Adoption Information Display
Friday November, 1, 9:00 am at Hall of Justice
As part of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day celebration, a display will be available to the general public througout the month of November in the lobby of the Wayne County Hall of Justice, located at 54 Broad Street, Lyons NY 14489. Information regarding adoption proceedures and various adoption agencies will be provided.
Adoption Day Celebration
Saturday November, 2, 11:00 am at Park United Methodist Church
Chautauqua County Dept. of Health & Human Services invites families to celebrate the forever families formed through foster care adoption over the past year at a luncheon and ceremony to honor them.
Monroe County Family Court 2013 National Adoption Day Celebration
Friday November, 22, 10:00 am at Monroe Family Court Rochester, NY
Rochester New York Monroe County National Adoption Day Celebration. The event is a partnership with Family Court, Monroe County Department of Human Services, State and local agencies. The celebration held at Family Court includes: finalizing an estimated 15 adoptions, honoring adoptive and foster families, raising awareness of children awaiting to be adopted and recruiting adoptive families. A reception will follow the program.
5th Judicial District National Adoption Day Celebration
Friday November, 22, 9:30 am at The OnCenter Complex, Syracuse, New York
Onondaga County and the Fifth Judicial District of the State of New York will hold its annual National Adoption Day Ceremony. Over the last 13 years, this free public event has grown from 20 people in a small courtroom to an event center that attracts over 700 people and finalizes over 70 adoptions. Our event is focused on celebrating adoptive and foster parents while providing the public with information to adopt or foster a child in our community. Our event includes tables of over a dozen local adoption/ foster agencies, local Sheriff's Department making ID cards for newly adopted children, a photographer taking the first family photo and this year, RONALD MCDONALD from McDonalds Restaurants! Every child attending has something to enjoy from the free coloring books and crayons to balloons to Cheerios and of course cake! We strive every year to make our event bigger and better and every year, we succeed with the support of our community, please join us this year in the fight to find EVERY CHILD A FOREVER HOME! See you in November.
National Adoption Day
Friday November, 22, 9:30 am at Utica, NY 13501
Celebrating National Adoption Day by finalizing as many adoptions as possible in one morning by all our Judges.
Friday November, 22, 9:00 am at White Plains Family Court 111 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., White Plains, NY
Adoption Day will be celebrated on November 22, 2013 in White Plains Family Court. There will be 15 adoptions finalized on Adoption Day. Breakfast and refreshments will be served for adoptive parents, children and staff.
Mecklenburg County Adoption Day Celebration
Saturday November, 23, 9:00 am at Mecklenburg County Court House
On 11/23/2013, Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services in conjunction with the Mecklenburg County Guardian ad Litem's office and the Mecklenburg County Judicial System will celebrate adoptions to be finalized on National Adoption Day as well as recognize already finalized adoptive families. The event is open to the public and all are welcomed to celebrate in this joyous occasion.
Friday November, 22, 6:00 pm at Guilford Counseling, PLC
Adoption empowerment activity for adoptees ages 5-17. All attendees are also invited to participate in a balloon release to send an attached message for their special triad member. Refreshments and cake will be served.
Friday November, 22, 6:00 pm at 430 Battleground Ave.
GUILFORD COUNSELING, PLLC invites you to help us CELEBRATE ADOPTION on Friday, November 22, 2013, 6-7:30 pm. Adoption empowerment activity for adoptees ages 5-17. All attendees are invited to participate in a balloon release to send an attached message for their special triad member. Refreshments and cake will be served. While there is much greater openness regarding adoption in recent years there are still many wary and marginalizing stereotypes that members of adoptive families encounter on a regular basis. We will talk about these challenges as well as the solid evidence for the strengths and resilience of adoptive families. We will also share what the research highlights as the factors that contribute to positive outcomes for adopted children. This celebration is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please email email@example.com to register.
National Adoption Day 2013
Saturday November, 23, 9:00 am at Cass County Courthouse
We will be celebrating the adoption finalizations of 19 children with 11 families! Please join us for fun family activities, food, a press conference, and a balloon releasing ceremony at the Cass County Courthouse.
Adoption Day at Probate Court - Cincinnati, OH
Friday November, 22, 9:00 am at 230 East 9th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Adoption Day at Probate Court
Adoption Month Kick-Off Event
Friday November, 1, 10:00 am at Cuyahoga County DCFS Cleveland Ohio
In Cleveland Ohio the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services will be hosting our 12th Annual Adoption Month Kick Off Event on November 1st, 2013 at the Jane Edna Hunter Building in Cleveland Ohio. Our guest speaker is Justice William M. O'Neill from the Supreme Court of Ohio, a former judge, an army officer, a registered nurse, and an adoptive parent. Our Master of Ceremonies is Mike Dunston, co-anchor of WEWS NewsChannel5’s Good Morning Cleveland and producer and host of the monthly adoption segment on NewsChannel5 at 5pm called ”A Child Is Waiting." A segment meant to help move some great kids from foster care to permanent loving homes. During the event we will be recognizing our Adoptive Families of the Year for their commitment and dedication as well as our Adoption Advocates of the Year for all their work with the waiting children of Cuyahoga County. We will also recognize the outstanding work of our adoption staff members for helping 120 children achieve permanency through adoption in Cuyahoga County and for helping 138 children get placed within their future adoptive families in the last twelve months.
National Adoption Day
Wednesday November, 20, 11:00 am at Franklin County Courthouse
Finalizing adoptions for seven families at the Franklin County Courthouse!
National Adoption Day Celebration, Butler County, OH
Friday November, 22, 9:00 am at Butler County Probate Court
Butler County Probate Court will be open to finalize adoptions for National Adoption Day.
Saturday November, 23, 10:00 am at University Parish Newman Center
Join us to learn more about the thousands of children waiting for forever families of their own. Meet and talk with adoptive families, children who've been adopted as well as adoption professionals who can help you figure out how to best support adoption in your community, your workplace and your home.