Fostering and Adopting: Which is right for you? ONLINE via Zoom

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Come learn about the differences between becoming a foster parent, and adopting through the Adopt BC Kids program. Join us to see which is the best for you!

We will be holding this event via videoconferencing only, using Zoom, a free videoconferencing program from your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

***We will share the link and instructions a few days before the event via email. Please check your junk mail box if you don't see the email***

Topics include: What it takes to become a foster parent and what it takes to adopt a child from foster care in BC, the differences between the two programs, who are the children in care, special placement needs, and key issues for families. Co-presented by AFABC and representatives from the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).

Please watch this short online presentation prior to participating in the info session to gain a basic level of understanding of adoption in BC: 

https://www.bcadoption.com/sites/default/files/ABasics/story_html5.html

Audience: Prospective adoptive parents and prospective foster parents.

Registration notes:

 - Couples, please register only one person, and log in together. 

 - Singles are welcome to attend 

This session is for adults only. If you will have children at home with you during the session, please ensure they are occupied, preferably in another room. If they are very young and in the same room as you, please mute your device and try to keep them away from your webcam to reduce distractions. Thank you!

Note: This event is for adults only, please. This info session is often waitlisted, so please notify us if you need to cancel. No-shows may impact your ability to register for future events. Thank you.

When
October 28th, 2020 6:30 PM through  8:00 PM
Location
ONLINE EVENT
BC
Canada
Detailed Information
Audience: Prospective Parents, GLBTQ Parents, Single Parents, Foster Families
Location: Online
Format Information Session
Topic/Area of Interest Intro to Adoption, Special Needs