Support Groups

We understand that adoption is a journey that requires a lot of thoughtful preparation, training and ongoing support. We encourage our families to do everything possible to establish the foundations and supports needed to see them through every step in their journey.

 

Here are resources that our families have found valuable:


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Antioch Adoptions Support Group


Meets on the second Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8 PM at East Renton Community Church.

 

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Refresh Support Group


Meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 6:45-8:45pm at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond. Childcare is available with RSVP. Dinner is available from 6:00-6:30pm (small donation for dinner and childcare).

 

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Refresh Conference

It's a "time for you to escape from the distractions and chaos of life and be refreshed, equipped, and inspired." There is nothing quite like being with thousands of other foster and adoptive parents who get you.

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The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence


Offers free Caregiver Core Training to licensed foster parents.

 

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Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development


(Trust-Based Relational Intervention)

 

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