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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!

August
5 Virtual Support Sessions - Creating attachment with your child 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: Creating attachment with your child, but please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also! https://zoom.us/j/492962223

6 Virtual Support Sessions - Adopting when you already have biological children 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 have older biological children, but please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also! https://zoom.us/j/548268971

11 Virtual Support Sessions - Parenting Indigenous children 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 Indigenous children, but you are welcome to discuss any adoption related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/492962223

13 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 is FASD Parenting, but you can join us to discuss any adoption related topics. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/548268971

17 Virtual Support Sessions - Strengthening your MCFD adoption 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: Strengthening your MCFD adoption application, but please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also! Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/492962223

18 Virtual Support Sessions - Adopting older children 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 Adopting older children, but you can join to discuss any adoption related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/492962223

20 Virtual Support Sessions - Creating attachment with your child Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents are welcome. Today's theme is Creating attachment with your child, but you can join to discuss any adoption related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/548268971

25 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 is Transracial parenting, but you can join to discuss any adoption related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/492962223

27 Virtual Support Sessions - Common special needs with MCFD adoptions 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 Common special needs with MCFD adoptions, but please join to discuss any adoption-related topic. Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/548268971

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.

17 AEP Online Foundations - September 2020 - Cohort 3 Online

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

17 Adopt BC Kids FREE Information Session - ONLINE via Videoconferencing Online

There are hundreds of children and youth in BC foster care who are waiting for adoptive families. Come and learn about the Adopt BC Kids program.

23 AFABC Annual General Meeting

Due to COVID-19 our 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held virtually this year. Please register if you would like to attend. We will send out more information on the logistics of how to participate online as we get closer to the date.

24 Stand Together 2020 - tentative new date Vancouver Coastal Region

LEARN GROW CONNECT INSPIRE - Welcome to the 14th annual Stand Together Conference! Tentative new date: September 24, 2020.

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 online workshop is delivered online for your convenience.

October
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.

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.