P.O. Box 603
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Social events, including playgroups, are announced via email. Visit the Join page to learn how to join AFCR’s email lists.
Upcoming Workshops, Discussion Groups, & Administration Meetings
Discussion Group for Prospective & Waiting Adoptive Parents
Tuesday, December 10
McKownville United Methodist Church, Celebration Room
This supportive meeting will provide an opportunity for those thinking about building a family through adoption and waiting parents to share concerns, ideas, fears and excitement. Adoptive parents will facilitate the discussion and will share their stories and knowledge.
Wednesday, January 15
East Greenbush library
Lifebooks are an important and valuable tool for adoptive parents and children - a true gift of the heart that can greatly enhance the family bond. Learn practical tips for getting started - and creating a unique and life-affirming book for your child.
AFCR’s workshops are usually held at these two locations:
•Colonie Community Center - 1653 Central Ave, Albany
The Colonie Community Center is 1.2 miles west of Wolf Rd. The Auditorium is in the left wing of the building. The East Lounge and Room 8 are in the right wing of the building.
The Colonie Community Center is across the street from Lake Electronics.
•McKownville United Methodist Church - 1565 Western Ave, Guilderland. The church is between I-87 and the entrance to Crossgates Mall. The parking lot is behind the church. Use the stairs on the left to access the meeting rooms.
•Workshops are free and open to the public.
•Reservations are not required with the exception of some cultural events.
•Children of all ages are not allowed at evening workshops unless specifically stated in the event description. Children are welcome at social events.
•If a workshop needs to be canceled due to bad weather AFCR's voice mail 518-763-8019 will be updated.