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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!

September
24 Virtual Support Sessions - 1:30pm - Strengthening your MCFD Application 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 is Strengthening your MCFD Application, but please join to discuss any adoption-related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/548268971

24 Safe Babies - Online Workshop - September 2020 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 workshop is delivered online for your convenience.

27 Family Scavenger Hunt - show us what you found and win prizes!! Online

We are meeting on Zoom so your kiddos can help share what your family found during the Family Scavenger Hunt. There are prizes to be won, including two $25 gift cards to Mastermind Toys!

29 Virtual Support Sessions - 10:30am - Parenting Strategies for 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 is Parenting Strategies for Difficult Behaviours, but you can join to discuss any adoption related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/492962223

30 Virtual Support Sessions - 6:30pm - Trauma Informed 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 is Trauma Informed Parenting, but you can join to discuss any adoption related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/492962223

October
6 Connections for Life (ONLINE) Online

Youth workers and parents of older teens! Join us for a series of three lunch-and-learn workshops October 6, 13 and 20 to help youth develop long term support networks.

15 AEP Online Foundations - October 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

15 AEP Online Foundations - October 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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

15 AEP Online Foundations - October 2020 - Cohort 3 Online

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

15 AEP Online Refresher - October 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

19 Waiting Parents Group Meeting - online! Online

Come join our Family Support Workers and other waiting parents for an informal discussion. Join us is you're applying to adopt, approved and waiting, or even just thinking about adoption!

20 Trauma Informed Parenting: The First Year of Placement Online Workshop - Fall 2020 Online

The first year of adoption placement can be tough - especially for parents managing kids with trauma. This online workshop is designed to provide tips and tools for trauma informed parenting in the in the first year of placement.

November
12 AEP Online Foundations - November 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

12 AEP Online Foundations - November 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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

12 AEP Online Foundations - November 2020 - Cohort 3 Online

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

12 AEP Online Refresher - November 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

16 Waiting Parents Group Meeting - online! Online

Come join our Family Support Workers and other waiting parents for an informal discussion. Join us is you're applying to adopt, approved and waiting, or even just thinking about adoption!

December
21 Waiting Parents Group Meeting - online! Online

Come join our Family Support Workers and other waiting parents for an informal discussion. Join us is you're applying to adopt, approved and waiting, or even just thinking about adoption!

January
7 AEP Online Foundations - January 2021 - Cohort 1 Online

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

7 AEP Online Refresher - January 2021 - Cohort 1 Online

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

18 Waiting Parents Group Meeting - online! Online

Come join our Family Support Workers and other waiting parents for an informal discussion. Join us is you're applying to adopt, approved and waiting, or even just thinking about adoption!

18 Waiting Parents Group Meeting - online!

Come join our Family Support Workers and other waiting parents for an informal discussion. Join us is you're applying to adopt, approved and waiting, or even just thinking about adoption!

February
15 Waiting Parents Group Meeting - online! Online

Come join our Family Support Workers and other waiting parents for an informal discussion. Join us is you're applying to adopt, approved and waiting, or even just thinking about adoption!