All Events

May
24 Timberline Ranch Adoptive Families Camp 2019 Vancouver Coastal Region

Join us for our 8th annual Adoptive Families Camp. Spend the weekend with us at Timberline Ranch in Maple Ridge. Each year we sell out - register your family early for this unforgettable weekend!

7 AEP Online Refresher - May 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

7 AEP Online Foundations - May 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

7 AEP Online Foundations - May 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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

June
1 Kamloops Family Fun Day Interior BC

Please Join Insight Support Services and AFABC for an afternoon of family fun- It's FREE!

4 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

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

6 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.

6 Adopt BC Kids 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.

8 Family Fun by the Sea Central & North Vancouver Island

Pack up a picnic lunch and come out for an afternoon of fun ocean exloration. 

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

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

14 AFABC presents Myles Himmelreich for Adults 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.

14 AFABC presents Myles Himmelreich for Youth Central & North Vancouver Island

Myles Himmelreich will share his unique perspective and the struggles and successes he experiences living life with FASD.

18 AFABC Annual General Meeting

Join us for an evening of reflection and celebration of the adoption and permanency community in BC at the AFABC Annual General Meeting.

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!

20 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.

11 AEP Online Refresher - June 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

July
2 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

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

5 Peace area Family Campout and Picnic

Join us for a weekend of camping or just for the day! Thanks to a donation from Energetic Edge Cheer Assn, this event is possible!

20 Picnic at the Farm Central & North Vancouver Island
August
6 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

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

11 Cable Bay Scavenger Hunt Central & North Vancouver Island

Family Picnic and Trail Scavenger Hunt

September
3 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

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

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).

October
1 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group

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

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 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.

16 Trauma Informed Parenting: The First Year of Placement Online Workshop - Fall 2019 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
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).

December
3 Courtenay & Campbell River coffee Group Central & North Vancouver Island

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

January
9 AEP Online Foundations - January 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

9 AEP Online Foundations - January 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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

9 AEP Online Refresher - January 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

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

February
13 AEP Online Foundations - February 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

13 AEP Online Foundations - February 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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

March
19 AEP Online Refresher - March 2019 - Cohort 1 Online

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

19 AEP Online Foundations - March 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

19 AEP Online Foundations - March 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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

April
16 AEP Online Foundations - April 2020 - Cohort 1 Online

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

16 AEP Online Foundations - April 2020 - Cohort 2 Online

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