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Group Foster Care Information Meeting

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MN United States

Our Foster Care Information Meetings will provide you a brief overview of our foster care program. You will learn more about the process, the requirements, and the options you have at EVOLVE. This information session is considered a starting point in your journey. No prior knowledge is required! This event is open to the public.…

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

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…

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

This class explores diversity and what ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ children need from their parents, siblings, and other caring adults in order to grow up with a strong self-esteem. This training is free to EVOLVE Clients. Non-EVOLVE client cost is $50 per family (up to two adults) and  $50 per professional. Register HERE If you…

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

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

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
MN 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…