All Events

July
17 Parksville & Qualicum Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

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

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

Join me in the SteamPunk Café's library to get to know others in your community with permanance.

28 Vancouver Adoption Play Group - Maple Grove Pool Vancouver Coastal Region

Join the Vancouver adoption play group for a casual meet up at Maple Grove pool.

28 Picnic at the Farm Central & North Vancouver Island
August
5 Vancouver Pride Parade Vancouver Coastal Region

Walk with AFABC at the 2018 Vancouver Pride Parade! Sign up here to be part of the celebration - all ages welcome, but please pre-register to be part of the walking brigade!

15 Vancouver Adoption Playgroup - Summer Music Evening Vancouver Coastal Region

Join us for an evening get together as we enjoy the summer music series at Trout Lake.

21 Parksville & Qualicum Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

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

25 Sunshine Coast Foster & Adoptive Family BBQ Vancouver Coastal Region

Join us in Sechelt for our annual summer get together! Sun Coast Foster Support, MCFD, AFABC, and Families with Children from China will all be celebrating together at Porpoise Bay.

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

Join me in the SteamPunk Café's library to get to know others in your community with permanance.

September
4 Courtenay & Campbell River Coffee Group Central & North 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.

12 Safe Babies Workshop - Sept 2018 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.

18 Parksville & Qualicum Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

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

20 AEP Online - Child in the Home - September 2018 - Cohort 1

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

20 AEP Online - Child in the Home - September 2018 - Cohort 2

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

20 AEP Online - September 2018 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

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

20 AEP Online - September 2018 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

22 'What the L!' Workshop for Young Adults Vancouver Coastal Region

Being a young adult can be difficult; and being a youth in or from care comes with its own set of challenges. That's why this September, AFABC is partnering with NOC Society's Drive Forward program to provide youth with government care experience the opportunity to get their 'L' license, at no cost!

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

Join me in the SteamPunk Café's library to get to know others in your community with permanance.

October
3 Adopting Teens and Tweens - October 2018

Adopting Teens and Tweens online course will enable prospective adoptive parents to make realistic, well-informed decisions about their capacity and readiness to parent teen or tween by adoption by providing education about core issues in adoption, as required by the Adoption Regulations. AEP is a required prerequisite of this course.

11 AEP Online - Child in the Home - October 2018 - Cohort 1

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

11 AEP Online - Child in the Home - October 2018 - Cohort 2

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

11 AEP Online - October 2018 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

11 AEP Online - October 2018 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

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

16 Parksville & Qualicum Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

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

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

Join me in the SteamPunk Café's library to get to know others in your community with permanance.

November
6 Courtenay & Campbell River Coffee Group Central & North 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.

8 AEP Online - Child in the Home - November 2018 - Cohort 1

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

8 AEP Online - Child in the Home - November 2018 - Cohort 2

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

8 AEP Online - November 2018 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

8 AEP Online - November 2018 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

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

20 Parksville & Qualicum Coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

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

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

Join me in the SteamPunk Café's library to get to know others in your community with permanance.

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

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

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

Join me in the SteamPunk Café's library to get to know others in your community with permanance.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March
14 Adopting Teens and Tweens - March 2019

Adopting Teens and Tweens online course will enable prospective adoptive parents to make realistic, well-informed decisions about their capacity and readiness to parent teen or tween by adoption by providing education about core issues in adoption, as required by the Adoption Regulations. AEP is a required prerequisite of this course.

14 AEP Online - Child in the Home - March 2019 - Cohort 1

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

14 AEP Online - Child in the Home - March 2019 - Cohort 2

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

14 AEP Online - March 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

14 AEP Online - March 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

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

April
11 AEP Online - Child in the Home - April 2019 - Cohort 1

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

11 AEP Online - Child in the Home - April 2019 - Cohort 2

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

11 AEP Online - April 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

11 AEP Online - April 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

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

May
2 AEP Online - Child in the Home - May 2019 - Cohort 1

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

2 AEP Online - Child in the Home - May 2019 - Cohort 2

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

2 AEP Online - May 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

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

2 AEP Online - May 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

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

June
13 AEP Online - Child in the Home - June 2019 - Cohort 1

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