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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!

July
14 Virtual Support Sessions - Navigating Openness 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: Navigating Openness with your children's birth family or former foster families. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

15 VERNON- Adoptive Families Group

Our group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month to socialize in an atmosphere of trust and friendship.

16 Virtual Support Sessions - Adopting with older bio kids 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 already have older biological children. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

21 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: Maintaining cultural connections for your child in a transracial family. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

22 Virtual Support Sessions - Navigating Transitions 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: Navigating Transitions. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

23 Virtual Support Sessions - Sibling Rivalry 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: Sibling Rivalry. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

23 ***ONLINE***Kelowna- Adoptive Families Group Meeting Interior BC

***MOVED ONLINE FOR COVID- Please contact Renata @ reganem@gmail.com for Zoom ID)****

Our group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday 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.

27 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: FASD Parenting. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

28 Virtual Support Sessions - Navigating Openness 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: Navigating openness with your children's birth family. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

30 Virtual Support Sessions - Complex diagnoses 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: Parenting a child with complex diagnoses. But please join if you want to talk about other adoption topics also!

August
4 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

6 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

11 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

13 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

18 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

20 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

25 Virtual Support Sessions - Tuesdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

27 Virtual Support Sessions - Thursdays Online

Join our Family Support Workers to discuss all things adoption! Waiting parents and adoptive parents (any type of permanency) are welcome.

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.

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.