A Family For Every Child Adoption Agency holds orientations & information nights on a monthly basis for families interested in starting the home study process at various locations throughout Oregon.
If you would like to attend to learn about how we can help you with your home study, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP, obtain the parent packet. and get directions to the meeting location. Please call 541-343-2856 to make a reservation and get directions to the orientation meeting location!
By registering for an upcoming meeting in your area you will receive a copy of our Parent Packet to review, a confirmed seat in the session, and a reminder phone call before the meeting. To register for one of the in person information nights, please email email@example.com with the date you would like to attend and the number of people in your party. Space is limited, so be sure to register now.
Information Nights (Eugene Office)
Are you interested in taking your first step towards adoption?! Please join us for our adoption information night! This is where you can learn about the general process of adoption and get all of your questions answered! There are a couple options every month!
Come into our Eugene Office for an friendly in-person Information meeting! Please RSVP for more information!
Information Nights are 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm to 7:30 pm – this is in our Office
Adoption Support Group
Monthly meeting for family's at any stage of the adoption process; from just thinking about it to already finalized, everyone is welcome. We will discuss pertinent topics regarding the adoption process, challenging
behaviors, expectations and lot more. This will be a great opportunity for adoptive parents to meet and share ideas.
Third Sunday of each month at Old Nick's Pub in Eugene
Adoption Training in the Pacific Northwest
Every state requires you to receive training before becoming an adoptive parent, though the specific content and hours of these trainings will vary depending on location. The training is intended to prepare prospective parents to better understand and care for children coming out of the foster care system. An overview of issues such as general child development, the behaviors trauma may cause in children, and how to best manage behaviors and support the new member of your family, will be addressed throughout the meetings.
FREE Adoption Foundations Training for Oregon Residents
This class is a three-day series and is offered to help prospective parents become better prepared to adopt or foster children with special needs. The training fulfills an Oregon DHS requirement for adopting or fostering children in state care. (This class meets the minimum requirements for Oregon “Foundations Training”). The class is open to all families pursuing foster care or the adoption of children from foster care who reside in Oregon. Space is limited, reservations required. To sign up please call 503-232-1211 or email. firstname.lastname@example.org .
Topics Covered Include
Foster Care vs. Adoption
Separation and Loss
Adopting the Sexually Abused Child
Adoption/Foster Care and Effects on the Family
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects
Positive Behavior Management
Cultural Diversity and Honoring a Child’s Heritage
Understanding the Adoption and Foster Care Process