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Our events welcome everyone in the adoption and permanency 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 camps and fundraising opportunities.

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

July
2 Virtual Support Sessions - Cultural connections for Indigenous Children Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. The theme today will be: Maintaining cultural connections for your Indigenous children. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

7 Virtual Support Sessions - Managing difficult behaviours Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Parenting a child who exhibits difficult behaviours. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

9 Virtual Support Sessions - FASD Parenting Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Parenting a child who is affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

9 Understanding Openness: From Grief and Loss to Navigating Tough Cases Online

Join us as we explore different levels and forms of openness, how to develop healthy forms of contact, establish and maintain clear boundaries.... and more!

14 Virtual Support Sessions - Navigating Openness Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Navigating Openness with your children's birth family or former foster families. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

15 VERNON- Adoptive Families Group

Our group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month to socialize in an atmosphere of trust and friendship.

16 Virtual Support Sessions - Adopting with older bio kids Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Adopting when you already have older biological children. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

21 Virtual Support Sessions - Transracial Parenting Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Maintaining cultural connections for your child in a transracial family. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

22 Virtual Support Sessions - Navigating Transitions Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Navigating Transitions. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

23 Virtual Support Sessions - Sibling Rivalry Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Sibling Rivalry. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

23 ***ONLINE***Kelowna- Adoptive Families Group Meeting Interior BC

***MOVED ONLINE FOR COVID- Please contact Renata @ reganem@gmail.com for Zoom ID)****

Our group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday 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.

27 Virtual Support Sessions - FASD Parenting Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: FASD Parenting. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

28 Virtual Support Sessions - Navigating Openness Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Navigating openness with your children's birth family. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

30 Virtual Support Sessions - Complex diagnoses parenting Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome. Today's theme: Parenting a child with complex diagnoses. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

August
4 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

6 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

11 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

13 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

18 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

20 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

25 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

27 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

September
17 AEP Online Foundations - September 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

17 AEP Online Refresher - September 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

17 AEP Online Foundations - September 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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