Many couples and individuals hoping to become parents or to expand their families look to adoption. This endeavor can be both exciting and overwhelming. There is so much information available about adoption that people often ask, "Where do I begin?"
Adoption 101 is a three-hour workshop intended for people looking into adoption for the first time and includes information on:
- Key Decisions
- Type of Adoption
- Adoption Provider
- Three Roads to Adoption
- Private, Domestic Infant Adoption
- Public, Waiting Child Adoption
- International Adoption
- Financing an Adoption
- Adoptive Parent Panel
- Adoption is a Lifelong Journey
- Questions and Answers
This workshop will give you a realistic overview of the adoption options and the process involved in each from both professionals and parents. The information and resources offered will help you make a decision about the best route for your adoption journey. Adoption Network Cleveland is a neutral source of information, as we are not an adoption agency facilitating any certain type of adoption.
Due to current safety guidelines from the state of Ohio, this workshop will be offered virtually using Google Meet. This virtual meeting platform can be accessed through a home computer/laptop, tablet, or mobile phone) and will require an internet connection or phone data connection. Google Meet is free to use for participants.
Member cost: $20 per person and $35 per couple
Non-Members: $35 per person and $55 per couple
Add $5 if paying the day of the workshop.