Adoption information meeting in Belvidere April 15
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Children’s Home & Aid Society of Illinois provides adoption home study services and post-placement supervision and counseling, as required by the Illinois Adoption Act for all types of adoption, including private/identified agency domestic infant, international, and older child adoption.
Children’s Home & Aid assists with an average of 35 to 45 adoptive placements each year. Over the past 13 years, the agency has placed more than 500 children, including more than 100 international children, more than 200 infants, and close to 200 waiting children from the foster care system.
The agency also offers from16 to 27 hours of very informative training regarding adoption issues, hearing professionals discuss sensory integration, attachment, legal and medical issues, and adoptive families telling their success stories of their adoptions. During the training classes, the adoptive parents become acquainted with other adoptive families in the same process, and often share in their adoption journey together.
An information meeting regarding domestic and international adoption for prospective adoptive parents will be held from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, April 15, at First United Methodist Church, 610 Bonus St., Belvidere. Topics to be covered are: How to Do a Domestic Infant Agency Adoption and How to Do an International Adoption.
For reservations, call (815) 962-1043 or 1-888-248-4335. Walk-ins are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Posted April 11, 2012
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