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Upcoming Events

Proactive Parenting Support Group

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Proactive Parenting is a group moderated by two psychologists and topics vary by week. This group is a place for current or prospective adoptive parents and foster care providers to encourage one another through community, education, and common understanding. This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients cost is $10. Register…

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

July 24 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

In CORE, Families will learn about core topics to prepare them for adoptive and foster parenting. You will learn about the impact of trauma, abuse, neglect, and prenatal substance exposure on child development as well as attachment, birth family dynamics, understanding grief and loss, and preparing for placement. This training is for EVOLVE clients only.…

Group Adoption Information Meeting

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers. These meetings are free, open to the general public, and designed to help those with no prior experience in adoption or foster care understand how the programs work. Our Information Meetings are also considered the “starting point” for those looking…

Child from the Philippines

International Adoption Education

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States

Our International Adoption Education is for families preparing for international adoption. Topics covered include overview of the international adoption process, reasons for placement, country specific information, impact of orphanage care on children, overview of sexual abuse, preparing for placement, discipline and re-parenting hurt children, assessing child behavior, talking about adoption with your child(ren), post placement…

Foster Care Education

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

This is designed for those in the process of becoming foster parents. Participants will learn the ins and outs of both traditional and concurrent planning. This program is for MN Families who are looking to become licensed as foster parents. This training is for EVOLVE clients only. Register HERE If you would like to be…