Adoption Matters - August 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)
Baton Rouge, LA
Free one-hour information session about adoption.
A presentation covering all aspects of finding families for children.
Many are intimidated about the process and not sure where to start.
Come hear our experienced social workers demystify the journey toward a successful adoption and building happy families.
Space is limited, registration is free.
Please note, for domestic adoption we serve families in the 12 civil parishes that comprise the Diocese of Baton Rouge; Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, Tangipahoa.
For International adoption, exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis (i.e., areas outside of Baton Rouge Diocese where Hague accredited international adoption services are not offered). Families outside of the diocese will be responsible for reimbursing mileage.
When & Where
Mission - Catholic Charities Diocese of Baton Rouge, Inc. proclaims the gospel vision of Jesus Christ as its mission by serving the needs of individuals and families, especially the poorest, and working with Church and community for justice, peace, and compassion in society.
Vision of the Maternity, Adoption, and Behavioral Health Services Department - Strengthening and empowering children and families through adoption, behavioral health, crisis case management, and pregnancy services with compassion, respect, justice, and a belief in the importance of family connectedness.
Adoption Matters is offered four times per year, and typically alternates from being a lunchtime session (noon-1pm) or an evening session (6-7pm).