National Adoption Day
Thursday November, 21, 11:30 am at Columbiana, Al.
Partnering for Permanency
Saturday November, 23, 1:00 pm at Boland Lanes
Come join us on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Boland Lanes from 1-3pm for family fun, bowling, cake and treats to celebrate National Adoption Day! There will be information on becoming foster/adoptive families. November is National Adoption Month. Hope to see you there.
"Birth" day party celebration
Wednesday November, 13, 4:00 pm at Blount County DHR 415 5th Avenue East Oneonta, Al. 35121
At 4:00 p.m. on November 14, 2013 Blount County DHR is having a "Birth" day party celebration with decorations, goodie bags for the children and birthday cupcakes for the children to decorate. Birthday Party for any children recently adopted.
Wilcox County Goes Blue for National Adoption Month
Thursday November, 7, 11:30 am at
On November 7, 2013, Wilcox County Department of Human Resources Service Unit will partner with Wilcox County Juvenile Judge Jo Celeste Pettway and the Wilcox County Children's Policy Council hosting a seminar on “Teen Suicide and Bullying” for community partners (court, law enforcement, education, mental health, pastors/churches, parents and potential foster/adoptive parents) with presenter, Mr. Brent Cosby, M.S. of Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center, Dothan, Alabama to educate the community on these high rising issues. Adoption Literature and Applications will be available during this event in our ongoing efforts to recruit potential new Foster/Adoptive parents. "Royal Blue Ribbons" will be pinned on those in attendance and the DHR staff attire will include the "Royal Blue Tops" in recognition of National Adoption Month.
Adoption Day Celebration
Friday November, 15, 11:00 am at Anchorage
The Alaska Center for Resource Families in partnership with the Office of Children's Services will host a celebration for adoptions finalized on this day. Approximately 40 children will be adopted and a ceremony will occur after the adoption hearings. Lunch will be provided and activities for the children, including a balloon twister.
Friday November, 15, 10:00 am at 101 Lacy Street
Finalizing adoptions at courthouse in Fairbanks, Alaska!
Thursday November, 21, 3:00 pm at Juneau, AK
Office of Children's Services will be holding a family event for all families who have adopted through OCS during 2013. We will have food, activities, music, party treats, etc. Social workers, judges, GALs, CASAs and Tribal workers will be in attendance.
Wasilla Annual Adoption Celebration
Saturday November, 16, 10:00 am at North Bowl, Wasilla
Alaska Center for Resource Families and the Office of Children's Services will hold an Adoption Celebration at North Bowl for families that finalized their adoptions over the past year. The kids can bowl for up to 2 hours before lunch and the adults can work on LifeBooks. Afterwards we will entertain the kids with a balloon artist and a magician while the adults share their personal adoption stories. We will also have an adoption celebration during finalizations at the Palmer Courthouse Dec.5th.
Pinal County Adoption Day
Saturday November, 2, 8:30 am at Pinal County Superior Courthouse-Florence,AZ
Pinal County Superior Courthouse in Florence, AZ is joining courts across the country and opening its doors during National Adoption Month to finalize adoptions of children from foster care and to celebrate all families that adopt.
Maricopa County National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 23, 9:00 am at 3131 West Durango Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85009
Maricopa County has been a part of National Adoption Day since the beginning! Our families are treated to ice cream and cake, snacks and drinks, a professional photographer who captures your new family in an 8x10 photo as a gift to you along with a matching frame. The children receive gift bags and there is entertainment including music, games, clowns, and lots of fun!!!
Maricopa County National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 23, 9:00 am at 3131 West Durango Avenue Phoenix Arizona
Our event begins at 9 am and continues until 3 pm. We finalize more than 300 adoptions on this day! We have snacks, ice cream and cake for the families. We provide a professional photographer who captures a portrait of your family and we give to each family a free 8x10 portrait. We provide gifts for the children. There are activities, games, face painting, balloons, music and more. We also provide information and resources for those interested in fostering and adopting.
Prescott Adoption Celebration
Saturday November, 23, 8:30 am at Yavapai Courthouse, Prescott, AZ
Adoption in the Park
Saturday November, 2, 10:00 am at Tucson, AZ
This is our local annual event to celebrate our adoptive families during National Adoption Month. There are fun family activities, food and resources provided to the families who adopt at this event.
Adoption Day in the Park
Saturday November, 2, 10:00 am at Confidential
Three park ramadas will become "courtrooms without walls" as 76 children are adopted by 58 families. Eight juvenile court judges and more than 100 volunteers from the court and 12 adoption agencies will serve hot dogs and nachos and provide the families with all kinds of fun: jumping castles, a cake walk, facepainting, carnival games, and professional family portraits.
Yuma County Celebrates National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 23, 9:00 am at Yuma County Juvenile justice Center
Yuma County will finalize adoptions and have entertainment and educational activities for families who have adopted children since Adoption Day 2012