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

10 Victoria Waiting Parent coffee drop-in South Vancouver Island

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.

10 Victoria Waiting Parents Coffee Drop in South Vancouver Island

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.

17 North Okanagan Adoptive Parents Support Group Interior BC

Join us in Vernon for a chance to meet adoptive and waiting adoptive parents near you!

23 Waiting Child FREE Information Session - Victoria South Vancouver Island

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.

31 Victoria Adoptive Parents Network South Vancouver Island

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.

February
6 Safe Babies Workshop - Winter 2019 Vancouver Coastal Region

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.

12 Nanaimo Drop-In Coffee Group

Join me and get to know others in your community with permanence.  This is a great opportunity to meet other permanency families, waiting parents and to share your joys and challenges.    

14 AEP Online Foundations - February 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

14 AEP Online Foundations - February 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General Online

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

14 AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home) - February 2019 - Cohort 1

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

14 AEP Online Refresher (Child in the Home) - February 2019 - Cohort 2

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

21 North Okanagan Adoptive Parents Support Group Interior BC

Join us in Vernon for a chance to meet adoptive and waiting adoptive parents near you!

28 Victoria Adoptive Parents Network South Vancouver Island

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.

March
7 Stand Together 2019 Vancouver Coastal Region

Registration opens December 15, 2019. The annual conference for foster and adoptive parents is happening March 7-8, 2019 in Coquitlam. Limited seats also available for social workers and other professionals.

12 Nanaimo Drop-In Coffee Group

Join me and get to know others in your community with permanence.  This is a great opportunity to meet other permanency families, waiting parents and to share your joys and challenges.    

14 North Okanagan Adoptive Parents Support Group Interior BC

Join us in Vernon for a chance to meet adoptive and waiting adoptive parents near you!

21 AEP Online Foundations - March 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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