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Orientations and Classes

Open Adoption Orientation

We invite you to our Open Adoption Orientation, a free information session where an Adoption Connection professional will introduce and review the process of infant, open adoption and the services of our fully licensed adoption agency. This orientation is free of charge and open to all adults interested in learning more about this family building option. Pre-registration is required; no drop-ins please.

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Saturday
June 9
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Jewish Family and Children's Services
2150 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Tuesday
June 19
7:00 pm to 7:15 pm
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Saturday
July 14
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Jewish Family and Children's Services
2150 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Saturday
August 4
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Parents Place
200 Channing Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Preparing for Open Adoption

This one-day intensive is an educational requirement for all Adoption Connection homestudy clients. This informative workshop offers an in-depth exploration into the open adoption process and includes hearing guest speakers (adoptive parents and placing birthparents) share their unique perspectives and personal experiences in open adoption while offering participants the opportunity to ask questions in a supportive environment.

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Saturday
July 7
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adoption Connection
1710 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Saturday
August 18
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adoption Connection
1710 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Saturday
September 29
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adoption Connection
1710 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Saturday
October 27
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adoption Connection
1710 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Saturday
December 8
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adoption Connection
1710 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Transracial Adoption Workshop

Becoming a conspicuous family is something adoptive families discuss when considering adopting a baby of a different race/ethnicity than themselves. This one-day intensive is required for Adoption Connection clients who are open to adopting a child of a race or ethnicity different than their own, and their partner or spouse, or who are interested in learning more about transracial adoption.

WhenWhereRegister
Saturday
August 4
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Jewish Family and Children's Services
2150 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Talking with Your Child About Adoption (Any Age)

Talking with your child about adoption in an age appropriate manner can be tricky! Get education and tools in this discussion group for parents of adopted children of any age and connect with other adoptive families.

WhenWhereRegister
Wednesday
June 20
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Jewish Family and Children's Services
2150 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
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