Family events

Our events welcome everyone in the adoption 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 marathons and fundraising opportunities.

Come and share your experiences, talk with others, and meet new friends and families like yours!

June
24 Hollyburn Family Services Annual Foster & Adoptive Family Picnic Vancouver Coastal Region

All foster and adoptive families are welcome to join in Hollyburn Family Service's annual summer picnic!

Bring the kids and a dish to share.

28 Victoria Adoptive Parents Network - June South 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.

July
25 Adoption Basics - 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.

August
12 LGBTQ+ Adoption & Permanency Information Session - Vancouver Vancouver Coastal Region

We're proud to host our third adoption information session especially for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Join us for a two hour introduction to adoption and permanency options. All are welcome!

22 Adoption Basics- 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.

September
13 Safe Babies Workshop - Fall 2017 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.

21 AEP Online - September 2017 Cohort 1 - BC North Online

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

21 AEP Online - September 2017 Cohort 2 - BC Interior Online

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

21 AEP Online - September 2017 Cohort 3 - BC Lower Mainland Online

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

21 AEP Online - September 2017 Cohort 4 - BC General Online

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

21 AEP Online - Child in the Home - September 2017 Cohort 01 - BC General Online

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

21 Online Course - Adopting Teens and Tweens - September 2017 Cohort 01 Online

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.

23 Culture and Connection in the Digital Age Workshop Vancouver Coastal Region

This Workshop explores the rapidly changing, technology-driven adoption landscape of the 21st century.

28 Victoria Adoptive Parents Network - September South 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.

October
12 AEP Online - October 2017 Cohort 1- BC North Online

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

12 AEP Online - October 2017 Cohort 2 - BC Interior Online

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

12 AEP Online - October 2017 Cohort 3 - BC Lower Mainland Online

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

12 AEP Online - October 2017 Cohort 4 - BC General Online

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

12 AEP Online - Child in the Home - October 2017 Cohort 1 Online

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

26 Victoria Adoptive Parents Network October South 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.

November
9 AEP Online - November 2017 Cohort 1 - BC North Online

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

9 AEP Online - November 2017 Cohort 2 - BC Interior Online

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

9 AEP Online - November 2017 Cohort 3 - BC Lower Mainland Online

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

9 AEP Online - November 2017 Cohort 4 - BC General Online

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

9 AEP Online - Child in the Home - November 2017 Cohort 1 Online

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