Information and Education Sessions

Upcoming Information Sessions

Family Services Licensed Adoption Agency holds free information sessions for prospective adoptive parents. We encourage you to come learn about local and intercountry adoption, hear from our staff and adoptive parents experiences, and have a chance to informally chat with them afterwards over some light refreshments.

Our general information sessions are held on the second floor at Family Services of Greater Vancouver’s main office at 201 -­‐ 1638 E Broadway (1/2 block West of Commercial). There is ample street parking on Broadway, in front of our building. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before start time -­‐ SORRY LATECOMERS CANNOT BE ADMITTED ONCE SESSION STARTS. We generally hold one session per month. Upcoming information sessions will be held:

Sunday, November 3, 2013   2:00 pm -­‐ 4:00 pm -­‐ FULL  Waitlist here.

December 2013 -­‐ Date TBA

Please note: Those who have been put on the waitlist for November will be contacted about attending the December information session once the date has been set.

Upcoming Education Seminars

Family Services Adoption Agency offers an informative and exciting 4-­‐day educational program designed to help you learn about all aspects of adoption.  You will:

  • Make connections with others involved in the adoption process;
  • Learn about the latest information to make your adoption successful;
  • Get tips and techniques on becoming the best adoptive parent(s) you can possibly be.

What our graduates are saying, “Despite the fact that this program is mandatory, we were glad to have learned about attachment, grief and loss, orphanage life, special needs etc. before our adopted child came home!”

Please join us for the opportunity to connect with other families and learn about this lifelong journey!  Pre-­‐registration is required and completion of the program is necessary before the home study is approved. For more information or to register, please contact Family Services Adoption Agency at 604-­‐736-­‐7613 or toll-­‐free at 1-­‐866-­‐582-­‐3678.

The next education seminars for 2013 will be held: November 16, 17, 30 & December 1

WHERE TO FIND US/REACH US:
Family Services of Greater Vancouver – Licensed Adoption Agency
301 – 1638 E Broadway, Vancouver BC V5N 1W1

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Call 604-736-7613 or toll-free 1-866-582-3678 to learn more about adoption.
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