Category Archives: Foster

June is Pride Month!

Building a Family Through Adoption People all over the world are seeking to build their families through adoption and LGTBQ+ families are no different. According to the Census, between 2 to 3.7 million children have a parent that identifies as LGTBQ+. This same document notes that that same sex couples are six times more likely

May is Foster Care Awareness Month!

May is a month that brings hope as the trees bloom, we all finally commit to buying flowers knowing that there are no more unexpected freezes. We are hopeful as we watch graduates get ready for their next adventure and hopeful that another summer is approaching. May is also National Foster Care Awareness Month. Nothing

Adoption By The Numbers

  Adoption has always been a strange topic of discussion in American culture. On one hand, 60% of Americans have some form of personal experience with adoption, and yet tens of millions of Americans know very little about it (Adoption Network). Adoption has always had a community around it, made up of adoptive families, agencies, children, and

New Foster/Adoptive Parent Orientation and Information Meeting!

Tue, September 27, 5pm – 7pm Milwaukee GLBT Community Center, 1110 N Market St #2, Milwaukee, WI  For more information or to register, contact SaintA at 855-GROW-HOPE or growhope@sainta.org. Please note: Due to the sensitive content covered during orientation, we ask that only adults attend.

TED Talk Tuesday Presents: Georgette Mulheir: The Tragedy of Orphanages

Orphanages are costly and can cause irreparable damage both mentally and physically for its charges — so why are they still so ubiquitous?  

Healing Hearts Support Group for Adoption/Foster-Care Parents

Hello! In just a couple of weeks there will be a wonderful opportunity to attend a support group if you are an adoptive or foster care parent. Event details are below. Please contact the provided number for details.  Healing Hearts Adoption/Foster-Care Parent Support Group 3rd Tuesday of the Month February 16th –  6-7:30pm Guest Speaker:

Upcoming Teen & Family Events for the Adoptive and Foster Community

On behalf of Around the PARC, we are pleased to inform you of a few events that may be of interest to you and your family in the coming months. For additional information regarding each event please contact the personals listed below in blue. We hope you enjoy! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teen Bowling Tuesday, February 9, 2016