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Support, Events, and Resources for Adoptive Parents

For more information regarding any of the events or resources, please email us at adoptinfo@ccda.net

Information Meetings - 7 p.m.

For new families interested in learning more about our adoption programs and home study process. The prospective adoptive family needs to reside in the Diocese of Arlington. Space is limited, please RSVP by emailing  adoptinfo@ccda.net. There is no cost to attending an information session.

If you are unable to make the pre-scheduled information sessions or if you’d like to meet with a worker privately to discuss your options regarding adoption, please contact us to schedule an adoption consultation. The fee for this service is $50 which will be credited towards your application fee if you apply to our program.

Meeting Dates

  • June 13, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • October 10, 2019 cancelled!
  • November 7, 2019
  • December 12, 2019

Monthly Waiting Families Trainings

For home study approved adoptive families.

Please call to sign up prior to attending.

​Training Dates

  • ​Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7 p.m.
    An Overview of Trust-Based Relational Interventions (TBRI ®)
  • July and August – No training (summer break)
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7 p.m.
    Adoption in Schools
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Time TBD
    Adoptive Family Picnic
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 7 p.m.
    Becoming an Adoption Advocate
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7 p.m.
    Adoptee Presentation

Pre-Adopt Training

9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For families who are completing the home study process. Only one all-day session is needed for home study approval.

Please call to sign up prior to attending and bring a bagged lunch.

Training Dates​

  • Thursday, June 27th, 2019
  • Thursday, July 24th, 2019
  • Thursday, September 12th, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019