Adoption Events Around Ohio
- Ongoing--Montgomery County Children
Services' recruitment van travels to Dayton-area events to provide
information about the need for foster and adoptive parents.
If you would like more information or to have the van at your next
event, contact Dale Richardson at (937) 224-KIDS.
- Various dates each month -- Independent
neighborhood support groups run by and for foster, adoptive and
kinship parents and caregivers are currently meeting in five
different areas of Cincinnati and its suburbs. Additional
neighborhood groups will be formed if sufficient interest is
generated. Current foster license or recent involvement with the
system is not required. For additional information, please contact
Sherrie Mathis at 513-231-9015 or email@example.com , or
Linda Wesseler at 513-683-5734 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 3rd Monday of every month -- FAST: Foster
Adoption Support Team will be meeting at 7 p.m. at the Butler
County CSB Building at 300 North Fair Avenue in Hamilton, OH.
Drinks and snacks are provided. Babysitting is provided for Butler
County children. Call ahead to reserve a spot for your
child/children: 726-6642, ask for Tracy. For more information,
please visit http://www.fosteradoptionsupportteam.com
- 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month-- The
Butler County Children Services Board will host Information
Meetings for prospective foster and adoptive families. The meetings
will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at BCCSB headquarters
at 300 North Fair Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio 45011. For additional
information, please call (513) 887-4055 or (800) 325-2685.
- 3rd Tuesday of every month-- Families for
Waiting Children support group provides information and support to
families adopting children from the public adoption system and
invites those in any phase of the adoption process. The group meets
from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Adoption Network, 1667 East 40th Street,
Cleveland. For additional information or to RSVP please call
216-325-1000 or visit www.adoptionnetwork.org.
- 2nd Thursday of every month--Adoption
Cluster/Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3955 Euclid Avenue, 3rd
Floor, Cleveland, Ohio. Contact Michele at (216) 381-2611 or at email@example.com for more
information. Sponsored by Cuyahoga County Department of Children
and Family Services.
- Every Friday--Support group for current and
prospective adoptive parents, especially for those who have adopted
or want to adopt special-needs children from public foster care
agencies within Ohio or in other U.S. states. The support group is
open to all families. For additional information, please contact
Patricia Hill, LISW, at (937) 277-6101.
- 1st Friday of every month--RESOLVE of Ohio
Columbus Educational meeting. 7:30 p.m. at Upper Arlington Public
Library, 2800 Tremont Road. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 1-800-414-OHIO (6446), box 2.
- 3rd Saturday of every month--Families Woven
From the Heart meets 3rd Sat of every month at 3:30 p.m. in Akron
to discuss pre- and post-adoption issues and provide support
before, during and after adoption. Kids are welcome. Contact Kris
at (330) 825-7814 or email email@example.com for directions
and more info.
- 3rd Saturday of every month--Support group for
potential adoptive parents and adoptive and foster parents with
special needs and non-special needs children, 1025 N. Reynolds
Road, Toledo, Ohio, 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Supervised play area
and snacks are provided. Contact Dawn Dusseau at (419) 534-3350 or
for more information. Sponsored by the Adopt America Network.
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