22nd Annual Adoption Fair

Saturday 04 November 2017 10:15am - 01:15pm
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Thinking about building your family through adoption? Not sure where to start? Consider joining AFCR for the 22nd annual Adoption Fair.

10:15am - 11am
Seminar, 'Adoption: Where do I start?' presented by Marie Dolfi, LCSW

11am - 12:30pm
Adoption Fair - Attendees will have the opportunity to talk with adoption service providers including adoption agencies, attorneys, social workers, and other professionals.

12:30pm - 1:15pm
Mini-workshops - special topcis (domestic adoption, foster care, international adoption, affording adoption, etc...)

A program containing information to help prepare for the adoption journey and a list of adoption service providers will be provided to those attending the Adoption Fair.

Adoptive families will be on hand to answer questions, and light refreshments will be provided.

Admission is free; however, this is an adult ONLY event.

Location : Guilderland Public Library 2228 Western Ave, Guilderland, New York 12084


Social events, including playgroups, are announced via email. Visit the Get Involved page to learn how to join AFCR’s email lists. 
Information on AFCR’s workshop policies and workshop locations can be found below, followed by upcoming AFCR events.
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.
Workshop policies
  • 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.

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