ADOPTION EXPO: Saturday, November 12, Washington, DC
ATTEND A FREE ADOPTION EXPO for prospective and current adoptive parents. The Freddie Mac Foundation’s Adoption Expo will showcase dozens of adoption agencies and services in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., as well as national and international adoption resources. This is an ideal opportunity to learn about every stage of the adoption process, including:
~ How to know when you’re ready to adopt,
~ What to expect during key process steps,
~ What to expect after you bring your child home, and
~ When and how to obtain post-adoption support to strengthen your family.
WHEN: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 11 am to 3 pm
WHERE: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC
Metro Accessible (Metro Center, exit into hotel)
WHO IT'S FOR:
~ Anyone considering or currently pursuing adoption, whether domestic or international
~ Adoptive parents interested in learning about post-adoption resources
~ Adoption Agencies and Service Providers
~ Domestic, International, Public and Private Adoptions
~ Pre- and Post-Adoption Services and Resources
~ Workshops for prospective and current adoptive parents
~ Parent-to-parent discussion groups
~ Resource materials for every stage of the adoption process
~ Opportunities to meet authors of books about adoption and adoption experiences
~ Welcome remarks by Barbara Harrison, NBC4 anchor and host of
Freddie Mac Foundation's Wednesday's Child.
Children are also welcome to attend. Children’s entertainment will be provided throughout the afternoon. (Child care not provided.)
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Visit www.freddiemacfoundation.org and click on the Adoption Expo banner to learn more and download a flyer to share in your community.
The Freddie Mac Foundation Adoption Expo is offered in partnership with NBC4 and the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments.