February 2023 Older Child Adoption Information Meeting

General Adoption Information Meeting, Older Child Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, General Adoption Information Meeting, Older Child Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption

Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a free onlline Information Meeting to discuss adoption from foster care on Thursday, February 16th at 6:30 PM ET. Learn about Barker’s services and hear the real-life experiences of children from foster care and the families who adopted them.

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High School Adoptee Support Group-March

Support/Discussion Groups for Child or Teen Adoptee

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 7:00pm

This therapeutic discussion group will provide a safe space for adopted teens, grades 9-12, to connect with each other and discuss various adoption and identity topics. Discussions may include issues related to friendships, relationships, worry/anxiety, race, culture, adoptee rights and recognition.

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Adoption Information Meeting March

General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent International Adoption, General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption

Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Agency staff will describe each of our programs. You will also hear from a family, who has completed the process speak about their experiences and answer questions.

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March Meet-Up for Parents with Young Children (Infant to 6)

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 9:30am

  Don't Miss Barker's monthly Sunday morning meet-ups for adoptive parents and their children (infant to 6 years old) for fun, family time, and connection with Barker and other families.

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March Birth Parent Monthly Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Birth Parent

Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 7:00pm

This Group is open to anyone who has placed a child for adoption or is considering making an adoption plan. The purpose of the group is to provide a place where birth parents can talk about their experiences, and share their feelings and thoughts with others who have made the same decision. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.

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Pre-Adoption Training (NTDC): March-April 2023

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training, Educational Workshops, Pre-Adoption Training for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Prospective Adoptive Parent Training, Educational Workshops, Pre-Adoption Training for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Prospective Adoptive Parent Training, Educational Workshops, Pre-Adoption Training for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption

Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

March 11, March 25, April 15, and April 22, 2023 Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                              

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March Parents of Adopted Young Adults Monthly Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 7:00pm

This discussion group is targeted to the needs of parents of young adults who are beyond high school age 18+, and will focus on issues related to young adulthood. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.

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March 2023 International Adoption Information Meeting (Local Families Only)

International Information Meeting for Prospective Parent International Adoption

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Register Now!

March - PWNL Families Parent Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 7:00pm

Don't miss Barker's FREE Monthly Support Group for Adoptive Parents raising children and teens who have joined your family through Barker's (PWNL) Project Wait No Longer Program. 

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Barker Annual Adoption & Foster Care Conference

Annual Conference for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Annual Conference for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Annual Conference for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption, Annual Conference for Adoptive Parent, Annual Conference for Birth Parent, Annual Conference for Adult Adoptee, Annual Conference for Child or Teen Adoptee, Annual Conference for Professional

Saturday, March 18, 2023 - 8:15am

We are back in person for our Annual Adoption and Foster Care Conference. Please save the date. More information to come!

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